Chair Remuneration and Human Resources Committee
BA, LLB (Hons)
Samantha Betzien was appointed to the Board on 4 June 2012. She is Chair of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and a member of the Safety Committee. Her current term expires on 3 September 2017.
Ms Betzien is a partner in the Human Resources and Industrial Relations team in the Brisbane office of Minter Ellison. She also performs the management role of staff partner at Minter Ellison. She has 16 years’ experience providing legal advice on all aspects of employment, industrial relations and work health and safety to major employers in the transport, aviation, energy and resources and construction sectors. Her clients also include a number of Queensland Government owned corporations.
She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Industrial Relations Society of Queensland and is listed in the Australian Financial Review’s Best Lawyers and in Doyle’s Guide in the areas of labour law, employment and occupational health and safety law.
She was named 2014 Queensland Woman Lawyer of the Year by the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland.