Non-Executive Chair / Goldfields Esperance Development Commission
Most Notable Role
Sabina Shugg AM is a mining engineer with over 30 years of experience in leading mining and consulting organisations. She holds an MBA from the University of WA, a Mining Engineering degree from the Western Australian School of Mines, and a Western Australian First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency. She serves on the Minerals Council of Australia Gender Diversity Working Group, the Curtin University Foundation Board, the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia’s Productivity Committee, and is the director of the newly formed Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mining Innovation Hub. Ms Shugg has also taken on the role of Chairperson of the Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission, commencing in August 2020. She was the founder and chair of Women in Mining and Resources WA, and was awarded the inaugural Women in Resources Champion by the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia for being an outstanding role model for the resources industry and broader community. In 2011, Ms Shugg was one of the first 100 women inducted to the WA Women’s Hall of Fame. In 2013, she was named in the AFR Westpac 100 Women of Influence and included in the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining. In 2015, she was awarded a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia for significant service to the mining industry and as a role model and mentor to women. Ms Shugg also has a long involvement with not-for-profit organisations and is on the boards of AMRRIC, a national charity that works to improve the health and welfare of companion animals in remote indigenous communities, and the Australian Prospectors and Miners Hall of Fame.