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Athalie Williams

Chief People Officer

BA (Hons). FAHRI


Athalie joined BHP in 2007 and was appointed to the position of Chief People Officer effective 1 July 2015. Athalie leads a global team responsible for organisational strategy, talent and resource management, leadership development and workforce performance. 

Athalie has over 30 years’ experience in leading complex enterprise-wide organisations and workforce transformation programs to deliver business value. Over Athalie’s 14 year career at BHP, she has held several senior HR roles including Vice President HR, Uranium and Group HR Manager Executive Resourcing and Development.  Prior to BHP, Athalie was an organisational strategy and workforce transformation advisor with Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) and General Manager, Cultural Transformation at NAB.

The road to gender balance

Read Chief People Officer, Athalie's, article on the road to gender balance in BHP.