The Hon. Chris Ellison

Chair of the Remuneration and HR Committee, Chair of the APS Reconsideration Committee, Member of the member Outcomes Committee

Reappointed 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2023

  • Director since 1 July 2014
  • Chair of the Remuneration and HR Committee
  • Chair of the APS Reconsideration Committee
  • Member of the Member Outcomes Committee
  • Director of ARIA Co Pty Ltd

The Hon. Chris Ellison is a director of the University of Notre Dame (since 2015) and Chancellor of the University of Notre Dame in Western Australia (since 2018, having previously been Governor since 2009). He is an advisor to Quintis Corporation (formerly TFS Corporation) (since 2009) and a Director/Trustee of the SAS Resource Fund Trust (since June 2020). 

The Hon. Chris Ellison is a member of the WA Law Society and Chair of the SAS Regiment Resources Fund fundraising committee (since 2014). He was previously a director of Doric Construction Group (2011-2015), Chairman of Australia's North West Tourism Board (2011-2015), a member of the Study Group Academic (SGA) Council, and Chair of the Academic Board West for SGA (2014-2018).

He was a Cabinet Minister in the Howard Government and in the Ministry for over 10 years (1997–2007). He held a number of portfolios including Justice and Customs and he remains Australia's longest serving Justice Minister. He has also held a legal practising certificate for over 30 years. He has a B.Juris and LLB both from the University of Western Australia.

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