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Our board is a diverse team with a wealth of varied experience and knowledge. 

Robert Cole

Position Chairman (independent, non-executive director)
Qualifications BSc, LLB (Hons)

Mr Cole has over 30 years’ experience in the energy and resources industry. He is a former executive director on the board of Woodside Petroleum Limited and former managing director of Beach Energy Limited. He is also a former Chairman of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association. Prior to joining oil and gas industry, he had an extensive legal career with King & Wood Mallesons. He is currently Chairman of Southern Ports Authority and Chairman of GLX Holdings Ltd. In the not for profit sector, he is on the Board of St Bartholomew’s House Inc.

Kim Horne

Position Deputy Chairman (independent, non-executive director)
Qualifications AM

Mr Horne has extensive experience in the minerals industry working in a number of high level roles at Alcoa in the areas
of mine development and management, human resources, corporate affairs, strategy and government relations both in Australia and overseas. He is a graduate of the University of Western Australia’s management education program and appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia in January 2014 for his services to the mining industry.

Rob Bransby

Position Independent, non-executive director
Qualifications A.Fin FAIM

Mr Bransby is the president of Private Healthcare Australia and is a director of the Australian Digital Health Agency,
Craig Mostyn Group, Commonwealth Financial Planning Limited, BW Financial Advice Limited, Count Financial Limited and Financial Wisdom Limited.

He is also a commissioner of the Insurance Commission of WA. He is a former managing director of HBF Health Limited and a former director of HealthGuard Health Benefits Pty Ltd, HBF Insurance Pty Ltd and Pioneer Credit Ltd. Prior to HBF, Mr Bransby held various executive positions throughout twenty-five years at the National Australia Bank Ltd.



Yasmin Broughton

Position Non-executive Director
Qualifications BComm PG Law GAICD

Yasmin is a highly credentialed lawyer with significant board experience working as both a director and an executive in a diverse range of industries. She has over 13 years’ experience working with ASX listed boards as an executive officer and has a deep understanding of the electricity and gas markets acquired thorough her roles as Acting General Counsel and Company Secretary of Alinta Limited. Yasmin is a trusted corporate advisor deploying highly valuable skills encompassing strategy, legal, funding, insurance, risk and compliance. Yasmin is also experienced in working with corporate regulators including the Essential Services Commission, ASIC and ACCC.



Michele Dolin

Position Independent, non-executive director
Qualifications MBA, MA, BA, FCPA, FAICD

Ms Dolin is a professional company director, a certified practising accountant and former financial services CEO and senior executive. She is a former chief executive officer of GESB and held senior executive positions in Bankwest, Westpac and Challenge Bank.

Ms Dolin has held a number of directorships in WA including St John of God Health Care and the Water Corporation, she was also pro-chancellor of Curtin University. Her current board appointments include AMP Superannuation Limited, the St Andrew’s Insurance Group, CPA Australia Limited and she
is a senate member of the University of Western Australia.



Samantha Tough

Position Independent, non-executive director
Qualifications FAICD, LlB, BJuris Western Australia

Ms Tough is currently a director of Clean Energy Finance Corporation which is a $10 billion Australian Government owned green energy fund. She is also a director and remuneration committee chair of Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd; chairman of BlueMount Capital Investment Committee and deputy chair of the WA Academy of Performing Arts. In addition to her board roles, Ms Tough is chief executive officer of The Asthma Foundation. Ms Tough’s former directorships include Cape plc, chairman Molopo Energy Ltd, chairman Aerison Pty Ltd, chairman Southern Cross Resources and director Strike Resources Limited


Bronwyn Barnes

 Position  Independent, non-executive director
 Qualifications  BA
 About Bronwyn is a company director and strategic advisor. She has 20 years of experience in the mining and resources sector with companies ranging from BHP Billiton to emerging juniors in director, leadership and operational roles. Bronwyn has served as a member of several boards across a variety of industries, and was inducted into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame earlier this year.

Richard Watson

 Position  Non-executive director
 Qualifications  M.Phil, B.EcAbout
 About Richard is an economist and graduate of Murdoch and Cambridge universities. He has been an Executive Director at the Department of Treasury since 2014, and brings a variety of expertise to the board - including revenue policy issues and economic forecasting. He was previously a senior manager in PwC’s national Economics and Policy practice.

Board committees

There are three committees that assist the board to discharge its corporate governance and oversight responsibilities. These are the audit and compliance committee, risk committee and human resources and sustainability committee

Board charter

Audit and compliance charter

Risk committee charter

Human resources and sustainability charter