Tasmania Minister for State Growth Matthew Groom
New Chair For Tasmanian Development Board
Victor P Taffa
Minister for State Growth Matthew Groom has announced that Brian Scullin has been appointed as the new chair of the Tasmanian Development Board.
Mr. Scullin has extensive finance sector and government experience including roles in the Commonwealth Departments of Treasury and Prime Minister and Cabinet.
“He was also the inaugural Executive Director of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, where he was closely involved in establishing a regulatory regime to accompany the introduction of compulsory superannuation in Australia.” Mr. Groom said.
Mr. Scullin has also held a range of Board and Chairperson roles in the finance and not-for-profit sectors.
In December 2013 he was appointed the President of RBF Tasmania and he is also the Director of Optia Inc, a not-for-profit provider of services in the disability sector, and Chair of Life Education Tasmania, a not-for-profit provider of health education services to primary schools.
“We are very pleased to have someone of Mr. Scullin’s skills and experience to lead the Tasmanian Development Board.” Mr. Groom said.
The Board supports the industry development activities of the Tasmanian Government. Its primary focus is the creation of investment and associated employment through supporting the implementation of government policies.
The board has specific areas of responsibility under the Tasmanian Development Act 1983 and provides independent advice to the Minister on matters relating to development and investment in Tasmania.