Joint Company Secretary, Director of Sustainability & Corporate Affairs since 2020 / Fortescue Metals Group
Alison Terry has significant experience in corporate affairs, legal, company secretarial and general management.
She joined Fortescue Metals Group in 2014 as group manager of corporate affairs where she leads the team responsible for managing Fortescue's media relations, public affairs, internal and corporate communications and China relations. She was appointed a director of sustainability and corporate affairs in February 2020 and retains the role of joint company secretary.
Ms Terry has previously held a number of senior executive positions at GM Holden including general counsel, company secretary and executive director, corporate affairs. Her prior roles also include head of corporate affairs at innovative electric car network company, Better Place Australia, and managing director and chief operating officer of leading not-for-profit, The Foundation for Young Australians.
Ms Terry was non-executive director of industry superannuation fund AustralianSuper and NBN Tasmania.
She has a Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Laws with Honours from the Australian National University, and a Graduate Diploma of Business (Accounting).