Ken Perry is a professional director who has previously held senior executive roles at companies including VDM Group and Brandrill and with the WA government. His current roles include being a director of ASX-listed Coventry Group (since 2009), a councillor of HBF, and deputy chairman of Ochre Contemporary Dance Company. He was chief executive of engineering and contracting business VDM Group from February 2010 to March 2011. Prior to that, he was managing director of drilling contractor Brandrill from 2002 to 2009, when the company merged with Ausdrill. He has 15 years’ experience in senior management roles with Rio Tinto, including as president of its Taiwanese steel mill. His other experience includes serving as Director General of the Department of Minerals and Energy (WA) between 1994 and 1997. He also worked for merchant bank Resource Finance Corporation.