Miners’ Promise Welcomes New Director Laura Benger

Miners’ Promise Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Laura Benger to the position of non-executive director.

Laura is a highly experienced director, executive and coach with a passion for operational excellence and is committed to driving an aligned purpose throughout the organisations she supports.

Having grown up in mining towns across the Pilbara and North Queensland coalfields and losing a family member to a mining accident, Laura’s connection to Miners’ Promise and the mining industry is very personal and life-long. Laura’s family history in the mining industry spans four generations and includes a great-grandfather, grandfather, father and brother providing Laura with a unique understanding of the challenges faced by families in mining.

Laura is pleased to be joining the Miners’ Promise Board and brings with her a wealth of experience in various industries including healthcare, manufacturing and the resources sector. Her vision is to build better organisations through innovation, honest conversations, leadership coaching and leading with vulnerability. She has delivered strong and ambitious outcomes for organisations, demonstrating particular strength in times of organisational transformation and strategic change.

Laura holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification and bachelor’s degrees in both Science and Psychology. She is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, a certified Prosci Change Practitioner and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).  Laura is also a non-executive director for The Samaritans.


Established in 2010 and having celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2020, Miners’ Promise is an independent not-for-profit organisation and registered charity here to assist employees working in the Australian mining and resources sector and their immediate family when impacted by tragedy or crisis.



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Sarah Garvey

Manager Stakeholder Engagement

Miners’ Promise

Mobile: 0431 242 889

Email: sarah@minerspromise.org.au