Tanya Cole began her mining career in 1993 on site at Warrego Mine for Posgold (Normandy Mining) initially assisting with geoscientific data management and mapping, then taking on the role of Tenement Officer. Taking a year off to travel, she returned and secured a position with Ashton Mining in Perth as a Tenement Officer/Document Controller. During this time, Tanya completed a Graduate Diploma in Energy and Resources Law with the University of Melbourne. Following Ashton's takeover in 2000, Tanya worked for Tenement Administration Services in Perth as a Senior Tenement Manager until taking maternity leave in 2002. Tanya has remained in the mining industry providing tenement consulting from home and has retained a special interest in the area of native title and land access generally.
Tanya manages Queensland, Western Australia and New South Wales clients.