Strategic Materials in a Polarizing World : A Conversation with Amanda Lacaze, Managing Director & CEO – Lynas Corporation

01 Dec 2020

Amanda Lacaze

CEO and Managing Director ,
Lynas Corporation

Control of strategic resources has been a defining force for the past century and in some cases can tip the balance of geopolitical power. With our modern society dependent on Rare Earths for everything from our mobile devices to new technologies to address global warming, there are few materials that are more strategic.  As the only producer of scale of separated Rare Earths outside of China and the second largest in the world, Lynas Corporation plays a critical role in the global supply chain of the modern world.  The Asia Mining Club is delighted host our 2ndonline event with Amanda Lacaze, Managing Director & CEO of Lynas Corporation, one of the Rare Earth industries most respected leaders as she discusses the current environment for Rare Earths and the Rare Earths sector and how Lynas Corporation is positioning itself in this dynamic environment.

To Join this Online Event:
This event is free-of-charge.  Simply click on “Book Now” button and register.  An online link to the event with login details will be sent to you prior to the event.  For queries, please contact Club Secretary at or +852-9191-0630.

Date - 01 Dec 2020 (Tuesday)
Time - 12:00pm HK time
Venue - Online Zoom Webinar
Price - Free-of-Charge


Speaker Profile

Amanda Lacaze is the CEO and Managing Director of Lynas Corporation. Lynas produces Rare Earth materials which are essential to 21st century technologies and green technologies, including electric vehicles, electronics and wind turbines.

Appointed in June 2014, Amanda successfully led the company through a challenging turnaround and Lynas is now the world’s 2nd largest producer of Rare Earth materials and the only producer of scale of separated Rare Earths outside of China.

Designed from the ground up as an environmentally responsible producer, Lynas is uniquely positioned with a high-grade, Tier 1 resource in Mt Weld, Western Australia, inhouse IP, and a proven processing facility in Malaysia, which is the only Rare Earths centre of excellence outside of China.

In 2019, Amanda was named in the Australian Financial Review Magazine’s ‘Power List’ as one of the 10 most powerful corporate leaders for 2019, and in 2018, Amanda was recognized as CEO of the Year in the MiningNews.Net Awards.

Early in her career, Amanda developed deep management and marketing experience which led to positions across many industries, including telecommunications, agriculture and FMCG.

Amanda is currently a Non-Executive Director of ING Bank Australia LTD and a board member of the Minerals Council of Australia. She is also a member of Chief Executive Women and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.