Climate Council celebrates appointment of former board chair Samantha Mostyn as next Governor General

03.04.24 By

The Climate Council congratulates Sam Mostyn AO, former Board Chair of the Climate Council, on her appointment as the next Governor General of Australia. This appointment reflects Sam’s dedication to addressing the most pressing issues Australians face, including the climate crisis. 

Climate Council CEO Amanda McKenzie said: “Sam’s tenure as Chair of the Climate Council was one marked by exceptional leadership and steadfast commitment to scientific integrity. Her appointment as the next Governor General is a testament to her deep care for Australians and our environment. 

“Sam is an outstanding choice for Governor General. She is someone that can bring Australians together, to inspire us and shape a better future for everyone.”