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Bobbie Foot:
Speaker HSE
in Workplace
of the Future

United Nations, Geneva, 7-8 November 2019: The Impact of Mine Closure on Women and Girls

Acutely attuned to the impact of today’s decisions and priorities on the wellbeing of tomorrow’s workplaces and communities, Bobbie Foot’s expertise and speaking focus remains on the opportunities for new HSE practices possible through digital disruption, data and technology and the challenges they mitigate.

Her delivery style is direct, authoritative and engaging, yet deeply humble.

Speaking Engagements

Queensland Commisioner for Mine Health and Safety - Lead Indicators Workshop, 30th of November 2021

Women of Boards -Legacy Leadership Panel, 30th of November 2021

Women of Boards - Making it Real interview with Bobbie Foot, 6th of September 2021


Rethinking Safety Podcast - Interviewed by Sean Brady, Author of the QLD Industry Fatality Review on how to improve safety within mining, November 2020

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Bowen Basin Safety Forum - Psychological Safety : Not just nice but necessary! 18th of October 2020

COVID-19 Regional Radio Interview - Community questions about the pandemic response, 4RAR Radio, 23rd of April 2020


COVID-19 Webinar – Resources sector update: An OHS perspective, AusIMM, 7th of April 2020


The Impact of Mine Closure on Women and Girls- Applying a Social Value Approach, United Nations, Geneva, 8 November 2019

Diesel Particulate, AusIMM February 2018

Speaking Topics

The Impact of Mine Closure on Women and Girls- Applying a Social Value Approach, United Nations, Geneva, 8 November 2019

Delivered to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane, Bobbie’s presentation showed how implementing strategies to achieve a gender balanced workforce which includes diverse perspectives in the planning and co-design process can help achieve equitable outcomes for women and girls throughout the mine life cycle.


Workplace of the Future: Growing Mentally Healthy Workplaces means Building a Culture of Care.

Fatigue Risk: Applying Best Practice Fatigue Management in High Risk Environments.

Work Health and Safety Technology: New Directions for Health and Safety in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Industrial Hygiene Best Practice – Incorporating industrial hygiene management strategies into your business – Exposures to Pandemics.

The Digital Mine: HSE Innovation in Resources and Beyond

At the forefront of HSE for future workplaces, Bobbie Foot’s years of senior leadership are informed by a combination of her direct allied health background, on-ground mine-site experience and the creation and implementation of award-winning, innovative HSE programs.
Bobbie thrives on improving industry standards across HSE, by leveraging data, science and technological innovation in the digital mine to prevent harm, and improve wellbeing of people and the environment. Application of these leading technologies offers significant opportunities for other industries such as agribusiness, health care, education, resource management and more.

Committed and caring. Captivating and credible. One powerful speaker. One irrefutably authentic leader.