Naomi Walsh GAICD

Non-Executive Director, Motor Accidents Insurance Board

Naomi Walsh, a recognised leader in business and higher education, has a career spanning academia, board governance, commercial management, accounting practices, and community service. Naomi is a difference maker, with a fusion of expertise, integrity, and dedication in her pursuits, having worked in Tasmania, Western Australia, and the UK.

Her board portfolio extends to non-executive director roles on Tasmanian government and other boards. With a keen eye for emerging trends, Naomi has honed her expertise and qualifications in governance including CA ANZ Risk Specialisation and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Notably, her governance experience as a director, acting chair and chair of audit, risk, and governance committees, demonstrates her aptitude for strategic thinking and commitment to organisational excellence. Her current board roles include Motor Accidents Insurance Board (Tas), TasTAFE, Tasmanian Development and Resources Board, Tasmanian Legal Aid and Launceston Chamber of Commerce.

Naomi currently serves as the College of Business and Economics Academic Lead Employability at the University of Tasmania, overseeing industry-informed curriculum and fostering stakeholder engagement to address graduate attributes for emerging jobs and skills needs of industry. As a director of ACEN Ltd, the national peak body for work integrated learning in Australia, she contributes her knowledge to institution member value and shape government and industry policies for higher education.

Recently elected as CA ANZ Vice President Australia for 2024, Naomi's appointment reflects her deep commitment to the accounting profession. Naomi's journey with CA ANZ is a testament to her dedication to continuous growth as a Chartered Accountant.

Beyond her professional endeavours, Naomi is deeply entrenched in community service, with an ethos of giving back. From mentoring roles to her active engagement as director and president-elect of her local Rotary club she has a strong commitment to service and community impact, reflecting her appreciation for the lifestyle offered in Tasmania.

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