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Our Speakers

Hon. David Michael MLA

Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Ports; Road Safety; Minister Assisting the Minister for Transport

Western Australia Government

Michelle Cowan

Head of Women's Football AFLW

West Coast Eagles

Ashley McGrath


CEOs for Gender Equity

Ian Edwards


Racing and Wagering WA

Nicole Duncan

Former Managing Director

NickelSearch Limited

Sophie Hancock

Principal Consultant

Geo-Logic Resources

Leigh Slomp

General Manager, Technical Services

Arcadium Lithium

Kate Walawski


Cullen Macleod Lawyers

Tamara Callaghan Cooke

Coach and Professional Development Trainer

Discern Training

Bettina Pettit

Mentor and Coach

Women in FIFO

Shelley Duncan-Griffiths

Chief People & Culture Officer

HR Creative

Catherine Taplin

Vice President People

Rio Tinto

Dani Tamati

Founder/Director; President

THE resources HUB; WA Mining Club

Dannie Phelan


The Capability Alliance

Sam Retallack

Chief People Officer

IGO Limited

Linda Lim

Global Head of Finance


Kelsie Clarke

Principal Business Improvement Planning

Woodside Energy; CME Outstanding Young Woman in Resources Award Winner

Steve Duggan

Field Officer

Mates in Mining WA

Jo Harper

Leadership Coach

Discernment Leadership

Jennifer McMahon

Chief Purpose Officer

Modern People Global

Sally North

WorkSafe Commissioner

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Amanda Healy



Lorraine Pryor

Safety Technology Officer; Motivational Speaker & Presenter

BHP; Voice of Hope

Alex Atkins

Non-Executive Director

Perenti Ltd; Aquirian Ltd

Hannah Berthold

Director; Exceptional Young Woman in NSW Mining

HER Engineering Machining & Maintenance; NSW Women in Mining Awards 2024

Olivia Trembath

DEI Consultant and Executive Coach

Grace Papers

Jade Singleton

Group Lead - Resource & Industry WA; Chair

AECOM; Get Into Resources

Trina Sunday


Reimagine HR

Kelly Grey

Mental Health Coordinator and Counsellor

Mineral Resources

Rebecca Hannan

Director, Mental Health and Well-Being Strategist and Trainer

Positively WELL

Jackie Donnan

Head of People


Anna Te Nahu

Process Technician; Mentor

Covalent Lithium; Voice of Hope

Mark Glasson


Anglicare WA

Debbie Morrow

Non-Executive Director; CEO and Managing Director

GR Engineering; Agrimin Limited

Keren Paterson

CEO and Managing Director

JSW Drilling

Richard Broxton

Head of People & Community


Anastasia Santoso

Metallurgy Superintendent

Genesis Minerals Limited

Liz Del Borello

Certified Leadership Coach

Leaders Lobby

Sarah Meadwell

Self-Discovery and Career Coach

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