Commenced Screenwest (Australia) Ltd Board January 2020.
John Atkins AO boasts an extensive career in law and commerce spanning forty years. John worked in a variety of positions at top law firm Herbert Smith Freehills in Australia, which he eventually led as Chief Operating Officer to the CEO. During John’s tenure he began his Non-Executive Director Career holding board positions for private and government bodies in the oil and gas, mining, finance, property, retail, infrastructure, construction, not-for-profit and gaming industries.
In 2015 John was appointed as Western Australia’s General Agent in London for the Western Australian Government which lead him to pursue trade investment opportunities for Western Australia during a time of great change. John now joins the Screenwest Board to resume his career as Non-Executive director.
Screenwest would like to acknowledge the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation, the traditional custodians of the land on which we work. We recognise their connections to land, sea and community and pay our respect to their elders past and present. We extend that respect to all Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Indigenous and First Nations peoples today.