The Hon. Cheryl Edwardes AM
Ms Edwardes is a highly credentialled and experienced company director and Chairperson. A solicitor by profession and a former Minister in the Court Government of Western Australia, she has extensive experience and knowledge of WA’s legal and regulatory framework relating to mining projects, environmental, native title, heritage, and land access.
During her political career, Ms Edwardes held positions that included WA Attorney General, Minister for the Environment, and Minister for Labour Relations. She currently serves as the Non-Executive Chair of Nuheara Ltd (ASX: NUH), Kalium Lakes (ASX: KLL), Westgold Resources Ltd (ASX: WGX), and Port Hedland International Airport. She also works with HHG Legal Group on a part-time basis, focusing on pro bono work and the development of the firm’s charitable arm, HHG Giving Back, in addition to consultancy work with FTI Consulting, assisting clients with a range of complex statutory approvals required for resources and infrastructure projects.
Ms Edwardes has been awarded an Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016 for “significant service to the people and Parliament of Western Australia, to the law and the environment, and through executive roles with business, education and community organisations.” She was also named in the 100 Women of Influence 2016, inducted into the Western Australian Women’s Hall of Fame 2016 and was a finalist in the Women in Resources Award 2015.Back To Our Team