The Hon. Chris Ellison

Member of the Board Governance Committee and Chair of the Remuneration and HR Committee

Reappointed 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020

  • Director since 1 July 2014
  • Member of the Board Governance Committee
  • Chair of the Remuneration and HR Committee

The Hon. Chris Ellison is a director of the University of Notre Dame (since 2015) and the Australian Organisational Excellence Foundation (since 2014), Chancellor of the University of Notre Dame in Western Australia (since 2018, having previously been Governor since 2009), Chair of Taylors College Academic Board, UWA (since 2010), Chair of Trinity College Board, Perth (since 2018, having previously been a member since 2010) and an advisor to Quintis Corporation (formerly TFS Corporation) (since 2009).

He is also 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). Mr Ellison is also a director of ARIA Co Pty Ltd.

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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