A senior executive at Chevron Australia Pty Ltd, Mr Beckett was responsible for the development of the Gorgon LNG and domestic gas project on Barrow Island, Western Australia. Prior to this, Mr Beckett was employed at Mobil in Australia and at BP in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Mr Beckett is a past Chair and director of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA), past Chair of the CSIRO Energy and Transportation Sector Advisory Board, a past member of the WA Technology and Industry Advisory Council and a past member of the UWA Oceans Institute.
Mr Beckett has a Master of Arts in Engineering from Cambridge University. He is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), a fellow of the Australian Institute of Engineers and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Martin has over 30 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 and Managing Director. After leaving AGL, Mr Martin was the Chief Executive Officer of the infrastructure division of Challenger Financial Services Group and, subsequently, Managing Director of Murchison Metals Limited.
FTSE FAIM GAICD BMet (Uni of Newcastle, Hons1 + Uni Medal)
Managing Director and Owner, Alternate Futures
An experienced non-executive director and advisor on research, technology and innovation. Proven experience in manufacturing (steel), infrastructure, mining (iron ore, industrial minerals) and technology/innovation sectors. Recognised as a master of constructive questioning, she utilises expertise in business engagement and system design to achieve reliable outcomes.
Alternate Futures (AF) was established specifically to work at the interface between Australia’s research organisations, tech-start-ups and industry, facilitating connections between problems and solutions, addressing translation, system and cultural issues enabling both sides to see and understand the needs of the other with the aim of establishing commercially viable partnerships that achieve impact. Clients come from both sides of the equation, and AF works with each client to develop their internal capability so they can become self-sustaining at engagement and delivering impact from innovation.
Denise is currently Chairman of the Board at ChemCentre WA; an NED for EFIC; Chairman of the Board of Minerals Research Institute of WA (MRIWA); a member of Council at Edith Cowan University; a member of the Commercialisation advisory Board for Curtin University; Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Navy Clearance Diver’s Trust (NCDT); and a judge for the Prime Minister’s National Science awards. Among Denise’s honours is being named the 2010 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year. She is also a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW) and was inducted into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame in 2011.
Ms Skira has more than 20 years’ experience in senior roles across banking, financial markets and stockbroking, along with strategic management consulting. Her extensive previous board experience with listed and government boards includes roles as Chair of Government owned entities the Water Corporation, Westscheme and the Forest Products Commission. She also presently holds board roles with RCR Tomlinson and Macmahon Holdings and is the Chair of Trustees with St John of God Health Care Group.
Mr Iancov is a professional engineer with more than 24 years expertise gained in critical energy infrastructure including electricity transmission and distribution, mining, commercial construction, contracting and defence sectors, where he worked as a general manager, Chief Executive Officer, director and advisor.
In his previous executive roles, Mr Iancov has been instrumental in securing and delivering major projects including electrical and gas generation, transmission and distribution networks, non-process infrastructure and commercial assets. He has a strong background in the successful delivery of multidisciplinary programs, commercial and contractual risk, governance, systems development and financial management.
Ms Krause has a 25-year career as legal counsel with the Wesfarmers Group, including seven years as Chief Legal Counsel. Ms Krause managed the provision of legal advice and strategic planning in relation to the management of legal risk in the Wesfarmers Group. Ms Krause has board experience, is an Australian Institute of Company Directors graduate and has involvement in a governance consultancy practice. Ms Krause has a robust commercial and legal acumen with experience dealing with supply arrangements, construction contracts, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.