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Dr. Doris Hiam-Galvez

Regional Director Europe

Dr. Doris Hiam-Galvez is a Chemical Engineer with PhD in Physical Metallurgy. She is currently Director, Metals for Hatch. She ran Hatch Europe until March 2017.  Doris has 20 years of experience managing global technical organizations for major manufacturing companies. She has been with Hatch for 10 years creating new and innovative business to grow the company in new regions (Australia, South America, Europe) by understanding customer needs, anticipating future needs and creating new services to meet them.
Before joining Hatch she was the CTO for Novelis, a leading global aluminum manufacturing company. Doris also led global technical organizations for major manufacturing companies. These organizations included : Engineering, Technology  Operations improvement,  Mergers & Acquisitions.
She is working closely with investors to make projects more financeable using multidiscipline engineering approach to de-risk the project and to reduce the time to positive cash flow. She developed a concept called “Designing Sustainable Prosperity”; a topic that is attracting interest from mining companies and their investors. The concept goes beyond just investing in such as a mine or oil operation to developing the local economy to ensure there is “life” after the mine or oil has finished operating.

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