Amanda Lacaze


Amanda Lacaze
CEW Member

Lynas Corporation
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Amanda Lacaze is the CEO and Managing Director of Lynas Corporation. Appointed in June 2014, Amanda has successfully led the company through a turnaround with corporate challenges including closing its Sydney head office, renegotiating debt facilities, resizing the cost base, developing its Malaysian processing facility into a stable and secure operating platform, re-orienting the company to focus on customer revenue growth and truly engaging all staff in delivering outstanding performance.

In 2017, Amanda was named one of the Australian Financial Review’s Business People of the Year and featured in The Australian newspaper’s ‘The Deal’ as a business woman to watch in 2018.  She has also been profiled as one of Australia’s 12 most inspirational business women in Woman of Influence.

Early in her career, Amanda developed deep marketing experience which led to positions across many industries. She was CEO of Commander Communications, Executive Chairman of Orion Telecommunications and CEO of AOL|7. Prior to that, Ms Lacaze was Managing Director of Marketing at Telstra and held various business management roles at ICI Australia (now Orica and Incitec Pivot) and Nestle.

Amanda is currently a Non-Executive Director of ING Bank Australia Ltd and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Amanda lives in Kuantan, Malaysia, near to the site of Lynas’s refining facility.


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