She is a senior Energy professional, Petroleum Engineer and Women Empowerment advocate. Mireille is the Managing Director of the Perth Australia-based energy company MT Energy Resources Ltd. Her experience spans 4 continents as she worked on billion dollar projects for multinational, international and government companies across Australia, Africa, Asia and Europe in a range of technical and leadership roles for more than 20 years. She founded STEM Queens in Uganda and Australia in 2018 and 2020, respectively, with the objective to reach out and sponsor African and Indigenous Australian girls and women to embrace STEM and increase women’s participation in STEM sectors.
STEM Queens has for objective to empower at least one million women and girls in STEM by 2025. She has published three books of which: “Local Content Key Enabler for Oil and Gas projects in Emerging Markets: Investing, Developing and Providing Oversight in Countries of Operation” which is now a reference book in universities and organisations across Europe and Africa. Mireille serves as board member, Ambassador, global executive and partner to global and local organizations. She contributes to international leadership and technical causes, Think Tank groups and forums and has been a guest lecturer in several technical and leadership institutions and universities globally.
She is the recipient of several international awards for her commendable entrepreneurial contributions in the field of Energy Resources Management and Women Empowerment and in her services in promulgating entrepreneurship development and women empowerment across the globe. Above all, a dear Soul Sister who is passionately devoted to mentoring and motivating young women to exceed and excel, bridging the gender gap, overcoming barriers and breaking the metaphorical glass ceiling.