Our weekly appointments wrap includes Martin Flynn, Gary Massey, Karen Shepherd, John Langoulant, Rishelle Hume, Phil Walleystack, Tony Chong, Andrew Rowe and Tim Wise.
Martin Flynn, Gary Massey and Karen Shepherd have been appointed as judges at the District Court of Western Australia. Mr Flynn is a published academic who has worked nationally and internationally at universities including Northern Territory University, the University of Copenhagen and the University of Western Australia, and worked as a magistrate in Western Australia for the past 14 years. Mr Massey has more than 30 years’ experience as a lawyer in commercial and criminal law, with much of the past 16 years spent conducting criminal trials. Ms Shepherd, a barrister, has specialised experience in fraud and financial regulation with a particular expertise in criminal property confiscation law.
John Langoulant has been reappointed to the Rottnest Island Authority board for another three years, after first being appointed in 2017. A prominent businessman and board member, Mr Langoulant is chair of Infrastructure WA, Telethon Kids Institute, Westpac Group WA and Pawsey Supercomputing Centre.
Australian Biome has appointed Rishelle Hume and Phil Walleystack as primary facilitators of the project’s advisory group and Aboriginal engagement, and appointed Tony Chong as a board member. A Noongar woman, with traditional ties to the Whadjuk, Ballardong and Gnaala Karla Booja peoples, Dr Hume is the senior Aboriginal employment consultant for Chevron. Artists, musician, dancer and author Mr Walleystack is a Noongar man with traditional connections to Whadjuk, Yued, Ballardong and Wardarndi language groups. Mr Chong is a partner at Squire Patton Boggs.
Melchor has appointed two members to its board, Andrew Rowe and Timothy Wise. Andrew Rowe is the chief executive at MSP Engineering and has previously held positions including the chief operating officer at Calibre Global. Mr Wise, a communications consultant at his own company Wise Stories, replaces Craig Burton on the board.