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Electrical Safety Board members

Keith McKenzie
Commissioner for Electrical Safety
Electrical Safety Board Chair

Keith started his electrical career in 1986. After gaining his electrical fitter and mechanics licence he worked for a number of companies on domestic, commercial, hospital, petrochemical and industrial projects.

He has served on a range of board and committees in the area of apprentice training, construction, training competencies, workplace health and safety and Australian standards and has been a member of the Electrical Safety Board and Electrical Licensing Committee since 2011.

Prior to his role as Commissioner, Keith was the President of the Queensland and Northern Territory Electrical Trades Union branches.

Christine King
Representing community

Christine is the State President of the Queensland Country Women's Association (QCWA) and Chairman of the Board. Christine has worked with communities for over 53 years and the last 28 years involved with the QCWA. Having travelled extensively over the State, she is aware of the diversity in our communities and the challenges faced in rural and remote districts in times of drought and natural disasters.

Malcolm Richards
Representing employers

Malcolm is the CEO of Master Electricians Australia (MEA) and has extensive experience in the electrical industry. Malcolm holds an Electrical Fitter Mechanic licence and a Diploma of Electrical Electronic Engineering and Master of Business Administration. Malcolm is a member or chair of several other boards and associations.

Peter Lamont
Representing employers

Peter is the Executive Director of the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) in Queensland. As company Director for the Australian Cabler Registration Service, Peter has pursued promoting industry best practice in safety and performance amongst electrical contractors and electrical and communications workers. Peter previously held the positions of Executive Director of the Queensland Electrical Safety Office and Chair of the Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council of Australia and New Zealand.

Cassandra Tommasi
Representing workers

Cassandra is a valued worker for Stowe Australia, one of the leading contractors in the electrical industry. Cassandra has worked for Stowe Australia for over 10 years and has been a crucial part of both large-scale construction projects, and the Southern Queensland service division. Cassandra holds an Electrical Fitter Mechanic licence as well as holding licences in high risk works. Cassandra has always held a firm stance on fair and safe work practices.

Jack Camp
Representing community

Jack is the former Queensland Commissioner for Electrical Safety. Jack has extensive experience in the electrical industry. Jack holds an Electrical Fitter Mechanic licence and is passionate about electrical workers safety having been a member of the State Council for the Electrical Trades Union and held executive positions on advisory committees in the electrical industry. Jack is a current member of the Electrical Licensing Committee.

Kym Bancroft

Kym is Deputy Director-General of the Office of Industrial Relations. She is responsible for improving work health and safety and electrical safety performance through the regulatory framework and provision of services; regulatory responsibility and provision of policy advice on workers’ compensation matters; and supporting a productive industrial relations framework for the public sector in Queensland.