Lauren has been working with AET since November 2017, joining the financial services sector as a native title trust manager to apply the experience gained while working for more than 15 years in native title and Indigenous community relations in government and most recently in the mining and resources sector with Rio Tinto’s iron ore business.

The role is the primary contact for the Banjima people is accountable for administering a commercially significant and complex Native Title Trust with more than and 1,000 adult beneficiaries. The trust manager is central to managing the financial affairs and maintaining compliance obligations set out in the trust deeds and associated commercial agreements with the Contributors, Rio Tinto and BHP.

Lauren holds a Bachelor of Communications and a Graduate Diploma in Project Management.

Outside of work, Lauren enjoys travelling and scuba diving and is training through the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) to become a Divemaster.

Meet the Native Title Trusts Team

Aaron Stammers

National Manager -
Native Title Trusts

Perth office

Lauren Heinritz

Senior Manager, Native title

Perth office

Nick Brisbout

Relationship Manager – Native Title

Perth office

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