Leanne Heywood


Leanne is an experienced ASX non-executive director, Audit and Risk committee and Nominations and Remuneration committee chair with broad general management experience gained through an international career in the mining, rural, government and not-for-profit sectors.

She has extensive international and domestic marketing experience and brings international customer relationship management, stakeholder management (including governments and investment partners) and team leadership experience in China, Japan, Mongolia, Singapore, South America, Europe and India.

Leanne is an experienced leader of transformational change having led organisational restructuring, disposals and acquisitions, including integration.

She has strong skills across Marketing, Business Analysis, Contracts, Procurement, Logistics, Accounting, Business Improvement, Risk and Compliance along with an advanced ability to facilitate complex negotiations.

She is a Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominations and Remuneration and Related Party committees for Orocobre, an ASX200 lithium miner with operations in Argentina. She is also a Director and Chair of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee for the Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) and a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Midway Limited (ASX: MWY), a woodfibre processor and exporter with operations in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.  Leanne is  a member of the New South Wales Council for Women’s Economic Opportunity and was named 2019 NSW Business Woman of the Year.

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