Mrs Gina Rinehart is a leading figure in the mining and agricultural industries in Australia. Since becoming Executive Chairman of the Hancock Prospecting Group in 1992, Mrs. Rinehart has transformed the Group to the successful industry-leading innovator it is today. Under Mrs Rinehart’s leadership, the Hancock Group has diversified from prospecting to include investments in mines, coal, beef, dairy and property. Mrs Rinehart’s vision to grow and value-add Australian food exports has been the basis for significant investments, including the acquisition of the iconic S. Kidman & Co pastoral company, and today the Hancock Group is one of Australia’s largest beef producers. Mrs Rinehart’s business acumen and industry leadership has been recognised in her own country and internationally.