Midlas Board of Management

Chairperson – Simon Kimber

Simon has over 20 years management experience in business operations, marketing and general management in the private sector. This is Simon’s first position in a non- for –profit sector and he brings to the team an approach based on service flexibility and exceeding customer requirements. Simon’s interests are diverse and include international political economy, geopolitical risk, resources and energy sustainability, business innovation, policy and governance. Simon holds an Masters of Business Administration.

Vice Chairperson – Danielle Bejr

Danielle is employed by Woodside Energy in a People and Capability Graduate role, where she applies her learning from her double degree in Psychology, Human Resources and Industrial Relations. Prior to this role, Danielle worked and volunteered in community based roles with the Department of Child Protection, Curtin University and Enactus. Danielle brings knowledge about current Indigenous issues, and through a secondment at AMMA an up to date view of employee relations. Danielle has previously held the role of Secretary for the Midlas Board, and is currently the Vice Chair of the Board, and Chair of the Policy Committee.

 

Treasurer – Andrew Canion 

Andrew is employed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA to deliver the Federal Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme. In this role, Andrew works with firms to help them grow and improve. Andrew’s prior experience includes business ownership, being an Advisor to both former State Premier and State Government Minister, and management at CBH Group. Andrew attended high school at Swan Christian College and his first purchased home was in Bassendean. Andrew holds a degree in Economics and Commercial Law, an Advanced Diploma in Leadership and Management, has completed the Cranlana Programme and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Secretary – Carol Mirco

Carol is a registered nurse and an experienced policy officer with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry in the public and private sectors. Carol was recognised for her contribution to the public sector as winner of the Northern Territory 2003 TMP / Hudson Telstra Business Women of Year Community and Government Award. Carol has a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Applied Anthropology, and is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management and a Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing. Carol was Chair of the Midlas Board from 2012 – 2015, returning to the Board in March 2016 after a short break, and currently holds the position of Secretary. Skilled in Not-for-profit organisations, business planning, government and emergency management, Carol’s focus is governance, policy development, regulation and strategic planning.

 Elizabeth Lee

Elizabeth has over 19 years experience in the areas of corporate governance and company secretarial functions. Prior to joining Questus, Elizabeth held company secretarial positions for Phosphate Resources Limited, Macmahon Holdings Limited, Corporate Compliance Partners and Lend Lease Primelife Limited. Elizabeth also performed contract company secretarial roles with Macquarie Bank Limited and Austock Group Limited. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Finance and Business Law from Edith Cowan University, a Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance from Governance Institute of Australia, a Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance for ASX Listed Entities from Kaplan Financial Institute and is a Fellow member of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Clint Ford

Clint Ford has around 20 year’s senior corporate experience. His experience includes lobbying and public affairs, marketing strategy, campaign direction and business development. He is also a director of WA Deaf Society Inc and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Clint holds a Master of Commerce, Graduate Diploma of Marketing Management and a Bachelor of Arts.

Millie Richmond-Scott

Millie Richmond-Scott is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team of the Perth office of MinterEllison. She has managed disputes for and advised global and national resources and oil & gas companies, various corporate clients and Western Australian government agencies and port authorities. Millie is also a director of WA Deaf Society Inc and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Millie holds a Bachelors Degree of Laws from the University of Western Australia, as well as a Bachelors Degree of Arts (Majoring in Politics and International Relations).

Joanna Riley

Joanna is employed as a corporate lawyer for Automotive Holdings Group Limited.  Joanna commenced her legal career in litigation before moving to in house counsel roles.  She has extensive commercial experience both in Australia and overseas having worked in the energy and financial services sectors before joining AHG. Joanna holds a Bachelor Degree of Laws and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia and has recently completed a course with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  Joanna has a  son with autism.

 

 

 

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