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Results driven and performance focused professional with strong analytical and corporate governance skills together with a sound business acumen developed in various positions at a corporate level. Non-executive board and governance positions1
Company name: Cancer Wellness Centre
Position: Company Secretary / Director
29 Sept 2015 / July
Established in February 2012, the Cancer Wellness Centre is an incorporated association of member organisations dedicated to providing support for cancer patients in Western Australia. The Cancer Wellness Centre’s mission is to facilitate collaboration amongst leading cancer support organisations in WA to enable the sharing of ideas, programs, and resources, and to assist Cancer Wellness Centre members with governance and management structures to ensure long-term sustainability. Located at the National Trust WA managed Wanslea House in Cottesloe, the Cancer Wellness Centre has the potential to be one the most recognised cancer wellness centres in Australia; offering a shared campus environment among its members.
The Cancer Wellness Centre was developed through the National Trust WA, funded by a building grant from Lotteries Commission, strategic support funding from BHP Billiton Nickel West, and financial support from the Brady Cancer Foundation.
Corporate Governance and company secretarial duties. Company name: Shelter WA
27 July 2015 / Current
Shelter WA has operated in Western Australia since 1979 as the peak housing body for affordable housing and homelessness.
Shelter WA aims to be an effective voice on housing issues by providing information, consulting with the sector and housing consumers, and undertaking quality research into housing related issues and concerns. The work of Shelter WA is directed towards the elimination of homelessness and housing related poverty and ensuring every person in Western Australia has access to secure, adequate and appropriate housing within their capacity to pay in the public, private or community housing sectors. Shelter WA is committed to the presence and extension of choice in the articulation of Government housing policy and therefore to the availability of a range of housing options for people on a low income and those with special needs.
Shelter WA is part of National Shelter, Australia’s national peak housing advocacy organisation. Shelter organisations in each state and territory sit on the National Shelter Council, together with representatives from Homelessness Australia, the National Association of Tenant Organisations and the Community Housing Federation of Australia, to contribute to National Shelter’s research, policy development and advocacy. National Shelter works closely with other national organisations such as the Australian Council of Social Services. The National Shelter Council is also a member of the National Affordable Housing Summit Group, the Community Organisations Housing Alliance and the campaign group Australians for Affordable Housing.
Company name: MIDLAS
24 Aug 2015 / 30 April
Midland Information Debt and Legal Advocacy Service Inc (Midlas) is a Community Legal Centre based in 1 List in reverse chronological order board / governance roles that you have held. If you have held many such roles consider summarising smaller / less significant roles into a single item. Page 2
Midland and providing services to people throughout the north east region of Perth. Supporting people in our community for over three decades, Midlas has a long-standing strong commitment to improving lives.
Finance and Corporate Governance
Key skills sets and attributes
Accomplished Company Secretary with expertise in maintaining statutory records, preparing annual returns, ensuring compliance with ASIC and ASX requirements, all other company secretarial functions and administration functions.
Cosec & Bookkeeping Contracting Services Pty Ltd (Business Owner) December 2012 /
Provide outsourced company secretarial services and bookkeeping services to companies and small businesses.
Act as company secretary for companies, performing all aspects of Company Secretarial duties as directed.
Maintain company’s statutory records and prepare Directors’ Circular Resolutions and minutes of meetings.
Compile Board Papers, Board Committee papers and prepare Company Annual Reports.
Update Corporate Governance Statements and Policies.
Ensure compliance with Corporations Act, ASX Listing Rules and ASIC requirements.
Liaising with external parties to ensure that statutory and compliance requirements with ASIC
Manage external share registry relationships and internal share registry processes.
Arrange and attend Board Meetings, Committee Meetings and Shareholders Meetings.
Draft and lodge ASX announcements, facilitate payment of dividends and correspond with shareholders.
Liaise with internal and external legal advisers regarding legal and governance issues. Business & Governance Manager
Oct 2013 / Dec 2012
Analyse the Division’s performance across all areas, assessing risks, driving opportunities and improvements.
Maintain Western Power’s corporate policies register with content owners and manage corporate governance disclosure documents such as annual directors’ report, website and benchmark performance against key standards.
Design KPIs, performance monitoring and reporting processes across the Division or Group that support the delivery of strategic objectives aligned with organisational requirements.
Prepare and distribute business reports for the Division/Group, liaising with Branch Managers and other personnel.
Review, support or author board papers and business cases presented by Branch Managers in light of Divisional strategic and operational objectives and provide analysis and commentary to the General/Group Manager.
Coordinate preparation of Board and Board committee submissions and reports in accordance with organisational standards in conjunction with content authors.
Manage the risk development and assessment process on behalf of the Division, maintaining the risk register and liaising with the Manager Risk and Compliance.
Manage all strategy workshops for the Division and identify business process improvement opportunities. Assistant Company Secretary
Lend Lease Primelife Ltd
May 2009 / Feb 2011
Assist the General Counsel and Company Secretary in all aspects of Company Secretarial duties. Page 3
Maintain the company’s statutory records for 250 subsidiaries.
Compile of Board Papers, Board Committee Papers and assist in preparing Annual Reports.
Prepare Directors’ Circular Resolutions and minutes of meetings.
Maintain and update Corporate Governance Statements and Policies.
Oversee compliance with ASIC requirements and liaising with external parties to ensure statutory and compliance requirements with ASIC are met.
Ensure compliance with Managed Investments Scheme Compliance Plan & Australian Financial Services Licences.
Maintenance of Business Names, Trademarks and Real Estate licences registration and renewals.
Coordination of Compliance Training programs.
Dec 2008 / May 2009
May 2008 / Nov 2008
Education and qualifications
2009 Bachelor of Business (Finance)
Edith Cowan University
2009 Bachelor of Business (Business Law)
Edith Cowan University
2008 Graduate Diploma of Corporate Governance of ASX Listed Entities Kaplan Financial
2007 Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance Governance Institute of Australia
Fellow Member - Governance Institute of Australia (formerly Chartered Secretaries Australia) (FGIA) Fellow Member - Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators, London (ICSA) Full Member - Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) Personal (optional)
I enjoy travelling and visiting new places as well as do volunteer work for the homeless in Perth. Referees
Available on Request
19 May 2018