Ms Anne Barker

--- Ms Anne Barker

Ms Anne Barker was the Chair of LeadWest's Board from 20 July 2016 to 30 June 2018. 

Ms Barker had recently retired from the role of Managing Director of City West Water and had previously served on LeadWest's Board from 2002 to 2016. She brought to LeadWest's Board her significant experience as a managing director, together with a solid understanding of board governance issues and financial management.

Ms Barker practised law before gaining broad management experience with Myer Stores and the ANZ Banking Group. Prior to joining City West Water, Ms Barker was the Executive Manager of the Commercial and Revenue divisions at SPI Powernet where she gained extensive experience working in a regulated utility environment.

Ms Barker also has experience on other boards including 6 years as a Director on LeadWest's Board from 2007 to 2013, the Water Services Association of Australia, and the Metropolitan Fire Brigade. She is also the current Chair of Whitelion Open Family Australia and a Commissioner on the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) Board.