Dr Emilia Skrzypek

Emilia is a social anthropologist with a background in sustainable development and interdisciplinary interest in corporate social responsibility. She holds an MA (Hons) in Sustainable Development, as well as an MRes and a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of St Andrews. She has 10 years’ experience in conducting targeted social research in government, non-governmental and industry settings. Her doctoral fieldwork looked at local forms of stakeholder engagement at the Frieda River Project in Papua New Guinea, and her work continues to investigate issues related to broadly conceived resource relations and interdependencies; stakeholder engagement in mining contexts; and social impacts of exploration and mining operations. She is currently a Marie Curie Research Fellow, co-hosted by CSRM and the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (University of Queensland).