04 March 2009

falls creek resort board chairman

The Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Gavin Jennings, has advised Falls Creek Resort Management of the appointment of Mr Mark Anderson as Chairman of its governing Board. The vacancy was advertised in early 2008, following the resignation of the former Board Chairman, Ms Judy Ward, in October 2007. The appointment is effective from 2 February 2009 and will continue until the current Board’s term expires on 28 April 2010.

Falls Creek Resort Management was provided with the following summary of Mr Anderson’s background:

Mark Anderson is the Chief Executive Officer at Doutta Galla Aged Services Ltd, an aged care provider caring for over 600 elderly Victorians. He is the current chair of the Audit Committee for the Victorian Auditor General’s Office, a Board member of the Melbourne Comedy Festival and an Audit Committee member of the Building Commission Victoria.

Mark has extensive experience in dealing with both elected and appointed boards. Prior to his appointment at Doutta Galla, Mark worked as the Director of Finance at Melbourne City Council for 10 years and he has also worked at the Department of Treasury and Finance.

Mark has had extensive experience working on large projects such as the purchase and planning of the Queen Victoria Hospital site, the development of the financial plans for Federation Square and the City of Melbourne Council House (CH2 building), and was a member of the finance committees for both the Docklands Authority and the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.

Mark is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow Certified Practising Accountant.