Episode 25: Elizabeth Gaines, Non-Executive Director and Global Ambassador of Fortescue Metals Group
In this episode of Euroz Hartleys Finding the Front we have a seriously super opportunity to sit down for a chat with one of Western Australia and Australia’s leading corporate and business leaders, long time Board member and former CEO of Fortescue Metals Group, Elizabeth Gaines.
To give you an idea of Elizabeth’s career recognition for those that aren’t familiar, she ranked second in the 2019 Fortune Magazine’s Businessperson of the Year, in 2020 the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia awarded her the ‘Women in Resources Champion’ at the annual Women in Resources Awards and also in 2020, she was also awarded Joint Australian Business Person of the Year by the Australian Financial Review.
This podcast provides our listeners with a wonderful opportunity to hear about Elizabeth’s background on where she grew up in far northern and country WA, her close family environment through to a diversified international corporate career and experiences she has gained over many years at the top that delivers some amazing insights and captivating listening.
There are so many takeaways and perspectives from Elizabeth in this conversation – we hope you enjoy.