Joint Media Release

New appointment to Snowy Hydro Limited Board

MC 32/19

Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann
Minister for Finance and the Public Service
Leader of the Government in the Senate
Senator for Western Australia

The Hon. Angus Taylor MP
Minister for Energy
Federal Member for Hume

29 March 2019

The Government has appointed Mr Scott Mitchell as a non-executive Director of the Snowy Hydro Limited Board for a term of three years from 26 March 2019.

With over ten years advising Commonwealth and state governments and private sector clients at the highest levels, Mr Mitchell brings extensive experience in stakeholder and community engagement and government relations expertise to the Board.

Mr Mitchell is currently the Director of Scott Mitchell and Partners. His former roles include as Federal Director of the National Party of Australia, and as Trade Policy Manager at the National Farmers’ Federation.

As Shareholder Ministers of Snowy Hydro Limited, we congratulate Mr Mitchell on his appointment and look forward to continuing to work with the Snowy Hydro Limited Board and Management, in particular to ensure the successful delivery of Snowy 2.0.

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Media Contact(s): 

For Minister Cormann: Karen Wu - 0428 350 139
For Minister Taylor: Liam O'Neil - 0428 113 617

Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann, Minister for Finance and the Public Service, Perth