About us

We provide independent advice on complex economic and regulatory issues, and propose policy reforms to drive economic growth, lift productivity and improve living standards across Queensland.

Kim Wood BEng, MBA, FIEAust

Kim Wood
Principal Commissioner

Kim joined the Commission as inaugural Principal Commissioner in October 2015. He has extensive operating experience as a CEO of both regulated utilities and commercial trading entities. His experience has been gained in a range of diverse businesses that include all aspects of the electricity and water utility value chain, telecommunications and manufacturing. He has worked in Victoria, New South Wales, the Northern Territory and Queensland.

His responsibilities have included both New Zealand and South East Asia. Along the way, he has tackled both start-ups and business recoveries. He has worked under business ownership models that include government, Australian Stock Exchange listed, and US & UK based multinational proprietors. Kim is an experienced board member, who has also served on not for profit boards.

Kim has a strong interest in leadership, business transformation, strategy development and regulated businesses. He is a regular speaker at industry events and maintains a strong interest in Australia’s utility sector. Kim began his career with the Victorian State Electricity Commission. He is a qualified engineer with post graduate qualifications in business administration. He wants to help to make a difference.

 

Professor Bronwyn Fredericks
Commissioner

Professor Fredericks was appointed as a part-time Commissioner in December 2016, to lead the public inquiry into service delivery in remote and discrete Indigenous communities.

Professor Fredericks was recently appointed the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) at Queensland University of Queensland after several years as Pro-Vice Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) and BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance Chair in Indigenous Engagement at Central Queensland University.

Professor Fredericks has over thirty years’ experience working in the education, health care and human services sectors for state and federal governments, as well as non-government organisations, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled health services.

She is a Board member of the Central Queensland Regional Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled Health Organisation.

Professor Fredericks holds several distinguished roles in Indigenous research. She is a member of the Research Advisory Committee for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies and the National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network. Her research has focused on the socio-psychological aspects of chronic disease, public health interventions and Indigenous women’s health issues, along with training and education.