- Appointed: July 2016
- Chair: Audit & Risk Management Committee
- Member: Quality Committee
Des Pearson currently works as a Non-Executive Director and undertakes assignments on governance, accountability and performance reporting.
He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in the 2014 Queens Birthday Honours for distinguished service to public sector governance.
In his more than 40 years public service he has worked across seven Australian jurisdictions including over thirty years at senior and chief executive levels. He has primarily worked in governance, financial management, regulation, performance reporting and accountability roles, including more than 21 years as an Auditor General. His earlier experience included financial management, program management, corporate support and regulatory roles.
He has served as National President of CPA Australia, is a National and Victorian Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia and a Life Member of the Australian Institute of Management (WA) Inc.
In 2002 he undertook a comprehensive review (The Pearson Review) of WA's privately underwritten workers compensation system and in 2015 over-sighted a Ministerial Review of the Office of Living Victoria.