Our weekly appointment wrap includes Jeremy Chetty, Nick Sloan, Meg Coffey, Lenda Oshalem, Glen Power, Emma Scotney, Quentin Webb, Rob Cicchini, Libby Howitt and Rosanna Capolingua.
Auspire - Australia Day Council WA has appointed four new board members: Student Edge co-founder Jeremy Chetty, Western Australia Local Government Association chief executive Nick Sloan, State of Social and Coffey & Tea founder Meg Coffey and Lenda Oshalem who established the Newgate Communications’ Perth office in 2017.
Glen Power has joined Lions Eye Institute as its inaugural chief executive. Dr Power has held senior within the Australian healthy industry including chief executive of Perth Clinic, St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals and St John of God Warrnambool Hospital. He has also served as chief of staff and principal policy advisor to the Health Minister.
Emma Scotney has been appointed to the board of CinefestOZ. Ms Scotney works as the legal counsel at Imdex and previously served as an associate corporate advisory and governance at HopgoodGanim Lawyers. She is on several boards including real estate agency Time Conti Sheffield and commercial livestock and cropping enterprise Warialda.
Quentin Webb will be chief financial officer and Robert Cicchini has been appointed project director at Kimberley Mineral Sands. Mr Webb is a chartered accountant who has held senior finance and commercial positions at Roy Hill, Rio Tinto and Macquarie Group. Prior to his recent role with Myanmar Metals, Mr Cicchini worked as managing director of Lycopodium Infrastructure.
Libby Howitt is joining the Western Australian Marine Science Institution board. Ms Howitt is the principal environment advisor- offshore at Santos Energy. She sits on the board of the National Decommissioning Research Initiative, APPEA Marine Environment Science Working Groups, APPEA Seismic Working Group and NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub. In the past, she has held positions with the University of Sydney, the Australian Museum and The Ecology Lab.
Catholic Homes Inc has welcomed Rosanna Capolingua to its board. Dr Capolingua is the medical director of the AMA WA Foundation, an advisor and mentor to the Dr YES program. She chairs the Western Australian Immunisation Strategy Committee and is a board member of St John of God Healthcare.