CME chief steps down

CHAMBER of Minerals and Energy (CME) of Western Australia chief executive officer Tim Shanahan has resigned to take up a position as Director of an energy and minerals initiative at The University of Western Australia.

Shanahan took up the role of Chief Executive of CME in June 2001 and has been credited with building the CME into one of the nation’s most influential resource industry representative organisations, according to CME President David Smith.

“Tim is well respected by industry and government leaders alike and has played a key role in addressing many of the industry’s issues,” he said.

“He has been a key leader in our industry through one of the State’s most dramatic periods of growth. He has recognised the critical regional and social partnerships that underpin our industry’s success, and has worked tirelessly to address them.”

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