Vanessa is an accomplished Non-Executive Director with broad and strategic experience across a portfolio of Board positions. She is a highly regarded industry leader with more than 30 years’ experience in the mining and resources industries.
Vanessa is a Non-Executive Director with experience in ASX-listed companies, Government and not-for-profit boards including previously Chair of Minerals Council of Australia, Director of ASX listed Vimy Resources and Reed Resources, WA Water Corporation and as Managing Director and CEO of Toro Energy Limited, as well as various advisory and statutory boards for government. She has qualifications in geology, environment, law and business management, including a Doctor of Philosophy in Geology. Vanessa has substantial experience in the mining industry including senior roles at Alcoa, Woodside Energy, RGC, Pasminco, Goldfields Limited and WMC.
Vanessa is currently the Deputy Chair of the Western Australian Cricket Association, a Non-Executive Director of Santos Limited, Adelaide Brighton Limited, Tronox Holdings PLC and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and sits on the Council of Curtin University and the Association for Mining and Exploration Companies.