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Freshcare appoints new CEO

Australia’s leading industry-owned assurance standard for horticulture, Freshcare, has today announced the appointment of CEO, Benjamin Wash, following an extensive search that commenced in August. “On behalf of the Freshcare board I am pleased to announce the appointment of Benjamin Wash,” said Freshcare Chair Allan Dall.“The newly-created role ensures Freshcare is equipped and resourced to deliver on its continued commitment to be Australia’s leading certification for Australian…

New President for MANSW

The Mathematical Association of NSW (MANSW) has announced Karen McDaid as the new President, following their AGM in September. Prior to her appointment, Ms McDaid has been on the executive committee of the Mathematical Association of NSW (MANSW) and the Primary Association for Mathematics since 2002. She was also the Secretary of the association between 2006 and 2014. Ms McDaid has taught all Key Learning Areas in primary schools since 2002 and has taught secondary…

ARA appoints new CEO

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Caroline Wilkie as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ms Wilkie will take up her appointment based in Canberra in mid-February 2020. Ms Wilkie will join the ARA from the Australian Airports Association (AAA), where she has been the CEO since 2010. She brings extensive policy experience to the role, with a strong understanding of the nation-building impact of infrastructure investment and how critical…

New CEO for ADASA

Dan Pawlyk has been announced as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Dental Association South Australian Branch.   "As the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Dental Association South Australian Branch, I’m enthusiastic and excited about many of the things we will be working on in the near future to help enable our members and profession to progress and develop," said Mr Pawlyk. "The ADASA is an integral part of the health industry and more…

Hepatitis NSW CEO retires

Hepatitis NSW CEO Stuart Loveday has announced his retirement in this month's edition of Hepatitis NSW's e-newsletter.  "It is with sadness, but with a great deal of hope and optimism, that I say farewell and thank you, to the communities of people in NSW affected by hepatitis C and hepatitis B, and to the very many friends and colleagues with whom I have worked for the past 25 years," said Mr Loveday. "When I joined the Hepatitis C Council of NSW in October 1994, as Executive…

Engineers Australia appoints first female CEO

Dr Bronwyn Evans as has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Engineers Australia. Dr Evans was previously the CEO of Standards Australia, has held senior executive roles at Cochlear Ltd and GE Healthcare, and has non-executive board experience in the construction, medical technology and digital business sectors.

ASI welcomes new CEO

Mark Cain has joined the Australian Steel Institute as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Cain’s steel industry experience spans technical roles, R&D, sales, marketing, strategy and manufacturing. In addition to a long career at BHP and BlueScope, his other senior executive roles have been Executive General Manager at Coates Hire and, most recently, Executive Director at Metal Roofing and Cladding Association of Australia.

New CEO for Standards Australia

Standards Australia has today announced the appointment of Adrian O’Connell as Standards Australia’s new Chief Executive Officer. Adrian has been Standards Australia’s Deputy CEO since 2014 and Acting CEO since March 2019. Adrian’s appointment follows a detailed and considered Board process of CEO selection undertaken over the last few months. Announcing Adrian’s appointment, Standards Australia’s Chairman Richard Brooks said “The Board is delighted to confirm…

CEO of IPWEA NSW announces departure

John Roydhouse, Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia NSW Division has announced his departure from the leading industry body for public works professionals after nearly 12 years of dedicated service.  Joining IPWEA NSW back in February 2008, initially as Executive Officer then for the past six years as Chief Executive Officer, under Mr Roydhouse's leadership IPWEA NSW has continued to promote its purposes to enhance the quality of life of…

Pain Australia appoints Professor Ian Chubb Chair Elect

Pain Australia has announced the appointment of Professor Ian Chubb as Chairman Elect to the Board of Directors. Professor Chubb was Australia’s Chief Scientist for five years until 2016. Prior to that, he was Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University for ten years; Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University of South Australia for six years and the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Provost) of Monash University for two years. While at Monash University, he served as Dean of the Faculty…

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