The Chair of the International Aluminium Institute (IAI), Mr Gervais Jacques, has announced that the IAI Board of Directors has selected Mr Miles Prosser to be the next Secretary General of the IAI.

Mr Prosser will take over from the current Secretary General, Ron Knapp, in January 2020.

Miles is currently the Executive Director of the Australian Aluminium Council and in that role has interacted with the work of the IAI for many years and is well acquainted with the high quality team at IAI.

Mr Jacques expressed the IAI Board's appreciation for commitment and achievements by Ron Knapp as the IAI’s Secretary General for the last eleven years.‎

Mr Prosser said: "I am excited by the opportunity of working on behalf of the aluminium industry at a global level and anticipate early priorities to be the management of bauxite tailings/residue and providing value to IAI’s diverse range of members, geographically and along the aluminium supply chain."