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Alex Wilkinson

Director - Mining

  • Industry: Mining, Minerals & Metals
  • Regions covered: Global

Alex heads up our Western Australia and Victoria operations and is responsible for APAC Mining & Engineering teams.  He specialises in Executive & Leadership search in the Mining industry with a focus on Health, Safety, Environment, Risk & Sustainability assignments.

Alex covers this function globally, placing positions from Group Advisor through to Vice President level all around the world, with a particularly strong client base in Australia, Canada and the United States. His forte is carrying out retained assignments for global mining companies who are looking to develop their corporate & site leadership capabilities.

Alex joined CSG in 2014 after relocating from the UK, Alex is a BSc qualified Quantity Surveyor and spent four years managing the cost on projects ranging from $500k to $20 million. At 24 years old, he successfully set up and ran his own recruitment business for 2 years in the UK focusing on the energy sector, before deciding to relocate to Australia to work with and learn from more experienced recruiters. After joining CSG, Alex was quick to rise up the ranks, securing multiple promotions before being offered the opportunity to develop a new office for CSG in Melbourne, which opened in October 2018.

Alex is passionate about supporting businesses to find the best leadership talent in the market and seeing the tangible impacts this can have on both the business and the individual.

“It’s amazing knowing that I can help change a company’s health and safety capabilities by providing them with a health and safety leader who directly drives the improvement of that performance.”

Because of his global work, Alex loves the opportunities he has to travel, which allow him to meet his clients and candidates face to face and learn about different cultures.