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CASA Annual Report 2004-05 - Part 7: Appendices

Part 7: Appendices

Committee Members

Members of The Audit And Risk Committee

Information about members of the Audit and Risk Committee, other than the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Mr Bruce Gemmell, is provided below. For information on Mr Gemmell refer to page 62 of the report.

Barbara Yeoh, BSc (Hons), Fellow, AICD Chair, Audit and Risk Committee - April 2004 to present

Ms Yeoh is the principal of Barbara Yeoh & Associates Pty Ltd. Before establishing her own financial consultancy, Ms Yeoh held the position of Director, Corporate Advisory with Oxley Corporate Finance Ltd between 1992 and 2000. This followed six years as General Manager of the Treasury Corporation of Victoria, and two years with the Victorian Ministry of Transport as Assistant Director General, Financial Management, including a period as Acting Deputy Director General. Her early career was spent with Telcom Australia and the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Ms Yeoh is a member of the boards of Southern & Eastern Integrated Transport Authority and Eastern Health and Housing Guarantee Fund Limited. She chairs the Finance and Audit Committee, Finance Committee and Audit and Management Committee respectively of those organisations.

In addition, she chairs the Victorian Fisheries Compensation Assessment Panel and the ACT Government Finance and Investment Advisory Board, and is a member of the Commonwealth Fishing Rights Allocation Review Panel.

Ms Yeoh has held numerous previous appointments on a wide range of boards, councils and committees.

She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Michael Lewis, BA (Hons) Economics Member, Audit and Risk Committee - April 2004 to present

Mr Lewis was an Executive Director with the Australian National Audit Office from 1993 to 2003.

He headed a branch responsible for conducting performance audits within four portfolios, including the Transport and Regional Services portfolio, and in the area of human resource management. As an Audit Manager between 1990 and 1993, he led performance audits on matters including the Diesel Fuel Rebate Scheme and Energy Efficiency in Commonwealth Buildings.

Mr Lewis joined ANAO from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, where he assisted in a series of efficiency reviews and the introduction of Program Budgeting. Between 1982 and 1987 he worked with the Commonwealth Department of Finance examining budget bids from agencies in the Transport and Communications portfolio.

His early career was in the insurance industry as a broker and underwriter.

Mr Lewis is an Associate of the Insurance Institute of Canada and of the Australian Insurance Institute.

Martin Dolan Member, Audit and Risk Committee - April 2004 to present

Martin Dolan is the interim Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Energy Markets Commission and was previously the Executive Director, Aviation and Airports, Department of Transport and Regional Services.

Mr Dolan joined the Australian Public Service in 1980 to work with the government's overseas aid program, and continued in that field for eleven years. He then moved to the Department of Primary Industries and Energy (later to become the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry). He worked there for ten years, principally in corporate management roles including planning and evaluation, ministerial support, communications and legal services, financial management and corporate services. His final roles were those of Chief Financial Officer and then Head of Corporate Management.

In 2001, Mr Dolan transferred to the Department of Transport and Regional Services. After completing a review of the department's road programs, he took over management of the Airports Division. He was then responsible for the Department's role in selling Sydney Airport, the enhancement of aviation security, post-Ansett aviation policy and aviation safety reform.

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