Priscilla Freire – University of Newcastle
Priscilla Freire obtained her Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Minas Gerais, Brazil, in 2011. She also holds a post-graduation degree in Business and Project Management and started her career as a graduate engineer in a consulting company in Brazil, where she worked on large mining and port infrastructure projects. After that, she worked as a Business Development Officer for TUNRA Bulk Solids in Brazil from 2014 to 2016, responsible for the technical and commercial interface between Brazilian clients and TUNRA’s specialists. Ms Freire is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Newcastle; her thesis topic involves the development of an economic model for complex materials handling systems. Priscilla is also working as Business Development Engineer for TUNRA Bulk Solids.