Dr Bronwyn Evans, who was Standards Australia’s Chief Executive Officer since 2013, left Standards Australia on Friday March 8, 2019.
Mr Richard Brooks, Chairman of the Standards Australia Board thanked Dr Evans for her significant contributions during her time as Chief Executive.
“Bronwyn has been CEO through an exciting time of transformation for Standards Australia. We have benefited greatly from Bronwyn’s leadership of the team.
“As we reflected on what has been achieved in recent years, and what lies ahead through 2019 and beyond we are pleased to be able to say that she is leaving a legacy of substance, and excellent executive and senior leadership teams in place.”
Dr Evans thanked the Board for its support through her tenure.
In speaking to staff, Dr Evans recounted the value of the work being done by Standards Australia both nationally and internationally and its impact on the quality of Australian life.
“It has been a great privilege to lead this wonderful organisation – the Executive, Senior Leadership team and staff at every level are outstanding and all passionately committed to Standards Australia. I am proud of what we have achieved in so many aspects of our work. Standards Australia is in a great position with so much opportunity, goodwill and ambitions for the next phase of growth. I look forward to seeing Standards Australia move from strength to strength.”
Dr Evans will be continuing with a number of roles including as a Director of the Australia Japan Foundation and as a Director of the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre. Dr Evans has also resigned as the ISO Vice President of Finance and IEC Australian National Committee Secretary.
Deputy CEO Adrian O’Connell commenced as Acting Chief Executive Officer from 4 March 2019 and will remain Acting CEO until the appointment of a new Chief Executive.