Andrea Sutton was appointed on 26 September 2023. Her current term will expire on 25 September 2026.
Andrea is a non-executive director serving on the boards of Australia’s Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (including as Chair of the Risk and Audit Committee), Iluka Resources, Perenti Limited, Red 5 Limited and the National Association of Women in Operations.
Andrea has held several executive roles in safety, human resources, security, infrastructure management, and sales within the coal mining sector, including CEO and Managing Director of Energy Resources of Australia (ERA), and Chair of the Minerals Council of Australia – NT Management Committee. During a 19-year career at Rio Tinto she undertook the roles of General Manager of Operations at the Bengalia Mine and General Manager of Infrastructure, Iron Ore. Previously Andrea served on the boards of ERA and DDH1 and the Infrastructure WA Board.
Andrea has a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University of Melbourne, a Graduate Diploma in Economics from the University of New England in Australia and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.