Teresa Handicott

Independent Chairman, Non-Executive Director

Teresa is a former corporate lawyer, with over 30 years experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate governance. She was a partner of national law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth for 22 years, serving as a member of its National Board for seven years including four years as National Chairman.

Teresa is a director of ASX listed company Downer EDI Limited and of Peak Services Holdings Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), which is responsible for the LGAQ’s commercial operations.

Teresa is a Divisional Councillor of the Queensland Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a member of the AICD’s National Law Committee.  She is a Member of Chief Executive Women (CEW), is a Senior Fellow of Finsia and a Fellow of the AICD.

Teresa was previously a Member of the Queensland University of Technology Council, the Takeovers Panel, Associate Member of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), member of the Finsia Queensland Regional Council, Director of CS Energy Limited, Principal Law Lecturer for the Securities Institute of Australia (now Finsia) and tutor in Corporate Governance for the AICD Directors Course.