Women in Mining, Megan Mchunu

04 Sep 2023

As part of Women’s Day celebrations in the Republic of South Africa, Mining Review Africa recently interviewed Orica’s Senior Legal Counsel in Africa Megan Mchunu to learn about her career in law and how she has been able to thrive in an environment of inclusion at Orica. 
Watch Megan’s interview below to learn more about the positive impact of inclusive leadership as it is put into good practice, including having diverse voices drive the business.


Orica operates in more than 100 countries, and strives to see the talent pool reflect the many countries and cultures the company proudly supports. 
Established in 1874, Orica has grown to become the world leader in mining and civil blasting with a diverse of team of more than 13,000 across the world. 
‘We believe it’s the power of our people that leads change. Our vision is to inspire and enable our people to shape the future into a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable place to work, live and thrive,’ says Sarah Van Helden, EMEA Head of Human Resources.
Every day, all around the world, Orica’s people help mobilise vital resources essential to the commercial success and progress as an inclusive organisation. 
To see more of Orica’s inspiring employees’ journeys, follow the hashtag #OricaFutureShaper on LinkedIn.

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