JEFF OVENS - CHAIRMAN

Appointed February 2012

Company director and head of consultancy company, Admor Corporate. Jeff has helped implement significant change programs aimed at improving company performance in ASX listed and private companies, the tertiary education sector, health and the sports industry. Jeff is a former CEO and Commissioner of the West Australian Football Commission and former Director of Bethesda Hospital. Jeff has qualifications in Civil Engineering and an MBA from the University of WA (1984) and is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, He also has qualifications in viticulture and oenology which serve him well as the owner and winemaker at the boutique winery Hackersley Estate in the Ferguson Valley.

CATHERINE FERRARI

Appointed 1 February 2021

Catherine Ferrari (B.Bus, MLM, FCPA, GAICD) and has had an extensive career holding a range of senior executive roles as well as non executive director roles. Most recently Catherine was the General Manager Customer and Community at the Water Corporation. Previous roles include CEO of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra and State Director of CPA Australia (Western Australia). Catherine is currently the Deputy Chair of the West Australian Opera, a Trustee of the Legal Contribution Trust and a Director of the SmartCrete CRC. With 20+ years experience of Board roles, in a diverse range of sectors and industries, and also of working with boards at senior executive level Catherine is well versed in governance principles and has experience in high level board decision making and advisory input.

MR DAVID SIMONETTE

Appointed August 2021

David has more than 35 years’ experience across the wagering, gaming and racing sectors. Since graduating from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1982, he has held senior positions in the public service as well as management roles at Burswood Casino, Racing and Wagering Western Australia and the WA Greyhound Racing Association. David has also been CEO of Greyhound Clubs Australia, representing the nation’s 60 race clubs. David has a hands-on racing background as a greyhound breeder, owner and trainer. He enjoyed success as the breeder of the 1987 National Sprint Champion and part-owner of 1993 WA Greyhound of the Year. He has also owned thoroughbreds and harness horses. In the 1990s and 2000s, David’s journalism, radio (6PR, Racing Radio) and television (Channel 7 and 31) work covered all three racing codes. He received the Gerry O’Keefe Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to greyhound racing in 2014.

MR BOB FOWLER

Appointed August 2016

Managing Director of Fowler Group of Companies employing over 200 employees across five diversified businesses, 48 years in the motor vehicle industry, currently Dealer Principal of Westside Auto Wholesale. Other businesses include two Holiday Parks, Willoughby Park Winery and Boston Brewery, both situated in the Great Southern town of Denmark. Bob’s passion is Allwood Stud Farm situated in Bullsbrook, Western Australia. Founding Director of WA Auto Auctions 1992-1999. Executive Director of publicly listed Auto Group Auctions 1999-2002. President of Western Australian Standardbred Breeders Association 1985-1988. Fifteen years Committee Member of the Western Australian Trotting Association, 12 years as Vice President, final term as President. Also Chairman of Finance and Director of CFM Television. Deputy Board Member Motor Vehicle Dealer’s Licensing Board 2008-2012. Licensed General Auctioneer for 36 years. Deputy Board Member of RWWA for three terms as nominee of The Western Australian Trotting Association.

MR COLIN HOLT

Appointed August 2021

Colin was WA Legislative Council Member for the South West from 2009 to 2021. He is a former state Racing and Gaming Minister as well as Housing Minister. His numerous roles have included Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Regional Development, Water, Forestry, Sport and Recreation. Colin is also Deputy Chairperson of the Western Australian Voluntary Assisted Dying Board. A Bachelor of Science (Zoology) graduate from the University of Western Australia, Colin is a foundation partner of ARID, a community development company dedicated to the improvement of regional communities, industries and leadership. He is driven to continue using his knowledge, work background and parliamentary service to contribute to the people and society of Western Australia. Colin has lived, worked and raised a family in every region of the state. He has also worked across Australia and established wide-ranging networks in community, business and political arenas.

MR ANTHONY HASLUCK

Appointed February 2014

Managing Director of Clarity Communications since 1999. Anthony is one of WA’s leading communications consultants and heads the largest independently owned agency in Western Australia assisting corporations with public relations, branding, design and digital communications. Prior to establishing Clarity he played a senior role in another consultancy and spent six years in the United Kingdom working in the construction, engineering and energy sectors in corporate and government communications roles. He is a former Board member of the Enirgi Metals Group, which operates the Australian subsidiaries of the international Enirgi Group. Anthony is Chairman of Western Australia’s leading visual arts organization Artsource. Anthony is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). He started his career as a journalist after graduating from the University of Western Australia in 1988.

MRS KIRRILEE WARR

Appointed February 2014

Kirrilee is a director, BRW Enterprises Pty Ltd (WA), along with her husband in their broad acre agricultural enterprise and operates as administration manager for the business. Currently Kirrilee is a board member for the Mid West Development Commission, and Regional Development Australia- Mid West and Gascoyne, Indian Ocean Territories Region, and Shire Councillor, Shire of Chapman Valley. Formally a reference group member, Rural, Remote, and Regional Women’s Network, and Partners in Grain WA. These positions have furthered her communication, strategic planning, and governance abilities, and proven her exceptional knowledge in the value of rural, regional and remote communities. Kirrilee is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors course which has grounded her knowledge in directorship.

MR STEPHEN LANGSFORD

Appointed February 2018

Stephen is a corporate adviser, company director and entrepreneur. Stephen has founded and operated a number of companies in the consumer digital and information technology sectors including Australian streaming pioneer ASX- listed Quickflix, management consulting and solutions group Change Corporation and web development company Method + Madness. His earlier corporate career was in funds management. Stephen served on the board of film funding agency ScreenWest for 10 years until 2017 and currently serves on the board of mental healthcare group Richmond Wellbeing. Stephen has a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Western Australia. He has an interest in foreign affairs and is a member of the Australian Institute of International Affairs.