Inductees 2015 - Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AO,Governor of Western Australia

Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AO,Governor of Western Australia

Mrs Kerry Sanderson AO has had a distinguished career in government and business and was named an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2004 for service to the development and management of the port and maritime industries in Australia, and to public sector governance in the areas of finance and transport in Western Australia.

From 2008 to 2011 Mrs Sanderson was Agent General for Western Australia based in London. Immediately prior to taking on the role of Governor Mrs Sanderson was Chairman of Gold Corporation and the independent chair of the State Emergency Management Committee.

She was also a non-executive director of listed companies Downer EDI and Atlas Iron, and a board member of the not-for-profit St John of God Healthcare and of the International Centre for Radio-Astronomy Research.

She was also on the Board of charities Senses Australia and the Paraplegic Benefit Fund and a patron of children’s charity Variety WA as well as patron of the Australian Branch of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association. She chairs the alumni of the Committee for Perth.

Mrs Sanderson was installed as the 32nd Governor and the inaugural female Governor of Western Australia on 20 October 2014.



Article Index
Inductees 2015
Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AO,Governor of Western Australia
Dr Sue Boyd
Mrs Doolann-Leisha Eatts
Ms Tracey Horton
Mrs Pat Morris AM
Professor Cheryl Praeger AM
Honourable Christine Ann Wheeler AO, QC
Mrs Nanette Williams
Roll of Honour - Margaret Hubery
Roll of Honour - Isabelle Lake
Roll of Honour - Nancy Stewart
Roll of Honour - June Williams
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