Elizabeth (Liz) Westcott, Director
Residence: Melbourne, Vic
Elizabeth (Liz) was appointed to the Beyond Bank Australia Board in March 2020 following the successful merger with Nexus Mutual. Liz was a long-standing director with Nexus Mutual having first joined their Board in 2001.
Liz is an experienced Executive and Non-Executive Director in the listed and not-for-profit sector and she is currently the Energy Executive at EnergyAustralia. Liz joined EnergyAustralia in 2018 and currently has responsibility for the operation and development of the company’s generation portfolio, comprising around 5000MW of owned and contracted wind, solar, coal and gas power spread across 4 states. Prior to this role Liz was the People Executive at EnergyAustralia with responsibility for the HSSE and HR functions. Liz serves on seven EnergyAustralia subsidiary boards as a Director.
Before joining EnergyAustralia, Liz had a 25 year career with Esso Australia, the local arm of United States-based oil and gas business ExxonMobil. During her career with ExxonMobil she was based in Australia, the United Kingdom and Italy in roles spanning strategic planning, operations, project management, technical, commercial and safety leadership.
Liz has a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil with Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne. She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is a member of the Board Customer Committee and the Beyond Bank Australia Foundation Ltd Board.