13/11/2020 - 06:30

Appointments November 13, 2020

13/11/2020 - 06:30


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Our weekly appointments wrap includes Andrew Crane, Amit Chakma, Mike Bradford, Geoff Glass, Lee McIntosh, Robert Harvey, Meriel Steadman, Warren Willis, Christine MacKenzie, Adam Handley and James Clarke.

Our weekly appointments wrap includes Andrew Crane, Amit ChakmaMike Bradford, Geoff Glass, Lee McIntosh, Robert Harvey, Meriel SteadmanWarren WillisChristine MacKenzie, Adam Handley and James Clarke

Andrew Crane and Amit Chakma have been appointed as directors on the Committee for Perth board. Dr Crane is the chancellor at Curtin University and serves on the boards of RAC and SunRice. Professor Chakma became vice-chancellor of the University of Western Australia in June. He previously worked at the University of Western Ontario. 

The City of South Perth had announced Mike Bradford as its chief executive officer, replacing Geoff Glass. Mr Bradford has previously worked as a consultant, as chief executive of Advara, and as chief executive at Landgate. He spent the early years of his career as an officer in the army. Mr Bradford will begin his role in February 2021.

Lee McIntosh is the new deputy chair of the Environmental Protection Authority, replacing Robert Harvey. Ms McIntosh is an environmental lawyer who previously worked at King & Wood Mallesons for more than 15 years. Environment Minister Stephen Dawson said Ms McIntosh had knowledge on environmental due diligence issues, heritage, offsets and assessment and approvals processes. 

Meriel Steadman is joining Mills Oakley from Norton Rose Fulbright, where she was a partner for nearly five years. She has also worked at Allens Linklaters and Baker McKenzie. Ms Steadman has been a lawyer for more than 20 years, and held roles in Australia, the UK and British Virgin Islands.

P&N Group has hired Warren Willis as chief information officer and Christine MacKenzie as chief people officer. Mr Willis was most recently the senior director, project management, at Oracle. Previously regional head of human resources with TD Securities in Singapore, Ms MacKenzie has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services in Europe and Asia Pacific.

James Clarke is the new Australia China Business Council WA Branch president, replacing Adam Handley who has held the role for the past seven years. Mr Clarke is the chief executive of Chinese Australian joint venture LH Global. He was previously president of the WA branch and national director of the Migration Institute of Australia.  


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