Ms Sutton has been a non-executive director of Red 5 since November 2020 and was appointed Acting Chair on 13 March 2023.
Ms Sutton is a qualified chemical engineer with over 25 years’ experience with Rio Tinto and ERA. Between 2013 and 2017, Ms Sutton was Chief Executive and Managing Director of ERA, then a Non-Executive Director from 2018 to 2020. Prior to this, Ms Sutton had extensive executive and operational leadership roles across Rio Tinto. This experience included Head of Health, Environment, Safety and Security; General Manager Operations at the Bengalla Mine and General Manager of Infrastructure, Iron Ore.
Her current board appointments include Illuka Resources, DDH1 Drilling, Infrastructure WA, ANSTO (Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation) and NAWO (National Association of Women in Operations).