Directors Australia welcomes trusted board and organisational advisor as a Principal Consultant
By Kerryn Newton
 
Trusted board and organisational advisor, Jenny Walker, has recently joined the Directors Australia team. Jenny brings more than 20 years’ experience as an executive manager, consultant and non-executive director spanning the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

In over 18 years’ experience as a management consultant, Jenny has built a reputation as a key advisor and problem solver helping organisations in strategic and operational planning, organisational reviews, change management, governance structures and process, risk management, corporate performance improvement, marketing, human resource strategy and management, and team development.
 
Jenny also has extensive experience as a line and project manager in Commonwealth, State and Local Government agencies. Most recently, Jenny was CEO of Legacy Australia Inc.
 
Jenny has served on several public sector and not-for-profit boards and committees. She is currently the Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee for the Queensland Police Service, and the Chair of the of the Audit and Risk Management Committee for the Queensland Police Service, and the Chair of the Strategic Governance Board of the DVA Advocacy Training and Development Program.

Phone: 07 3221 5107
www.directorsaustralia.com | Follow us on Twitter: @Directors_Aust

Talented corporate governance professional joins Directors Australia
By Kerryn Newton

Experienced corporate governance professional, Sheridan Cooper, has recently joined the Directors Australia team. Sheridan brings first-hand experience of governance in action through more than 15 years' experience in executive-level governance roles in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Based on her expertise, particular services that Sheridan will offer include:

•    providing specialist contract company secretary services and advice
•    conducting board and director evaluations
•    developing and reviewing corporate governance systems and policies.

Sheridan has extensive experience working as the company secretary of a number of local and international organisations and brings in-depth corporate governance knowledge of the varying regulatory, compliance and risk management system requirements.

Directors Australia is a national board and governance consultancy firm that specializes in working with boards around Australia to enhance their performance. As part of its service offering, Directors Australia runs an exclusive director and board recruitment service.

Phone: 07 3221 5107
www.directorsaustralia.com | Follow us on Twitter: @Directors_Aust

New Recruitment Manager for Directors Australia kicking goals
By Kerryn Newton

Experienced HR executive, Glee Mitchell, has taken over the helm as Recruitment Manager for specialist board consultants and non-executive director recruitment firm, Directors Australia. Since joining the firm in late 2015, Glee has worked with Directors Australia's clients to recruit and place over 30 directors and/or board advisors.

Directors Australia's Managing Director, Kerryn Newton, said Ms Mitchell brings more than 20 years' experience in human resource management having held senior HR roles in Sydney and Brisbane with Andersen Consulting (Accenture), Myer, Bankers Trust, Foxtel and Ernst & Young.
 
In addition to her recent work in C-suite and board level recruitment, Ms Mitchell has worked across all aspects of human resources including search, selection and terminations, succession planning, performance management, salary reviews, induction and orientation programs, learning and development, and employee relations.

Ms Mitchell has a strong personal interest in corporate governance, and national networks at board level.

In addition to managing the Recruitment Division of Directors Australia, the firm will draw on Ms Mitchell's human resource management experience in the Board Consulting Division, particularly in relation to individual director and CEO performance evaluations.  

Directors Australia is a national board and governance consultancy firm that specialises in working with boards around Australia to enhance their performance. As part of its service offering, Directors Australia runs an exclusive director and board recruitment service.

Phone: 07 3221 5107
www.directorsaustralia.com | Follow us on Twitter: @Directors_Aust