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PETER PHILLIPS Appointed August 2011 GRAHAM RIXON Appointed August 2008 ANDREW ROBINSON Appointed September 2014 Peter grew up in Frankston and now lives with his wife and two young sons, Will and Tom, in Melbourne. Graham Rixon is currently engaged in part-time educational consultancy work particularly in the areas of non-government school registration, reviews of independent public schools in WA, technology in education, strategic planning and executive coaching. Andrew is currently a fourth year medical student at Bond University on the Gold Coast. Following university, Peter worked in Canberra as an economist with the Commonwealth Treasury, and has maintained his interest in economics and regulatory policy. Peter is the director of a small regulatory and governance consultancy, specialising in environmental and regulatory frameworks. He recently assisted the Asian Development Bank launch a red tape reduction program in the Philippines. Peter has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons), Master of Applied Finance and Master of Regulatory Studies, and is currently working on a regulatory history of Victoria for his PhD. He has a keen interest in Australian history and is in receipt of a research grant to write a history of Australia in the First World War. Peter is involved in a number of small community groups, and also serves as a Justice of the Peace. He stepped down as Principal of Penrhos College a Uniting Church School, Perth, Western Australia at the end of 2007 - a position he held since September 1986. Graham is a passionate educator and has worked on a number of state and national committees aiming to improve the quality of education in both government and non-government schools. He is currently an Educational Consultant for the Western Australian Department of Educational Services. Graham is the Chairman of the Amanda Young Meningococcal Septicaemia Foundation - a non-profit organisation working in the area of community awareness, survivor and carer support and offering grants for research to develop a Meningococcal Type B vaccine. Graham grew up in Melbourne where, along with his career in education, he was active with Lifeline and his local Uniting Church. He moved to Perth in 1986 with his wife, Meredith and two children. Graham and Meredith share interests in travel, reading, cycling and kayaking. Review of Operations 2014 He is a passionate member of his local community and has filled various elected roles within the Medical Students’ Society of Bond University, founded a surgical interest group and was a councillor on the Queensland Medical Student Council in a student representative capacity. Prior to studying Medicine Andrew completed an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science. He has always wanted to study medicine and hopes to volunteer in clinics both internationally and in Australia. Upon completion of his medical degree, he has not decided what he wants to do but does take an interest in Psychiatry and Women’s Health. Andrew has been employed as a disability support worker, cleaner, theatre orderly, barista, bar tender and tutor as well as volunteering in a number of organisations. Further to this he initiated an annual All Abilities Olympics whereby individuals with a disability can engage in a day of fun and healthy competition. Born in rural New South Wales, Andrew moved to the Gold Coast and has lived there for the past 16 years. When he’s not studying Andrew enjoys café hopping with friends and travelling to new places. 57