General Manager, Programmes / The Law Society of Western Australia
Áine Whelan is the general manager of programmes at the Law Society of Western Australia and is responsible for membership services, professional development, education and community services. Ms Whelan has a background in the performing arts, holding an honours degree in Music from Trinity College Dublin and an Arts Management Degree from the internationally recognised Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. She has produced and toured a wide range of arts and cultural events in Australia, Europe and Asia. With over 25 years’ experience in management and program planning, Ms Whelan has successfully transferred that accumulated knowledge to senior positions in government, the corporate sector and academia. She holds an Executive MBA from the University of Western Australia and is passionate about combining her diverse skills and experience in the arts, education and the professional services sectors to realise ideas and lead best practice.