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Jan Stewart PSM

Jan Stewart PSM


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Mrs Jan Stewart PSM joined the Perkins Board in February 2015. Mrs Stewart held the position of CEO of Lotterywest from 1992 until December 2014, an organisation which in 2013/14 had a turnover of almost $A800 million. Mrs Stewart is a social worker by profession, having graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Degree in Social Work. Her career prior to Lotterywest included 8 years as Chief Social Worker at Perth’s major paediatric teaching hospital. Mrs Stewart has held many voluntary board positions both locally and internationally including that of Senior Vice President on the Executive Committee of the World Lottery Association for more than eight years and was the inaugural position of President of the Asia Pacific Lottery Association from 1999 to 2004. She was reappointed to the Asia Pacific Lottery Association in 2012 and held that position until December 2014. She is currently also member of the Boards of Hale School, Save the Children Australia, Mercycare and the WA Opera. She is Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the University of Western Australia’s Centre for Social Impact. Mrs Stewart was awarded a Medal for outstanding service to the University of Western Australia in 2004, a Public Service Medal in the Australia Day Honours of 2009 and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.