UQ Sustainable Mineral Institute, Centre of Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM)
Pam Bourke has 35 years’ experience as a community development and social planning practitioner and trainer working with the extractives sector, government and NGOs across Australia and internationally.
Pam acts as a catalyst to build cross sectoral understanding and collaboration to address the social, economic and environmental impacts of policies and projects.
Pam specializes in designing engagement strategies targeting disadvantaged or marginalised groups including hard to reach stakeholders where trust is low.
Pam teaches Community Relations for the Resource Sector at the University of Queensland, and Catolica University in Chile. Pam has a Bachelor of Social Work and a Masters in Social Welfare Administration and Planning from the University of Queensland.