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Our Board

  • Board Chair

    Colin Beckett AO
    Mr Beckett is an experienced non-executive director and previously held senior executive positions in Australia with Chevron, Mobil, and BP.

    Mr Beckett read engineering at Cambridge University and has a Master of Arts. He was awarded an honorary doctorate from Curtin University in 2019. He was previously a fellow of the Australian Institute of Engineers. He is a graduate member of the Institute of Company Directors.

    He is currently Deputy Chair of Beach Energy. He was the Chancellor of Curtin University until end 2018. He is a past Chairman of Perth Airport Pty Ltd and past Chairman of the Australian Petroleum Producers and Explorers Association (APPEA).

  • Deputy Board Chair

    Greg Martin
    Mr Martin has nearly 40 years’ experience in the energy, utility and infrastructure sectors, having spent 25 years with the Australian Gas Light Company Limited (AGL), including five years as Chief Executive Officer of the infrastructure division of Challenger Financial Services Group and, subsequently, Managing Director of Murchison Metals Limited. Mr Martin is currently appointed as a partner of FutureNow Ventures.

  • Board member

    Kathryn Barrie
    Ms Barrie has almost 18 years of experience across the energy and education sectors in the Western Australian State Government. She has over 12 years of energy industry experience gained through roles with the State Government's Public Utilities Office and the former Office of Energy, with a particular focus on energy market regulation, financial analysis and implementing major energy reforms. Prior to joining State Government, she spent 12 years in the private sector, primarily working in management consulting firms, gaining a broad range of experience including in developing performance reporting frameworks for companies in the energy and insurance sectors.

    Ms Barrie holds a Bachelor s degree in Business, with majors in Finance and Accounting.

  • Board member

    Denise Goldsworthy AO
    Ms Goldsworthy is an experienced non-executive director and advisor on research, technology and innovation. Ms Goldsworthy has senior executive experience in manufacturing (steel), infrastructure, mining (iron ore, industrial minerals) and technology/innovation sectors.

    Ms Goldsworthy is the Managing Director and Owner of Alternate Futures - established specifically to work at the interface between Australia’s research organisations, tech-start-ups and industry.

    Ms Goldsworthy was named the 2010 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year, is a member of Chief Executive Women and was inducted into the Western Australian Women’s Hall of Fame in 2011.

  • Board member

    Eva Skira AM
    Ms Skira has a background in roles across banking, financial markets, stockbroking along with strategic management consulting. Ms Skira also has more than 25 years’ experience as a non-executive director.

    Ms Skira’s extensive previous board experience with commercial and government boards includes roles as Chair of the Water Corporation, Westscheme (the largest superannuation fund in Western Australia) and Forest Products Commission.

    Ms Skira was recognised in the 2019 Australia Day Honours list and appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for her service to business through a range of industry and advisory roles.

  • Board member

    Monish Paul
    Mr Paul has several decades of experience in shaping and executing corporate strategy and digital transformation, having worked across a range of industries both in the public and private sector.

    With substantial executive experience working in IBM, Deloitte, Arthur Andersen and Federal and WA Government, Mr Paul has advised ASX 200 clients on the intersection of technology and business reinvention in Australia, spanning design, development and execution to transform organisations.

    The founding curator for the World Economic Forum’s WA Global Shapers Program in 2014 and a Board member of Landgate, Mr Paul holds an MBA and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School (Executive Program), UWA and Curtin University.

    Mr Paul is an advocate for organisational diversity and for giving back to the Western Australian community.

  • Board member

    Elisa Fear
    Ms Fear is an accomplished Non Executive Director and has spent over 10 years on boards within the infrastructure, education, finance and disability services industries. She has also served on board sub-committees as Chair and member.

    Ms Fear brings extensive financial executive experience from roles in investment banking including equity capital markets, debt, advisory and venture capital. This is overlaid with solid commercial experience from owning and running businesses.

    Ms Fear is currently on the boards of Curtin University, Good Sammy Enterprises and Financial Toolbox. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds an MBA (Finance). Ms Fear is also committed to providing support for women and children facing domestic violence and financial abuse.