Samantha Mostyn is set to become Australia's next governor-general on July 1, succeeding David Hurley.

She will be the second woman to hold the position after Quentin Bryce in 2008.

Mostyn has chaired Aware Super since March 2023 and served as a non-executive director of Mirvac since 2015.

Mostyn began her career as an associate in the Court of Appeal of the New South Wales Supreme Court.