Samantha Lawrence

Chief of Staff

Samantha is a senior governance professional with more than 12 years' experience managing services to boards and senior executives. Prior to her current role, she most recently led the establishment of the inclusion and diversity function at icare as the General Manager, Inclusion and Diversity. She was the Company Secretary for icare from inception in 2015, previously holding positions as Director, Office of the CEO and Board Secretary at Safety, Return to Work and Support as well as Secretary of the Workers Compensation Insurance Fund Investment Board.

Samantha brings extensive experience and expertise in the areas of governance, stakeholder management, change management and diversity and inclusion. She is the Executive Sponsor for Inclusion and Diversity at icare. She has a passion for building inclusive workplaces that embrace and value  individual and group differences within the workforce.

She has a Masters of Business Administration and a Honours degree in Archaeology. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.