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Appointments March 8, 2019

07/03/2019 - 16:36

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Our weekly appointments wrap includes Danicia Quinlan, Patima Tantiprasut, Brigitte Smith, Bevan Sturgess-Smith, Emma Leys and Hayley Cormann.

Appointments March 8, 2019

Our weekly appointments wrap includes Danicia Quinlan, Patima Tantiprasut, Brigitte Smith, Bevan Sturgess-Smith, Emma Leys and Hayley Cormann.

Danicia Quinlan will replace Olwyn Williams as Fremantle Chamber of Commerce’s chief executive, as of March 11. Ms Quinlan has worked in consulting, management and marketing over the past 25 years. She most recently worked at Pastel Blues Consulting. Ms Quinlan was a 2004 Business News 40under40 winner.

Perth-based national animal welfare charity PetRescue has welcomed Patima Tantiprasut as general manager. Ms Tantiprasut joined the team after leaving her position at Seven West Media where she was head of product and design. She was previously the creative director and studio manager of Bam Creative, director of creative tech conference Mixin, director and co-founder of employee engagement startup 6Q.

The Minderoo Foundation has announced Brigitte Smith will be the chief executive of its Flourishing Ocean’s initiative. Ms Smith previously worked for life sciences venture capital firm GBS Venture Partners as co-founder and managing director. The Minderoo Foundation launched a $100 million initiative in July 2018 to act on ocean issues and establish WA as a hub for marine conservation research.

Financial professional Bevan Sturgess-Smith has joined Subiaco-based Redwood Wealth Alliance. Mr Smith left his position as a senior investment advisor at Macquarie Bank in December after the company merged its private bank and wealth businesses. He appeared on ABC radio’s Money Men with Geoff Hutchinson for ten years.

Kott Gunning Lawyers has appointed Emma Leys as managing partner. Ms Leys is replacing Stephen Williams who will remain at the firm as insurance & risk and employment & workplace safety partner. She started as a property lawyer with the firm 20 years ago and has been head of the commercial and property team since 2005.

Quayside Chambers has welcomed Hayley Cormann to its team. Ms Cormann previously worked at Clayton Utz where she worked in commercial and professional negligence litigation. She specialises in defending negligence claims against health care practitioners. In 2018, Ms Cormann served as president of the Law Society of Western Australia.

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