Amelia Corzo-Remigio is a research fellow at the Centre for Water in the Minerals Industry (CWiMI). Her research focus includes multidisciplinary research projects that address the complex relationship between the environment, society, and mining to develop more sustainable strategies. Amelia received The University of Queensland Higher Research Scholarship in 2018 and her PhD focused on the biogeochemistry and ecophysiology of arsenic and thallium hyperaccumulator plants for further phytoextraction of these elements on mining wastes.

Mining activities support the development of new technologies; however, this activity creates social and environmental impacts and depending on the geolocation, this can be highly complex. Currently, Amelia is systematizing a global mining database considering environmental, social and governance events in the context of the increasing demand for critical energy transition elements (decarbonisation). She has conducted multidisciplinary research on abandoned mine tailings in Peru and studied the local communities and the government's perception of water quality. Amelia studied the geochemistry of arsenic in an old cassiterite facility in North Queensland, Australia and studied the ecophysiology of hyperaccumulator plants for the remediation of arsenic, thallium-polluted soils, and mine wastes.

Amelia holds a chemical engineering degree. At an early stage of her career, she focused on improving the grade and recovery of metals and worked in different polymetallic mine companies in a chemical and metallurgical laboratory. After witnessing the problematic relationship between mining companies and peasant communities, she completed a Master's degree in environmental development where she received the Aristotle Scholarship at Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP), which was granted to top-ranking Master's students. For her Master's thesis, she received a grant from PUCP to research the environmental impacts of abandoned mining tailings due to social and environmental relevance. Following this, Amelia was a lecturer in Geomorphology, Ecology, and Environmental Impact Assessment at PUCP.

Amelia worked at Antamina Mining Company in the Metallurgical Laboratory, developing mathematical models to add reagents for the copper concentration process and researched copper concentration to verify the effects of sulfosalts on their quality. Additionally, Amelia was a practitioner at Doe Run Peru - La Oroya where she investigated the optimal amount of zinc sulfate and temperature to improve the zinc purification process. She undertook pre-professional training at the chemical laboratory of the Pan-American Silver - Quiruvilca Mine Company and has collaborated with the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) as a consultant for Education and Research for Integrated Water Resources Management in Peru. Furthermore, Amelia was in charge of the education management of the Diploma in Specialization of Water and Mining offered by the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru and The University of British Columbia, Canada.