Roland Lindell (Chairperson) was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2011. Over the past 30 years his career has focused on various roles within the political arena. He has held senior roles working for State Government Ministers. Through these positions he has developed a sound understanding of the operations of the public sector; the challenges of delivering government policy; the importance of stakeholder consultation and good internal and public communications. He is a committee member of the Australasian Golf Club.
Hon. Jennifer Acton
Hon. Jennifer Acton (Deputy Chair) was appointed to the Board in October 2015. Director Acton is a Senior Deputy President of the Fair Work Commission and a former President of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal. She has worked at leaderships levels in both the private and public sectors and is an experienced Director. She has a Master and Bachelor of Economics and Master and Bachelor of Laws. She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Peter has over 20 years’ experience in public and private sector management with significant leadership experience in complex environments including government, utilities, and the health sector. Prior to joining Westernport Water he was CEO of Medicare Local Gippsland (2013-15) and has held senior positions in the Gippsland region with Latrobe City Council (2006-12), Gippsland Water (1998-06) and the Departments of Human Services (89-9300. Peter has an in-depth understanding of community engagement, and has been actively involved throughout his professional and personal life with regional environments and communities. His understanding of service oriented cultures is impressive as is his strong emphasis on building organisational culture and capability. Peter’s qualifications and professional associations include Executive Masters of Business Administration, Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, he is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and graduate of the Gippsland Community Leadership Program.