Director Fortescue People
Fortescue Metals Group
Linda O’Farrell is a senior executive with extensive experience in the Western Australian resources sector. Linda has shaped people strategy for leading resource companies and since 2013 has led the People and Infrastructure Services teams for Fortescue Metals Group (FMG). After gaining a Bachelor of Economics (Honours in Industrial Relations) from the University of Western Australia, Linda commenced her career with CCIWA. Moving into the resources sector sparked her interest in leadership development, Aboriginal employment and building workplaces which support people and families. In 2015 Linda was honoured to be awarded the CME Women in Resources Champion award and has continued to contribute to empowering women through her involvement with Dress for Success WA (2017) and Chief Executive Women. Linda joined the Board of the Australian Institute of Management WA in 2018 and in 2019 took up the role of Vice President of AMMA, Australian Resources and Energy Group.
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