Monty House to chair LandCorp board

09/04/2009 - 13:00

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The state government has appointed former Court Government Minister Monty House as the new chair of the LandCorp board and also appointed five other new members.

Monty House to chair LandCorp board

The state government has appointed former Court Government Minister Monty House as the new chair of the LandCorp board and also appointed five other new members.

Existing board member Barbara Wiese remains as Deputy Chair while five other new members were announced by the Minister today.

The former Minister for Primary Industries and Fisheries in the Court Government, Mr House, is currently the chair of Landgate which he will resign. He replaces Terry Budge who has been on the LandCorp Board since 2004.

"I am pleased that Mr House has accepted the role of chairperson and would like to thank the outgoing board member and in particular Terry Budge for their contribution to LandCorp," Lands Minister Brendon Grylls said.

The outgoing members are:

- Terry Budge - Chairperson
- Ross Bowe
- John Carlson
- Fiona Roche
- Louise St John Kennedy

The new members of the LandCorp Board are:

- Monty House - Chairperson
- Barbara Wiese - Deputy Chair
- Daniel Donovan - Head of property for National Australia Bank. Mr Donovan oversees a property portfolio to the value of $3billion with a growth of 18 per cent per annum
- Maree De Lacey - CEO of the Peel Development Commission
- David Rowe - Strategic Management Consultant. Former Chief Operation Officer and Acting CEO of the Urban Land Corporation in Victoria
- Peter Cooke - Agricultural and Information Management consultant
- Caroline de Mori - Corporate Communications Consultant.

The Minister said the guidance of the board was crucial in progressing key strategic metropolitan developments such as Alkimos, Latitude 32 and the Australian Marine Complex.

The board would also play a key role in the development of innovative ideas for the creation of permanent, resilient communities across regional Western Australia.

"I believe we have selected a strong and talented board with a commitment to LandCorp working in partnership with the private sector to deliver strategic, quality residential, industrial and commercial land developments throughout WA. " Mr Grylls said.

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