Following a highly competitive application and shortlisting process, the following two Independent Directors have been appointed after final recommendations the KAC Corporation Advisory Group. We are looking forward to the mutual value the participation of Paul and Raelene will bring to the CAG and future Board.
Paul Lucas is currently Chair of the Queensland Cross River Rail Delivery Authority and Non-Executive Director (and Audit & Risk Committee Member) of the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health. He also provides strategy, infrastructure and governance consulting services to the private sector, industry bodies and non-government organisations and is an Adjunct Professor in Law and Business for Bond University and Australian Catholic University. Mr. Lucas was Deputy Premier of the Government of Queensland from 2007 to 2011, Minister of several portfolios from 2001-2012 and Member of Parliament for Lytton for sixteen years.
Paul has a Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Master of Urban & Regional Planning, Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Economics. He is admitted as a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors (FAICD)
Raelene Webb is currently Independent Director of the Western Deserts Aboriginal Lands Corporation. In 2018, she stepped down from her five year term as President of the Native Title Tribunal, the independent statutory agency established under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). She has also served as Chair of Bunuwal Investments (the investment arm of Rirratijingu Aboriginal Corporation) and Independent Director of North Australia Aboriginal Corporation.
Raelene is a Faculty member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, facilitating legaltraining for the AICD Company Directors Course. Ms. Webb was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 2004 and admitted as Barrister to the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory and the High Court of Australia in 1992. She has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Science. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, Member of the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).