Governance Institute of Australia General Meeting 2020

We are pleased to invite you to the 2020 virtual General Meeting.

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, this General Meeting will be held as a virtual meeting.

General meeting live online: Monday 14 December 2020 at 4pm AEDT

Download the notice of meeting 

Submit a question before the meeting 

 How to participate in the meeting

  1. Please join the meeting using the link below.
  2. You will be asked to enter your username and your password which will be as follows:
    Username: Your Governance Institute of Australia member ID number
    Password: Your surname
  3. The virtual General Meeting will be open from 3.30pm (AEDT) on Monday 14 December 2020.

Please note: the below link will direct you to the voting page for Directors between 19 November 2020 and 10 December 2020. From 3.30pm on 14 December 2020 this link will take you directly to the meeting.

Join the meeting on 14 December

Election of Directors

Please see details of National Director candidates for Western Australia in alphabetical order below. 

Voting for candidates has closed. The vote was open from 19 November 2020 to 10 December 2020.

Candidate summary biography – Caron Sugars FGIA, FCG, CA(SA), GAICD

The following statements have been provided by the named candidate. The information has not been confirmed by Governance Institute of Australia.

Caron is the Partner in charge of KPMG Perth’s Governance, Risk and Controls divisions as well as the Partner in charge of KPMG’s Board Advisory Services nationally.

With 24 years professional experience in commerce, governance, risk management, external and internal audit, Caron re-joined KPMG in 2007 after spending four years in senior finance and Company Secretary roles with private and two listed entities. Working with Boards and shareholders has given Caron a solid grounding in governance and risk.

Caron sits on the WA Council for the Governance Institute of Australia and has been a Course Director for the Post Graduate Governance Diploma in Risk Management. In addition, Caron takes pleasure in presenting certification and other courses on a regular basis.

Outside of KPMG, Caron is a Director on the Special Air Services Resources Trust Board and her recent past Board role was as a Director for the Women’s Legal Centre of WA.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Accounting Science, University of South Africa; Honours Accounting Science, University of South Africa; Diploma in Auditing, University of Capetown.

View Caron's LinkedIn

View Caron's reasons for nomination 

Candidate summary Biography – Troy Williams FGIA, FCG

The following statements have been provided by the named candidate. The information has not been confirmed by Governance Institute of Australia.

Troy’s recent experience includes Non-Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer, governance and management consultant across multiple disciplines. Prior roles include company secretariat and senior executive roles across the retail sector.

Troy is the current Chair of the WA Council for Governance Institute of Australia, having served two consecutive terms. He is also a Governance Institute of Australia representative on the eCommunity Steering Group at The Chartered Governance Institute; Vice President and Non-Executive Director, Perth Chapter at Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; and Mentor, Business Career Mentor Program at the University of South Australia.

Troy’s commitment to the Governance Institute of Australia is exemplary. He has been a WA councillor since 2013 and has acted as Deputy Chair (2016); Member, National Communications Committee (Nov 2016 – April 2020); Past Course Director, Corporate Accountability: Meetings & Disclosure; Facilitator various post graduate and certificated courses throughout Western Australia. Troy’s experience provides him with practical insight into the many opportunities for the organisation.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (marketing), University of South Australia; Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance, Governance Institute of Australia.

Troy welcomes WA members to contact him regarding his aspirations for the role prior to casting their vote.


View Troy's reasons for nomination 

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