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220920 - MRIWA Board Member Linda Tompkins


Dr Linda Tompkins became Deputy Chair of MRIWA and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee in February 2023.

Linda has over 35 years of global experience in the resource sector through professional roles as a research and exploration geologist, technical director of an ASX- and AIM- (London) listed exploration company, corporate and resource lawyer, and group general counsel and company secretary of an ASX-listed company with overseas mining interests.

She has on-site experience in Australia, Brazil, China, and Africa in exploration, development, and mining operations for diamonds, lead-zinc, nickel and gold.

Linda has a PhD (Geology) and LLB (Hons) from The University of Western Australia (UWA) and is a member of the Energy & Resources Law Association (formerly AMPLA).

Her past board roles include director of the AMPLA national board, member of the advisory board of the UWA Geoscience Foundation, and other roles in the resources sector.

Initial Appointment: 1 Mar 2020

Term Expiry: 28 Feb 2026

Page was last reviewed 16 October 2023

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