Stephanie Unwin is a Perth lawyer and business executive. In June 2017, listed biotech company Phylogica announced she would be appointed chief executive, after joining its board as a non-executive director in January 2016 and becoming chairman in April 2016. She was previously employed by state-owned utility Synergy, where she was seconded to general manager retail in April 2017. Prior to that, her roles included being general manager commercial and chief transformation officer. She joined Synergy via its merger with Verve Energy, where she had been general manager strategy and business development and general counsel. Her past experience also includes being a non-executive director of listed gold producer Alacer Gold Corp. Ms Unwin commenced her career with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, then with Freehills. She then joined Craig Readhead & Co and was made a partner of the boutique practice Pullinger Readhead Stewart. Ms Unwin subsequently joined Maxim Litigation Consultants as principal.