Steven Knott has been Australian Metals and Mines Association's Chief Executive since 1997.
On behalf of resource industry employers in Australia, Steve leads AMMA's workforce lobbying efforts to government, opposition and other relevant stakeholders at state and federal government levels.
Steve also leads AMMA's extensive array of employment consulting services, incorporating employment and industrial relations specialists, AMMA's registered training organisation, human resource management consultants, migration agent services and employment survey specialists. These services are provided on a national basis to AMMA's extensive member network of mining, oil and gas and service related companies, from blue chip corporations to small businesses.
Working directly with employers, employees and relevant employee representatives, Steve assiduously advocates for employment legislation that gives employers and employees the freedom to enter into productive enterprise based working arrangements.
Prior to promotion to the Chief Executive role, Steve served two years as AMMA's West Australian manager and one year as Tasmanian AMMA manager.
Before joining AMMA, he held senior management positions with the Hydro Electric Commission Tasmania including the roles of employee relations manager and human resources manager.
Steve is a member of the National Workplace Relations Consultative Council, the International Labour Advisory Committee, and holds various other representative roles on behalf of AMMA.
Professional memberships include the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Chartered Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute and Industrial Relations Society of Victoria.