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The Board: Profile Steve Whan


Steve Whan

Deputy Chair 
Appointed: July 2015
Appointed by: United Workers Union


  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Politics
  • Company Directors Course

Summary of relevant experience 

Steve Whan is a former NSW cabinet minister and shadow minister holding, at various stages, portfolios including primary industries, emergency services, small business and in Opposition: tourism, hospitality, gaming and racing, and police. He was Member for Monaro and a member of the NSW Legislative Council.

Steve is currently the CEO of the National Irrigators Council.

Current and recently held positions:

  • Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council (2011 - 2015)
  • Minister of Emergency Services, Small Business and Rural Affairs (2009 - 2011)
  • Secretary of National Irrigators Council Limited (January 2017 to present)

Current Club Plus Super committee membership

  • Member Experience Committee - Chair
  • Investment Committee - Member