New member for Water Corporation board [Minister]
Acting Water Minister Simone McGurk today welcomed the appointment of Dr Jemma Green to the Water Corporation board.
The board, in consultation with management, develops the Water Corporation's strategic direction and ensures rigorous corporate governance standards are met.
Dr Green is currently a Research Fellow and PhD candidate at Curtin University; on the advisory board of Carbon Tracker; a founding board member of Future Super, Australia's first fossil fuel free superannuation fund; and a City of Perth Councillor.
Dr Green established The Green Enterprise, a consultancy which helps business and government to plan and make decisions for a sustainable future.
The Water Corporation board is appointed by the Governor of Western Australia, on the nomination of the Minister for Water.
Current board members include Michael Hollett (chairman), David Lock (deputy chairman), Nicole Lockwood, David Rowe, Ross Holt and Sue Murphy (chief executive officer).
Comments attributed to Acting Water Minister Simone McGurk:
"I welcome Dr Jemma Green to the Water Corporation's board.
"Dr Green brings a wealth of experience in the fields of sustainability and liveability, which are vital in Western Australia as we continue to be impacted by climate change.
"As the Minister for Women's Interests, I am especially pleased to see a strong female achiever working in this industry as we attract more women and girls into science, technology, engineering and mathematics occupations.
"I look forward to the innovative expertise Dr Green will bring to the Water Corporation's board."
Contact: Minister's office
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