BHP Billiton: Athalie Williams

Athalie joined BHP in January 2007.

BHP Billiton’s Chief People Officer Athalie Williams, has over 20 years’ experience in leading complex organisational and workforce transformation programs to deliver business value. Since joining BHP as the Group HR Manager for Organisational Development and Learning, she has risen through the ranks, holding positions as Vice President for HR Marketing, Vice President of HR for the Uranium business and Group HR Manager of Executive Resourcing & Development. Prior to BHP Billiton, Athalie was an organisation strategy and workforce transformation advisor with Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) and National Australia Bank.



Jan 2015 – Present:  Chief People Officer, BHP Billiton

Oct 2013 – Dec 2014: VP Human Resources, Marketing, BHP Billiton Marketing

Nov 2009 – Oct 2013: VP Human Resources, Uranium, BHP Billiton

Jan 2009 – Nov 2009: Group HR Manager, Executive Resourcing

                                        and Development, BHP Billiton

Jan 2007 – Jan 2009: Group HR Manager, Organisational Development

                                       and Learning, BHP Billiton



2001 – 2001:               Advanced Business Management Certificate, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

1988 – 1991:               BA (Hons), University of Melbourne


About BHP Billiton

BHP Billiton, is an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum dual-listed public company headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is among the world’s top producers of major commodities including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. The company also has substantial interests in oil, gas and energy coal.