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Sam Mostyn is a non-executive director and sustainability adviser, with a long history of sports governance.

Current work

Her current board roles include Mirvac, Transurban and Virgin Australia, and she is the Chair of Citi Australia. She joined the board of the Sydney Swans in 2017, after over a decade serving as a Commissioner with the Australian Football League.

Previous experience

Commission: In 2005 she was the first woman to be appointed to the Commission where she was an advocate for the Respect & Responsibility Policy for the inclusion of women at all levels of the AFL. She was an advocate for the creation of the AFL Women’s league and was the 2018 AFLW Cup Ambassador. In 2009, Sam was a member of the Crawford Review expert panel which examined sports funding in Australia.

Corporate: Her corporate roles have encompassed human resources and culture change, corporate and government affairs, community engagement and corporate sustainability.

Boards: Sam has served on the boards of Reconciliation Australia, the Australian Museum, the Sydney Theatre Company and now chairs Carriageworks and between 2013-2017 was President of the Australian Council for International Development. She was an inaugural commissioner with the National Mental Health Commission, and is Deputy Chair of the Diversity Council of Australia. She serves on the board of the GO Foundation, founded by Adam Goodes and Michael O’Loughlin to provide education scholarships to indigenous students.

Sam has served on the Business & Sustainable Development Commission, and was recently appointed Chair of ANROWS, the Australian National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety.

Talking Points

Sustainability as a Tool for Educational Development

Sustainability as a Tool for Business Development

Sustainability Education - the Opportunities for Innovation

The Role of the Director: Perspectives and Challenges

Women in Leadership

The feedback from delegates has been extremely positive with many saying that they found your comments about adopting sustainability as a tool for business development particularly interesting. Since your presentatino, many members of our staff have joined One Million Women and we have recently called for our members to support this fantastic campaign. Association of Building Sustainability Assessors

Sam was very open in her comments and gave some great examples.

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