School Governance

Michael Willis

Michael Willis
Michael is a company director, with over twenty-five years of experience in corporate governance in industry, financial services, industry peaks and the not-for-profit sector. He currently chairs the Boards of West Moreton Health and Boyce Chartered Accountants. He is also the Deputy Chair of the National Injury Insurance Scheme (Qld), and chairs their Audit & Risk Committee. He has chaired an ASX-listed company, and served in governance and management of ASX-listed and regulated businesses, industry bodies and non-profits. Michael is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Life Member of FINSIA, the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. He is a Past President of FINSIA, and led FINSIA’s participation in developing the ASX Corporate Governance Principles. His expertise includes: assisting boards in evaluating board and director effectiveness; reviewing governance structures, policies, processes, skills and dynamics; developing governance policies and solutions to assist boards in implementing sound governance practices; assisting boards in areas of risk management, compliance, financial oversight and strategy; and providing targeted professional development on corporate governance, financial oversight and risk management.
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Recent Posts by Michael Willis

The Cost of Losing a School Principal – And How to Save Your School the Pain

In talking with school principals and boards around Australia, I hear of so many involuntary departures of good principa...