Michael Smith

Chairman, member of Strategy commmittee and Risk committee

Director since 1999

Michael is the Managing Director of boutique consulting firm Black House. His contributions at the board level are considerable. Michael is the current Chair of Pioneer Credit, the Western Australian Patron of Variety – the Children’s Charity and Patron of the Co3 Dance Company.

Michael’s previously held roles include Chair of iiNet, state energy suppliers Synergy and Verve, the Lionel Samson Sadleirs Group, the Perth International Arts Festival, the West Coast Eagles, National Chair of the Australia Institute of Company Directors, Deputy Chair of Automotive Holdings Group and a director of Creative Partnerships Australia and HOME Building Society. Other past positions include Chairman of the Pearling Industry Advisory Committee, State President of the Australian Marketing Institute and a member of the national board. In March 2014, Michael was awarded a Doctor of Letters from the University of Western Australia for his contribution to the business sector and the arts.

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