Executive Director, Occupational Health and Hygiene at the DNRME, Queensland
Heidi Roberts is Executive Director, Occupational Health and Hygiene at the Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy, Queensland. Since 2017 Heidi has been responsible for reforming the Coal Mine Workers Health Scheme in response to the re-identification of Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis in Queensland coal miners. This response has included the implementation of all 18 recommendations made by Monash University in their review of the respirable component of the health scheme.
Prior to that, Heidi held senior positions at Xstrata Copper, the Gladstone Area Water Board and Diversified Mining Services.