Trisha Mok appointed to ATMS Board
The Australian Traditional Medicine Society announced on 1 November that Trish Mok has been appointed as its first independent non-executive Board Director.
Trisha is a senior legal counsel and chartered secretary. She has expertise in commercial and corporate law, compliance, governance, intellectual property and mergers and acquisitions. She is passionate about education, digital media and good corporate governance. In addition, she has a unique understanding of associations and not-for-profits due to her longstanding involvement from student, graduate, council member, board director and culminating as President with the professional association Governance Institute of Australia.
Trisha is a Past President and Non-Executive Director of Governance Institute of Australia and Chair of the Chant Legacy and Scholarship Award Committee. She is also a member of a number of board committees including the Executive, Communications, Remuneration and Information Technology Committees. In addition, Trisha is currently Executive Director - Legal and Compliance together with Company Secretary at Scentia. She is also an Adjunct Fellow at the School of Law, Western Sydney University and a Non-Executive Director and Secretary at Sydney Improvised Music Association.
Previously, she held the position of Company Secretary for the Australian Traditional Medicine Society and is both a client of and great believer in the power of natural medicine to achieve holistic health and wellness.
Her qualifications include: Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Melbourne (receiving the Corporations Law Prize for top student); Graduate Certificate of Management from the Australian Graduate School of Management and Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance (receiving the Rio Tinto Ian Falconer Award for the best performing graduate nationally) from Governance Institute of Australia.
Trisha is a Fellow of Governance Institute of Australia and the Institute of Company Secretaries and Administrators and a Member of the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Law Society of New South Wales and Women on Boards.