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Samantha Tough


Appointed 1 September 2023


Ms Tough has had a distinguished executive and non-executive career with experience in many industry sectors including energy, resources, agriculture, oil and gas, technology, water and engineering. 

Samantha has undertaken an executive role as Pro Vice Chancellor of Industry and Commercial at the University of Western Australia and a board portfolio of Chair Horizon Power, Clean Energy Finance Corporation and Rumin8 Pty Ltd. 

Samantha has experience in the regions of Western Australia and Australia generally, and has served on over 20 boards of listed, private and government entities. She completed a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Jurisprudence at UWA and moved to the commercial sector early in her career. She has Fellow status with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.