New WorkCover WA chairperson appointed and board updates

The Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Industrial Relations has announced that Sharryn Jackson has been appointed as the new chairperson of WorkCover WA, effective from January 4, 2020 for a three-year term.

Ms Jackson has broad experience in government and community services including extensive board governance and strategy experience relevant to industrial relations, workplace health and safety and workers’ compensation.

She replaces Greg Joyce, who has chosen not to seek reappointment after contributing almost 15 years as the WorkCover WA chairperson. Mr Joyce has made an outstanding contribution to ensuring the strong performance and stability of the State’s workers’ compensation scheme.

In other appointments, Llewellyn Jones has been appointed the nominee member experienced in insurance matters for a three-year term from January 4, 2020. Mr Jones has more than 10 years of experience in the Western Australian workers’ compensation scheme.

Victoria Wilmot has been reappointed as the nominee member experienced in accounting and financial management for a further three-year term from January 4, 2020.

WorkCover WA would like to acknowledge outgoing board member Steven Burns who brought a deep knowledge of the insurance industry to the WorkCover board.

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Page last updated: 7 January 2020 at 1:00 pm

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