Director Australia East and New Zealand
Fortescue Future Industries (FFI)
- Australia Spotlight Session: Australia Leading Global Hydrogen Developments
Felicity Underhill joined Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) as Director East Australia and New Zealand in
July 2021, leading the company’s Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and New Zealand
Felicity has over twenty years’ experience in the upstream energy industry, spanning strategy, innovation,
operational excellence, business development and joint venture management. Passionate about
decarbonisation and combating climate change, Felicity shifted her career focus in 2018 and has been
working with hydrogen ever since. Most recently she held the role of General Manager, Future Fuels at
Origin Energy with responsibility for investigating how hydrogen and other fuels would fit within the
company’s future energy mix.
Felicity holds a Master of Arts (international relations and conflict resolution) from the Brussels School of
International Studies and a Bachelor of Arts (international relations and affairs) from Victoria University of
Wellington. She is also Director and Deputy Chair of the Australian Hydrogen Council. As a proud New
Zealander living in Australia, Felicity stays connected to her roots by supporting New Zealand rugby and
attempting to support NZ cricket.