Vanessa Guthrie, AO

Vanessa Guthrie


Dr. Vanessa Guthrie has been a Director of Tronox Holdings plc since March 28, 2019. Dr. Guthrie is a highly accomplished executive and Board director with a career spanning 30 years in the resources sector across diverse roles in operations, environment, community and indigenous affairs, corporate development and sustainability. From 2013 to 2016, Dr. Guthrie was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Toro Energy Limited, an Australian uranium mining company (ASX: TOE). In March 2019, Dr. Guthrie was appointed as an advisor to the Australian government’s Australia-India Council on the development of the economic relationship between Australia and India. Dr. Guthrie is also currently a non-executive Director of Santos Limited (ASX: STO) (“Santos”), one of the leading independent oil and gas producers in the Asia-Pacific region and is a member of Santos’s EHS and Sustainability Committee and People and Remuneration Committee, as well as is currently a non-executive Director of Lynas Rare Earths Limited (formerly Lynas Corporation Limited) (ASX: LYC, OTC: LYSDY), an Australian rare-earths mining company. In addition, Dr. Guthrie is Deputy Chair and Lead Independent Director of Adbri Limited (formerly Adelaide Brighton Ltd.) (ASX: ABC) (“Adbri”), one of Australia’s leading integrated construction materials and lime producers, and is a member of the Safety, Health and Environment committee and Chair of Adbri’s People and Culture committee. Dr. Guthrie is also a non-executive Director of Pro Chancellor of Curtin University where she is chair of the Finance Committee and non-executive Director of Cricket Australia. Dr. Guthrie was previously a non-executive Director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Dr. Guthrie also served previously as Deputy Chair of the Western Australia Cricket Association. Dr. Guthrie has qualifications in geology, environment, law and business management, including a PhD in Geology, and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science from Curtin University in 2017 for her contribution to sustainability, innovation and policy leadership in the resources industry. Dr. Guthrie also became an Officer in the Order of Australia in 2021 for distinguished service to the minerals and resources sector, and as a role model for women in business.