Bev East works as a consultant supporting organisations with strategic planning, organisational and operational excellence. She is also currently the interim CEO of Arts Access Australia.
Previously Bev spent four years as the CEO of St John of God Health Care’s Social Outreach services which provide support and capacity building services across Australia and internationally to Timor-Leste and PNG.
Prior to that Bev worked with Woodside Energy, for nearly a decade, leading the company’s Communities division, managing corporate affairs, risk and governance during the construction of the Pluto LNG Project, and managing state and federal government relationships.
She began her career as a print and radio journalist, before working in Federal and State political roles including as a Ministerial adviser for four years.
She has been Deputy Chair of the Boards of Volunteering WA and Women’s HealthWorks.
Bev holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma in Employee Relations from Curtin University. She is a graduate of AICD and a member of the Leadership WA alumni.