Chair: Jill Hoffmann

Jill Hoffmann was appointed to the Board in May 2011, was Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee (July 2014 to June 2018) and appointed Chair of the Board in July 2018. Jill also holds the role of Senior Vice President, Energy and Marketing Strategy at Woodside Energy Ltd. Her previous executive roles at Woodside include Senior Vice President Marketing & Trading, Vice President Commercial and Vice President Environment and Heritage. Jill has extensive and broad executive experience, as well as former directorships, primarily in the oil and gas industry in the United Kingdom and Australia. Jill has a Bachelor of Business Studies, a Masters of Business Administration and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.




Deputy Chair: Helen Cook

Helen Cook, who joined the Board as Deputy Chair in July 2014, was National Partner in charge of KPMG’s Energy and Natural Resources Group and a leader in KPMG’s Asian Mining group until December 2013. She is currently Director of the Minerals Research Institute WA, Non-Executive Director of RAC Holdings Pty Ltd and RAC Finance Ltd, a member of the University of Western Australia’s Mining Energy and Natural Resources Law Advisory Board, a Councillor of the National Gallery of Australia, Director of the Cruthers Art Foundation and Chair of the Chamber of Arts and Culture WA. She is also Councillor of the Australian Institute of Directors (WA) and a member of the Major Performing Arts Panel of the Australia Council. Helen is past Chair of the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Director of the Perth Theatre Trust and has held board positions in key not-for-profit organisations for 20 years. 



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​Kim Horne, AM

Kim Horne, appointed to the Board in February 2018, has worked here and internationally as a senior executive in the mining industry for Alcoa for almost 45 years. He has extensive history in industry groups, non-profit and government organisations in non-executive roles. Kim has chaired boards for privately owned transport and mining contracting companies. He has previously served on the Esperance Port Authority and is currently the Deputy Chair of Synergy. Kim is a graduate of the University of Western Australia’s management education program and has completed numerous courses in most aspects of business management.

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Carmel McLure, AC, QC

Carmel McLure, AC, QC, appointed to the Board in February 2018, is the former President of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of WA, with 16 years of experience on the bench and more than 30 years in the law.  A graduate of UWA and Oxford, she served as Private Secretary to the Commonwealth Attorney General before joining a corporate law firm, becoming a partner in 1984. In 1995, she went to the independent bar and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1997. Carmel is a member of the Ralph and Patricia Sarich Neuroscience Research Institute Advisory Board and has previously served on the Governing Council of the Judicial Council of Australia, the Rhodes Scholarship Selection Panel, the WA Academy of Performing Arts and as President of the Friends of the Art Gallery of WA. She was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2016.


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​Karlie Mucjanko

Karlie Mucjanko, appointed to the Board in February 2018, is an experienced Company Executive specialising in strategic communications and government and stakeholder relations. She has managed large-scale complex stakeholder relationships, corporate reputations and communications across a range of industries, including agriculture, processing, fertiliser, regional development, transport and infrastructure. Karlie had almost 20 years of experience spanning industry advocacy, publishing and research and development before joining Australia’s largest agribusiness, the CBH Group where she spent almost a decade as General Manager Grower and External Relations. Karlie is currently the Deputy Chair of the Western Australian Regional Development Trust and serves as a Board member of the Guildford Grammar School Foundation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Business Administration (Executive) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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​Anne Nolan

Anne Nolan, appointed to the Board in February 2018, is Director General of the Department of Finance, WA. Anne has had extensive experience leading and developing public sector agencies which have had a focus on economic and financial matters. She has had responsibility for areas as diverse as industry and resource development, economic and tax policy, energy policy, economic forecasting, intergovernmental relations, infrastructure and public administration. Previous positions include:  Director General, Department of State Development; Deputy Director General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet; Coordinator of Energy; and Executive Director (Economics), Department of Treasury. Anne is currently Adjunct Professor of Economics at the University of Western Australia, a board member of the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra and UWA Business School, and a member of Chief Executive Women.

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Professor John Yovich, AM

John Yovich was appointed to the Board in July 2018. John has extensive chief executive and director experience. John is Managing Director of the Western Australian Turf Club and a Council member of the Royal Institution of Australia. He was Vice Chancellor and President of Murdoch University from 2002-11 and prior to this was Executive Dean of Murdoch University’s Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. His previous Board roles include the National Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, Deputy Chair of the Western Australian Totalisator Agency, the Racecourse Development Trust WA, Racing and Wagering Western Australia, the Australian Science Media Centre, the Australian-American Fulbright Commission (AAFC), IDP Education Australia and the Business-Industry-Higher Education Collaboration Council. John was awarded a Centenary Medal in 2001 for service through veterinary science and university administration and Member of Order of Australia in 2006 for service to tertiary education, veterinary science and the community. John has international specialist veterinary qualifications.