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Consultative Committees

Committees work with the School to ensure the strongest possible academic and professional preparation of the next generation of leaders. They provide advice on degree structure and content, and employment opportunities.

Consultative Committee Terms of Reference

Consultative Committees at the School of Business and Law are guided by the Terms of Reference. The Terms of Reference are as follows:

  • To provide advice to the Associate Dean on strategic opportunities associated with the development, delivery and planning of courses and programs;
  • To participate in the development of new courses and programs;
  • To enable the school to engage with industry, professional and community organisations;
  • To participate in the review, evaluation and professional accreditation of courses and programs;
  • To assist the school to provide practicum units, industry placements and workplace experience for students; and
  • To advise and guide the school in relation to research and/or creative activities.

Business

Degrees in business at ECU are advised by a consultative committee whose members are experts in their industries.

  • Michael Rundus (Chairperson), Partner, Ernst & Young
  • Mick Banaszczyk, Executive Director Corporate Support, Department of Mines & Petroleum
  • Marissa Bennett, Director, Marsden Stantons
  • Edward Kalajzic, Chief Financial Officer, CBH Group
  • Associate Professor Denise Gengatharen, Associate Dean Commerce, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Dr Dilhani Kapu Arachchilage, Academic Discipline Coordinator Commerce, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Pamela-Jayne Kinder, Principal, PJ Kinder Consulting
  • Associate Professor Madeleine Ogilvie, Associate Dean Teaching & Learning, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Tim Thurbin, Careers Engagement Specialist, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Marie Knights, Relationship Manager, Education, CPA Australia
  • Bradley Woods (Chairperson), Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Australian Hotels Association (AHA)
  • Dr Steve Crawford, Tourism Marketing and Development Professional, Department of Parks and Wildlife
  • Evan Hall, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Council WA (TCWA)
  • Jacci Lamborn, Human Resources Manager, Crown Perth
  • Andrew Nodding, Area Director of Human Resources, Hyatt Regency Hotel
  • Associate Professor Madeleine Ogilvie, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Associate Professor Maria Ryan, Associate Dean Business Services, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Dr Ruth Sibson, Academic Coordinator Business Services, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Kate Sinfield, Owner, The Murray Hotel
  • Steve Lowe, Manager Whiteman Park
  • Fran Kirby, Regional Talent and Culture Manager AccorHotels WA
  • Annmarie Vandeleur (Chairperson), Manager, Organisational Development, Health Corporate Network
  • Dr Alan Coetzer, Senior Lecturer, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Mark Exeter, Tourism Development, South West Development Commission
  • Tony Flack, Superintendent/Principal, Western Australia Police Service
  • Rhonda Hardy, Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Kalamunda
  • Glenn Heaperman, Manager Human Resources, City of Joondalup
  • Dr Yuli Suseno, Academic Discipline Coordinator Management, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Professorial Research Fellow Stephen Teo, Associate Dean Management, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Christine Canny, Assistant Director, Professional Development Division, Western Australia Police
  • Vanessa Gilbert, Coordinator Learning & Development, Mercy Care
  • Brodie McDougall, Regional Director, PageGroup
  • Dr Helen Sitlington, Director, HR & Employment Relations Consultant, Workplace Management Network
  • Brendan Wright, VP, Public Services CoE Industry & Digital Leadership, Asia Pacific Japan
  • Dr Pattanee Susomrith, Senior Lecturer, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Alastair Mackenzie (Chairperson), Director, Almac
  • Andrea Hughes, Regional Marketing Manager, Commonwealth Bank
  • John Linton, Planning Director, 303 MullenLowe
  • Mark McCrory, Manager Marketing & Communications, City of Joondalup
  • Associate Professor Madeleine Ogilvie, Associate Dean Teaching & Learning, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Gabriela Pasqualon, Marketing Consultant, VenuesLive
  • Associate Professor Maria Ryan, Associate Dean Business Services, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Dr Ruth Sibson, Academic Coordinator Business Services, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Wayne Spencer, Business Adviser, Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme
  • Dr Dorothy Wardale, Director Corporate and Professional Development, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Luci Mattes, Partnerships Account Manager, West Coast Eagles
  • Anna Michelson (Chairperson), Regional Director, Operational Service Centres, Australian Taxation Office
  • Phil Burton, Commercial Manager, Mining Plus Pty Ltd
  • Andrew Cooke, Director, Blue Sky GPS
  • Ian Martinus (Deputy Chairperson), Director, Martinus Consulting
  • Geoff Mather, Group Chief Financial Officer, RAC
  • Adam McEvoy, Senior Contracts and Procurement Manager, Woodside Energy Pty Ltd
  • Dr Jaime Yong, MBA Director, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Greg Riebe, Director, Glaciei Pty Ltd
  • Associate Professor Janice Redmond, Academic Discipline Coordinator Management, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Professor Fang Zhao, Associate Dean Management, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Keith Chidley (Chairperson), Key Account Manager, WSP
  • Chris Carman, President, Managing Director, Benchmark Projects Australasia
  • Associate Professor Denise Gengatharen, Associate Dean Commerce, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Dr Dilhani Kapu Arachchilage, Academic Discipline Coordinator Commerce, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Florentina Mihai, Manager Route Planning Network Management, Main Roads Department
  • Associate Professor Madeleine Ogilvie, Associate Dean Teaching & Learning, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Keith O’Shea, Director, QTC Consulting, President, WA Chapter of the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM);
  • Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Brad Triston, Senior Project Manager, APA Group
  • Nadia van Dommelen, Partner, Infrastructure and Urban Renewal, Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Nilesh Makwana, Chief Executive Officer, Illuminance Solutions
  • Michael Quirk (Chairperson), Director Community Engagement, City of Vincent
  • Rhys Anderton, Premium Sales Manager, West Coast Eagles
  • Ashleigh Apps, State Manager- WA, Australian Sports Foundation
  • Matt Bamford, Operations Manager, WA Sports Federation
  • Stuart Dart, State Infrastructure Manager WA Cricket Australia
  • Associate Professor Madeleine Ogilvie, Associate Dean Teaching & Learning, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Associate Professor Maria Ryan, Associate Dean Business Services, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Claire Scullin, Communications and Advocacy, Department of Sport and Recreation
  • Dr Ruth Sibson, Academic Discipline Coordinator Business Services, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Dr Dorothy Wardale, Director Corporate and Professional Development, ECU School of Business and Law

Law

Our committee members reflect the interest and makeup of the School, as well as serving to provide the impetus for various initiatives, activities and events.

  • Chief Justice Wayne Martin (Chairperson), Supreme Court of WA
  • Nicholas Ellery, Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Paul Fitzpatrick, Senior Partner, Clayton Utz.
  • Louellyn Gane, Solicitor, Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre
  • Krishna Prasad, Associate Dean Law, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Martin Allcock, Academic Coordinator Law, ECU School of Business and Law
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