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Ms Samantha Tough

Independent Non-executive Director

Samantha worked as a barrister and solicitor before progressing to the commercial sector and has extensive experience across the energy and resources sectors.  She held senior executive roles at Woodside Petroleum, Hardman Resources and the Commonwealth Bank. She is a director of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation and COAG National Energy Selection Panel. She is the Pro Vice Chancellor of Engagement at the University of Western Australia and Chair of Horizon Power. She has detailed knowledge of regional Western Australia and has served on the boards of several businesses and non-government organisations. Samantha brings to Buru a broad understanding of the oil and gas industry and a strong contribution to Buru’s ability to access the wider opportunities in the energy sector.  

Samantha completed a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Jurisprudence at the University of Western Australia. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.