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Mary-Jane Vince


Mary-Jane has 12 years’ experience in the mining industry in Africa, North and South America developing best practice EHS management systems built across entire life of mine processes, from exploration, permitting, greenfield/brownfield construction, start up and commissioning, operations and closure. 


The combination of technical skills and knowledge supported by practical industry experience with people of different cultural backgrounds has given Mary-Jane a high level of communication, understanding and adaptability to provide effective health and safety advisory and training services.


Her work has brought her into many unique and sensitive operating environments and as a result she is comfortable in multi-cultural stakeholder engagement, working with organisations, local communities and government to find mutually beneficial solutions to challenges in mine operations, expansion, rehabilitation and closure.

Mary-Jane joined the Safety Wise team in 2012 working in North America and Botswana, before recently relocating to Canada providing ICAM training, investigation and consulting services for clients in multiple industries.

Mary-Jane has extensive skills and experience in:


  • Investigating incidents and accidents in mining, transportation, construction and petroleum sectors in a number of different countries, including ICAM training and facilitation

  • Developing and facilitating risk management plans

  • Development, implementation and auditing of emergency and crisis management plans

  • EHS Management system implementation, auditing and advisory services

  • Environmental and social impact assessments, including stakeholder consulting

  • Developing supervisor skills and leadership certification processes.

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