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Board of Management

Landgate's Current Board of Management

Our Board

Landgate has a Board of Management that sets the strategic direction for the agency. Via the Chief Executive, this direction is implemented through the prioritisation of activities and allocation of resources.

Left to right: Claire Poll, Roger Hussey, Paul White, Geoffrey Hick, Karen Gadsby, Anne Arnold and Mike Bradford

Geoffrey Hick
Chairman
Geoffrey Hick joined the Landgate Board in 2009 and was appointed Chairman in 2010. He is a Chartered Accountant and a former partner of Grant Thornton Chartered Accountants. Geoffrey has specialised in providing business advice to management and Boards of private and public companies on a range of matters including finance, taxation, property development, business planning and strategy. He is currently a Board Member of several other companies and has been a Board Member of companies involved in land development, hospitality, franchising, construction, mining and finance.

Roger Hussey
Deputy Chair
Roger Hussey joined the Landgate Board in October 2012. Roger’s career has focused on business management and commercial activities. He was Chairman and CEO of Century Holdings Ltd and became Chairman of other ASX companies involved in mining and industrial activities. Roger has also been a senior Strategy Consultant with large international consulting firms KPMG and Deloitte, leading large-scale organisational projects for government and business clients. Roger has also been appointed Chairman of many government and community bodies, such as Princess Margaret Hospital, Telethon Child Health Research Institute, Agwest Trade Development, TAB (WA) and Bali EyeFoundation.

Anne Arnold
Anne Arnold joined the Landgate Board in January 2013. Most recently, Anne was Chief Executive of the Real Estate Institute of WA. Previously, she held senior positions in a number of private and public organisations. Anne has served on various Boards and committees and is currently Councillor and Deputy Chair, Heritage Council of Western Australia and a Member of the government’s Affordable Housing Round Table. Anne has a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Australia.

Karen Gadsby
Karen Gadsby joined the Landgate Board in 2011 and Chairs the Audit and Risk Management Committee. She has extensive experience in finance and in the mining industry. She is Chair of Community First International Ltd, Chair of Strategen Environmental Consulting Pty Ltd, and a Director for Talisman Mining Ltd. Her previous directorships include AMES (Vic), Western Health (Vic), GMHBA (Vic) and Perth Home Care Services (WA). Karen has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of WA and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers and Lybrand WA.

Claire Poll
Claire Poll joined the Landgate Board in February 2012. She has more than 20 years’ experience delivering legal and commercial solutions globally across a range of industries. Currently, Claire is Corporate Director at Verona Pharma plc, a drug discovery and development company listed on the AIM stock exchange in the UK. Prior to this, she worked in venture capital and headed the corporate development division at Inmarsat Ltd, a global satellite communications company. Claire is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia and a Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.

Paul White
Paul White joined the Landgate Board in 2009. He brings with him significant expertise in information technology, strategic planning, project management and the implementation of technology-based solutions. Currently, Paul is the CEO of The Tailor Made Spirits Company, which produces and markets boutique Australian spirits. Paul is also on the Board of earthmine Australia, which provides services for the collection, processing and delivery of 3D street level imagery in the Australian and New Zealand marketplace. He graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Honours) and Computer Science. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA.

Mike Bradford
Chief Executive
Mike Bradford was appointed Chief Executive of Landgate in June 2009. He has led the transformation of the business, including founding a new commercial sales team and the development of a Location Information Strategy for Western Australia. Mike has international experience managing land information products and services, including topographic map production, satellite remote sensing and geographic information systems. He is experienced in strategic planning and the management of complex information technology projects. He has also been instrumental in several cross government initiatives. Mike is Deputy Chair of the Australia New Zealand Land Information Council and holds a Bachelor of Surveying Degree and a Master in Management Studies (Project Management).
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