Kristin Podagiel

Independent, Non-Executive Director

Kristen has a distinguished legal background and over the past 20 years has worked as a commercial lawyer advising a wide range of companies and boards on governance matters, major projects and developments including those in the technology, mining, energy and defence industries. Kristen has extensive senior executive-level experience including her prior role as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of McCullough Robertson, a leading Australian independent law firm and most recently as CEO of Women’s Legal Service Queensland, which provides free legal and social work services to over 5000 Queensland women every year. 

Kristen has a passion for supporting girls to pursue careers in industries where women are underrepresented, and was a founding director of charity UNIQ YOU, a charity supporting women in STEM related areas. 

Kristen is a current non-executive director of Silver Mines Limited (ASX: SVL) and is the incoming Chairman of ADG Capital Pty Ltd, a company involved in a range of engineering disciplines across various industry sectors including resources and infrastructure.