05/03/2013 - 23:22


05/03/2013 - 23:22


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Lawrence joins Amana Living board

Robyn Lawrence has been appointed to the board of not-for-profit aged care business Amana Living. Dr Lawrence is executive director of Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park hospitals, and was previously executive director of innovation and health system reform at the WA Department of Health. She has also previously served as director of clinical services at Royal Perth hospital and the inaugural executive director of the Child and Adolescent Health Service.

Goodridge chairs Lifeline WA

Brett Goodridge has been elected as the new chair of Lifeline WA. Mr Goodridge is the chief executive officer of Allion Legal and has been deputy chairman of Lifeline WA since 2010. He replaces outgoing chair Peter Mott, who is chief executive of St John of God Murdoch hospital.

Dawson chief at RISC

Independent advisory firm RISC has appointed Peter Dawson as chief executive officer, to replace Will Pulsford. Mr Dawson has a background in operations management and corporate advisory. Outgoing chief Mr Pulsford is an equity partner in the company and will resume his role leading client engagements with a focus on LNG developments and clients in North Asia.

Sharma chairs Murdoch food research

Murdoch University has appointed Shashi Sharma as chair of biosecurity and food security, to look at producing food for a growing world population in an environmentally sustainable manner. Professor Sharma is a former director, plant biosecurity at the WA Department of Agriculture and Food, and ex-head of the Division of Nematology at the Indian Agriculture Research Institute.

Horton joins Squire Sanders

Richard Horton has joined law firm Squire Sanders as corporate and technology partner. Mr Horton was previously a partner in the Silicon Valley office of DLA Piper. He is a dual-qualified US and Australian attorney, having been based initially in Australia and then for the past 13 years in Silicon Valley.

New Allion Legal senior associates

Allion Legal has appointed Payal Mahindroo as a senior associate with the resources team, Michael Jools as a senior associate in the corporate team, Denise McLaughlin as an associate in Allion’s construction team, and Billy Greensides as an associate in the workplace relations and safety team. Internally, Chris Rosano has been promoted to the position of senior associate in the corporate team, while Jo Steer has been made a senior associate in the resources team.

Yen to Downings Legal

Downings Legal has appointed Sze-Hwei Yen as an associate in the commercial team. Ms Yen focuses on property development, subdivisions and leasing.

Laing’s Noble promotion

Ghanaian gold explorer Noble Mineral Resources has promoted principal mining engineer Mark Laing to chief operating officer. Mr Laing has been with the company for 18 months, and has previously worked for OM Holdings, Minara, Thiess, Aurora Gold, St Barbara and Dominion. Chief financial officer Erik Palmbachs has been appointed as joint company secretary (with external consultant Anthony Ho).

Allaway on Eames board

Eames Architects has appointed Gavin Allaway to join managing director Edwin Eames and Andrew Morris on its board of directors. Mr Allaway joined the practice in 2010 after migrating from South Africa.

Lowry to Galaxy

Perth-based global lithium miner Galaxy Resources has appointed Joe Lowry as its lithium marketing and sales consultant. Mr Lowry previously spent 23 years with FMC Lithium, most recently as global sales and business development director.

Zammit head chef at Mosmans

Paul Zammit has been appointed as head chef at Mosmans Restaurant. Mr Zammit has 30 years of experience in restaurants across Australia, including his own The Twisted Fork in Mosman Park. He is also author of the Buy West Eat Best cookbook.

Sauzier joins International SOS

Maurice Sauzier has been appointed as client services manager for the EMI sector at healthcare and security services firm International SOS. Mr Sauzier has previously worked at Davidson Trahaire and Coffey International.

Foo to White Chalk Road

Online marketing and SEO agency White Chalk Road has appointed Cheech Foo as online marketing account manager. Mr Foo was previously a senior consultant at Bruce Clay in Sydney, and prior to that was website product manager at Kitchenware Direct.


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