Paul Everingham – CEO

 Paul Everingham joined ANGEA as its inaugural CEO in September 2022, after a four-year stint as chief executive of the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CMEWA ).  Western Australia is the world’s premier resource province providing many essential minerals for economic growth and development.

Paul has a long track record of working collaboratively and successfully with a wide range of stakeholders, including government; industry and also with local communities. Paul has a passion for advocacy that achieves practical outcomes for all stakeholders and is skilled in communications, marketing and brand awareness.

Paul has an in-depth knowledge of the global natural gas and energy landscape having worked alongside some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated energy operations in Australia and Asia.  He led the WA mining and energy sector through the tumultuous COVID-19 pandemic, and has a thorough understanding of the significant economic opportunities and accompanying sustainability challenges that are facing industries and communities across the globe.

Prior to joining CME, Paul founded and led his own lobbying firm and worked for an extended period in the Australian Federal Government, including roles with the Federal Treasury and the Federal Minister for Finance.