Government Enterprises Minister Ljiljanna Ravlich today announced the appointment of Colin Campbell-Fraser and Ray Bennett to the Lotterywest board.
The appointments follow the completion of the terms of Anne Conti and Peter Holland in December 2007. Ms Conti and Mr Holland have served on the Lotterywest board since May 2001 and March 2002 respectively.
Mr Campbell-Fraser is the principal adviser (External Relations and Advocacy) for The University of Western Australia, providing strategic advice to the vice-chancellor and executive of the university on the relationship between the university and the wider community.
A former senior journalist, Mr Campbell-Fraser has built a career in communications, spanning both the public and private sectors. He has been an adviser and counsellor to State Premiers, Cabinet Ministers and a range of Government agencies.
Throughout his working life, Mr Campbell-Fraser has been active in a range of community-based organisations.
Mr Bennett is the immediate past chief executive officer of Racing and Wagering WA. He has a background in the finance industry as a general manager in retail banking, and has held consulting positions in accounting, finance and law. Mr Bennett has been a company director of his own small business and a commercial property development officer.
Welcoming Mr Campbell-Fraser and Mr Bennett to the board, Ms Ravlich said the two new members would bring particular expertise in the areas of communications, gaming and business to the Lotterywest board.
The Minister also paid tribute to Ms Conti and Mr Holland, saying they had made a unique contribution to Lotterywest during the past six years. During their terms, Lotterywest had enjoyed a sustained period of growth in its lottery business and had returned record amounts in funds to Western Australia’s hospitals, sport, the arts and community groups.
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