Dr Lara Jefferson

General Manager, Sustainability

Dr Lara Jefferson has nearly 30 years’ experience in a variety of environmental roles, including the preparation of environmental approvals, government and stakeholder consultation, development and implementation of Environmental and Social Management Systems (ISO 14001), compliance and sustainability reporting (Global Reporting Initiative standards).

The focus of Lara’s doctorate was restoration ecology in a post-mining landscape. Lara has a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). In 2012, Lara won the Encycle Award for her contribution to sustainability by the National Association of Women in Construction. Lara’s teams have won other environmental awards, including Western Australia’s prestigious Department of Mines and Petroleum Golden Gecko Award.