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Michelle Hinchliffe

Director of BHP Group Limited



Independent Non-executive Director since March 2022

Skills and experience

Michelle Hinchliffe has over 20 years’ experience as a partner in KPMG’s financial services division. 

Michelle was formerly a partner of KPMG and held a number of roles, including as the UK Chair of Audit, a member of the KPMG UK Executive Committee, and led KPMG’s financial services practice in Australia and was a member of the KPMG Australia Board. 

Michelle has expertise and experience in understanding the complexities of multi-national firms operating in multiple reporting and regulatory frameworks across Europe, Americas, Asia and African continents. Her financial expertise and audit experience across a range of industries and businesses, including Australia, bring insights to the Board on BHP’s assessment of risk, returns, and its long-term capital plan to create financial strength and support BHP’s future growth. 

Current appointments

Michelle is a Non-executive Director of Santander UK plc and Santander UK Group Holdings Plc (since June 2023) and Macquarie Group Limited and Macquarie Bank Limited (since March 2022).

Committee membership

Risk and Audit Committee (Chair), Nomination and Governance Committee