Dr Sharna Glover
CEO of Imvelo Pty. Ltd.
The role of AI and automation in precision mining
Sharna is the co-founder of Imvelo Pty. Ltd and is the company CEO. She is an experienced executive leader with a twenty-year track record of successfully leading step-change technology programs. Sharna is experienced and passionate about delivering significant improvement to safety and productivity in all resource sectors through embedding technology within business plans. She creates vision that inspires and aligns teams to deliver on innovation plans. The ability to create connections through technology partnerships across the full ecosystem is a unique quality that Sharna brings to the table.
Sharna was most recently the Program Director of BHP’s Autonomous Operations Program which is developing the next generation in robotics and precision resource extraction for the mining industry. Sharna was managing a global team and a demonstration test bed in Arizona US. Delivery was underpinned by strong technology partnerships in the US and Europe with the best in autonomy technology. Sharna demonstrated the power of an industry ecosystem to accelerate delivery through her novel leadership approach.
Sharna holds a first class double degree in Chemical Engineering and Science, as well as a PhD in Engineering. She is an Advisory Board member of Australia’s Space Agency, a Board Member of the Robotics Australia Group, an Advisory Board Member of the Queensland Robotics Cluster, and an Advisory Board Member of the SmartSAT CRC.