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Member update: Congratulations to Peter Turnbull and Frank Bush

We would like to congratulate Governance Institute board member Peter Turnbull FGIA(Life) FCIS on his appointment as President of The Chartered Governance Institute.

A non-executive director and chairman, Peter has broad experience in company secretarial practice, corporate law and governance and senior executive management. He is currently the Vice-President of The Chartered Governance Institute, and a past President and Life Member of Governance Institute.

President of the Governance Institute John Mazengarb congratulated Peter on his appointment.

“On behalf of the Australian membership I would like to extend our congratulations to Peter Turnbull on his election as International President of Chartered Governance Institute,” John said.

“Peter is well known to many as a tireless contributor both nationally and internationally to the promotion of good governance. He is a current Governance Institute Board member and former National President in Australia who is respected for his wise counsel and his appointment is thoroughly deserved.”

CEO of the Governance Institute Megan Motto joined in congratulating Peter.

“Peter has represented the Australian membership’s interest at the international level and his elevation to President recognises his achievements and his international peers respect and confidence in his leadership,” Megan said.

“This is an impressive achievement and we wish Peter all the best in his new role.”

Peter’s term is for two years and will commence on 1 July 2020.

In other member news, we would also like to wish past President of Governance Institute, Frank Bush AM FGIA(Life) FCIS all the best as he commences his retirement from Chairman of The Chartered Governance Institute Professional Standards Committee on 30 June 2020.

Frank was Governance Institute president in 2002, and most recently has been the Chair of Chartered Governance Institute’s Professional Standards Committee, which is responsible for assuring educational standards for the international qualifying program required for membership and chartered status.

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