Merran is a professional company director of 23 years’ standing and chair of boards and committees for much of that. She has a focus on member/stakeholder and public interest outcomes. This includes expertise in finance, audit, risk, compliance and governance. Her particular interests include aligning performance management with strategy and extended financial and non-financial external reporting including strategy and risk management. Her industry experience includes financial and professional services; superannuation; insurance; health; education; contract management, utilities and major infrastructure projects, including the water industry and 20 years in practice as a professional accountant. She has coached executives at various listed companies.