Belinda Grealy is the European Business Manager for Orica. As the leading global supplier of commercial explosives, Orica operate in every major mining market across more than 100 countries. As the General Manager of Orica’s subsidiaries and Joint Venture partners across Europe, Belinda Grealy leads a culturally diverse team throughout nine countries to ensure quality blasting services for over 2000 customers.
Having been awarded the University Medal and earned a BSc Honours Degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration with the University of Newcastle, Australia, Belinda commenced her professional career with BHP Steelworks in 1993.
Belinda continues to enjoy and advance her career cultivated in the Australian Heavy Industry landscape. Belinda is recognised for successfully delivering improved performance in complex commercial and operational management roles within steel and aluminium manufacturing, rail haulage and logistics, as well as stevedoring and blasting services. An advocate and role model for STEM based careers, she has continued to collaborate with educational and technical institutions to open minds and highlight career pathways in industries that are being re-imagined.
Challenging organisations in which she operates, Belinda is focussed on introducing and unlocking diverse talent as well as utilising a collaborative approach to advance technology offerings for Orica’s customers. A move from Newcastle, Australia to Manchester, United Kingdom has seen Belinda shift away from some of her greatest loves; family and surf lifesaving, to trail run around Europe and bring together one of Orica’s most diverse regions and advance new technologies in the quarry and mining market.