New 2021–2022 ARITA Board
Following the 2021 Annual General Meeting, ARITA welcomes its new Board.
ARITA held its national AGM on Tuesday 25 May which included quite a significant changing of the guard.
We are delighted to have Michael Brereton (William Buck) commence his two-year term as ARITA President.
Rachel Burdett (Cor Cordis) was elevated to Deputy President. Kelly Trenfield (FTI Consulting) and Jason Porter (SV Partners) were appointed Vice Presidents.
Our outgoing President, Scott Atkins (Norton Rose Fulbright) moves to Immediate Past President.
We welcome five new directors:
- Michael Brennan (Offermans)
- Leanne Chesser (KordaMentha)
- Danielle Funston (Maddocks)
- Mathew Gollant (CJG Advisory)
- Kathy Sozou (McGrathNicol).
Thank you to outgoing directors
ARITA farewells Ross McClymont (Ashurst) who concluded his term as Immediate Past President, and Robyn McKern (McGrathNicol) who has elected to retire as Vice President.
We also farewell retiring directors Kate Barnet (Olvera Advisors) and Anthony Phillips (Heard Phillips Lieberenz) and we profoundly thank all retiring directors for their service and contribution.
The Board now has:
- 17% Lawyers
- 83% Accountants
- 83% Registered Liquidators
- 42% Registered Trustees
- 25% Small firms
- 25% Medium firms
- 50% Large firms
- 38% Female
- 5 NSW/ACT (Division is 38% of members and subscribers)
- 3 Vic/Tas (Division is 23% of members and subscribers)
- 2 Qld (Division is 18% of members and subscribers)
- 1 WA (Division is 11% of members and subscribers)
- 1 SA/NT (Division is 7% of members and subscribers)
The 2021–2022 ARITA Board
Michael Brereton RITF – President [Director, William Buck]
Rachel Burdett RITF – Deputy President [Partner, Cor Cordis]
Jason Porter RITF – Vice President (Appointed by the NSW/ACT Division) [Executive Director, SV Partners NSW Operations]
Kelly Trenfield RITF – Vice President (Appointed by the Qld Division) [Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting]
John Winter – CEO and Company Secretary
Michael Brennan RITF (Directly appointed by the Board under s20.3 of the Constitution) [Principal, Offermans]
Leanne Chesser RITP (Appointed by the Vic/Tas Division) [Partner, KordaMentha]
Danielle Funston RITP (Directly appointed by the Board under s20.3 of the Constitution) [Partner, Maddocks]
Bruce Gleeson RITF (Directly appointed by the Board under s20.3 of the Constitution) [Principal, Jones Partners]
Mathew Gollant RITF (Directly appointed by the Board under s20.3 of the Constitution) [Principal, CJG Advisory]
Mike Hayes RITF (Appointed by the SA/NT Division) [Partner, Piper Alderman]
Kathy Sozou RITP (Directly appointed by the Board under s20.3 of the Constitution) [Partner, McGrathNicol]
Daniel Woodhouse (Appointed by the WA Division) [Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting]
Scott Atkins RITF – Immediate Past President (non-voting) [Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright]