The AWRA Advisory Board (AAB) is comprised of senior and experienced human resources practitioners drawn from AMMA member and non-member companies in diverse sectors of the resource and energy industry.

The AAB’s objectives include:

  • Assisting in industry program development and improvement;
  • Providing information on relevant updates within their organisations and in the industry;
  • Assisting in setting priorities for the AWRA initiative, including participating in ongoing planning activities;
  • Advocating for the AWRA initiative; and
  • Facilitating cooperation and communication between AWRA and the wider community.
Alcoa - Kath Soumanis
Kath Soumanis
Vice President HR Global Operations
AngloAmerican - Liz Hansen
Liz Hansen
Culture and Inclusion Manager
Chevron - Christopher Watts
Christopher Watts
General Manager Human Resources
Exxon - Simone Roberts
Simone Roberts
HR Advisor
FMG - Linda O'Farrell
Linda O'Farrell
Director Fortescue People
St Barbara - Justine Fisher
Justine Fisher
General Manager Communications & Corporate Affairs
Thiess - Anthea Craig
Anthea Craig
Group Community, Diversity and Inclusion Manager
Shell - Drew MacOwan
Drew MacOwan
Vice President Human Resources
Woodside - Jacky Connolly
Jacky Connolly
VP People and Global Capability