Samantha Tough – Non Executive Chairman

Samantha Tough is a professional independent director with more than 15 years’ experience as a company Director and Chairman across a diverse range of industries including technology, natural resources and energy. Ms Tough is currently Chairman of Aerison Pty Ltd (mining and oil and gas services), a Director of Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX:SAR) and Synergy (WA’s largest gas and electricity provider). Ms Tough is also currently Chairman of a private company establishing a disruptive technology in the security and safety industry and she is also Chairman of the Investment Advisory Committee at Bluemount Capital. In the past 3 years she has previously served as Chairman of Molopo Energy Ltd (ASX:MPO) and Australian Grains Champion Pty Ltd and as a director of Cape plc (CIU: LN).

Ms Tough is a Fellow of the AICD and completed a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Jurisprudence at University of WA. Her executive roles in the commercial sector include General Manager North West Shelf at Woodside Energy Ltd, Director Strategy Hardman Resources Limited, Senior VP, Strategic Council Natural Resources at the Commonwealth Bank.