Ms Maree Arnason

Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed 18 December 2015


Ms Arnason is an experienced director and senior executive whose career has spanned 30 years in the resources, energy and manufacturing sectors with companies including BHP, Carter Holt Harvey, Nasdaq STO Svenska Cellulosa AB (SCA) and Wesfarmers.

Maree, who has worked in many complex corporate and project environments with a focus on risk and reputation, has expertise in strategy, sustainability, risk, stakeholder relations, indigenous affairs, corporate, government and regulatory affairs, permitting, divestments and integrations. In her executive career, Maree was a member of divisional leadership teams for a number of ASX listed Top 10 companies with businesses and services located globally and has worked across commodities including copper, iron ore, timber, coal (thermal and metallurgical), mineral sands and natural gas.

As a Co-Founder/Director of Energy Access Services, who operate an independent Western Australian-focused digital trading platform for wholesale gas buyers and sellers, Maree has experience in the start-up, commercialisation and innovation space.

Ms Arnason is a member of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Director Advisory Panel, serves on CEDA’s (Committee for Economic Development of Australia) Western Australia State Advisory Council, is a life member and past National Director of the Australia China Business Council and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) WA Division Council.

Special responsibilities

  • Chair of the Sustainability Committee.
  • Member of the Audit and Risk Committee.