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, FAIM, FIEAust

Kim Wood
Principal Commissioner

Kim’s extensive knowledge of regulated industries and commercial operations includes hands-on leadership roles at Victoria’s City West Water, GPU PowerNet and Queensland’s Stanwell Corporation, as well as other electricity, water and telecommunication businesses.

He enjoys a challenge, and has tackled roles including business transformation and new utility start-ups.

Kim’s first CEO role was the Sydney-based Managing Director of GEC Plessey Telecommunications. He has also held senior roles with BellSouth Australia and Hewlett-Packard. Kim began work as an engineer with the Victorian State Electricity Commission.

 

Professor Bronwyn Fredericks

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 Queensland’s remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Based in Rockhampton, Professor Fredericks is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) and the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance Chair in Indigenous Engagement with CQUniversity, Australia.

Professor Fredericks has worked in the education, health care and human services sector 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 Region 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. She has published widely in books and journals and is often asked to be a speaker at a wide range of events from academic conferences to community gatherings.