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The new Non-Executive Director commenced in the role on 1 July and will be a member of the Risk and Sustainability Committee at Evolution Mining. 

Fiona Hick joined the team, bringing 29 years’ experience in the minerals and energy industries having held senior roles at Rio Tinto, Woodside Energy and Fortescue Metals Group.  

During her 22-year career at Woodside, Ms Hick occupied leadership positions in the areas of health, safety and environment, strategy and planning and engineering. Ms Hick was the Executive Vice President of Woodside’s Australian operations and more recently, the Chief Executive Officer of Fortescue Metals Group. 

Ms Hick was the President and Chair of the Advisory Board for the Chamber of Minerals and Energy (WA) from 2021–2023 and a member of the University of Western Australia’s Strategic Resources Committee since 2019. 

She was also a Non-Executive Director of CO2CRC from 2018–2022, as well as a Member and Chair of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Environmental Science Committee from 2016–2018. 

Based in Perth, Western Australia, Ms Hick holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Energy Studies) from Murdoch University and a Bachelor of Engineering (Materials) from the University of Western Australia. 

Evolution’s Executive Chairman, Jake Klein, said, “I’m delighted to welcome Fiona to Evolution’s Board. She is a highly regarded executive and her depth of experience, and skills will complement those of our existing Directors and further enhance the Board.” 

Ms Hick said she is thrilled to be joining the Board and supporting Evolution’s future. 

“Having recently accompanied the Evolution Board on a visit to the Cowal and Northparkes operations, it has reinforced my view of the quality of the people and assets within the company.” 

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