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RDA Perth Members

About RDA PerthRDA Perth Members

Keith Ellis, Chair

A former Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale President and Councillor, Keith Ellis is a well known marketing agent within the Perth community, specialising in TV production and marketing.

Keith is an avid sportsman, as past captain of the Royal Perth Golf Club, former Deputy Chairman of Greyhound WA, and has been assoicated with tennis, hockey and surf clubs over the years.

With a commitment to the local community, Keith is the President of the Darling Downs Resident’s Association and a past State President of the Local Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a board member and current patron.

Travis Burrows, Deputy Chair

Project and Commercial Management Professional with over 30 years’ experience in the Australian and Asia Pacific Region including more than 15 years’ experience in senior leadership positions. Currently engaged by Amman Mineral on the Batu Hijau Process Expansion Project and prior to that a senior leadership role with one of Australia’s leading engineering, contracting and service providers in the infrastructure, building, energy, resources and transport sectors. He is a board member of Regional Development Australia Perth and the Perth Football Club. Travis is a Mechanical Engineer and has substantial project delivery, commercial and governance experience across most market segments.

Catherine Bowen

Catherine is an experienced management and communications professional and lecturer with a PhD from Curtin University.  She is regionally based and commutes to the city for professional commitments. She has an extensive background in education and a lifetime of experience in agriculture, agribusiness, natural resources management and regional development at a local level.

Mark Brown

Mark is an environmental scientist who has more than 15 years experience working across Australia for the benefit of natural resource management.

Mark is currently the Senior HSE Advisor for the Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) and is responsible for managing the environment and sustainability of operations on over 2,000km of natural gas pipeline assets. Previously, Mark worked for companies such as Monadelphous, Boeing, community NRM groups and local Landcare operations.

Mark believes that the health of a community is directly related to the health of its environment which includes recreational facilities, public and alternative transport options and natural areas to enjoy.

Mark is a member of the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand.  He also sits on the environmental committee of the Chamber of Minerals and Energy.