Leeanne Bond is a widely known and respected Engineering Executive, Independent Non-Executive Company Director and Board Chair with a passion for business and the profession of engineering.
Leeanne’s expertise in business strategy, energy and resources, technology and innovation, risk management, infrastructure and governance of major capital projects has helped shape many organisations based on her 30-year career in engineering projects and professional services. Her executive career covers general management, engineering projects and professional services across a broad range of industrial sectors including leadership roles at board/senior management level in infrastructure, water, energy, power, oil and gas, minerals and postgraduate education.
Leeanne is the owner of Breakthrough Energy and currently the independent non-executive chair of ASX listed engineering and technology group Synertec Corporation Limited (SOP) and Mining3, an industry directed research and technology organisation formerly known as CRCMining in partnership with CSIRO. She is also a non-executive director of Australian government owned Snowy Hydro Limited and Clean Energy Finance Corporation as well as an investor in new technology start-ups.
Leeanne is committed to improving diversity and inclusion and encouraging women in STEM and personally sponsors a scholarship for a female engineering undergraduate student at the University of Queensland. She served as the first female President of Engineers Australia in Queensland in 2002 and is a past Deputy Chair of the Board of Professional Engineers. Leeanne was named Australian Professional Engineer of the Year in 2007 by Engineers Australia and has served on the national board of Engineers Australia.
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