Sam Mostyn AO (Chair)

Sam Mostyn AO - businesswoman and sustainability adviser, with a history of executive and governance roles across business, sport, climate change, the arts, policy and NFP sectors.

Sam is the Chair of the Federal Government Women's Economic Equality Taskforce. She serves on the Mirvac board with a broad portfolio of other roles including chairing ANROWS, Alberts, Ausfilm, AIIW, FYA, Climate Council. Past roles include President of Chief Executive Women, chairing Citi Australia and the NSW Government's Women’s Economic Opportunities Review.

She is a long-standing member of the Faculty of Cambridge University’s Business & Sustainability Leadership Program; and a past commissioner of UN Global Business and Sustainable Development Commission.

As the first woman to be appointed to the AFL Commission in 2005, Sam was an advocate for women’s inclusion at all levels of the game, a strong voice for the creation of the AFL Women’s League and continues to champion the role of women in sport.

Awarded the AO in 2021 for distinguished service to business and sustainability, and to the community, through seminal contributions to a range of organisations, and to women; and in 2018 awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws by ANU in recognition of her work as a pioneer of gender inclusion and equity, and leadership in sustainability and climate change.