ForestrySA Board

June Roache

Board Chair

BAcc, GradCertMgt (Monash), FAICD, FCPA, FAIM

Ms June Roache was appointed as Chair and a Board Member of ForestrySA on 1 January 2018 having previously served as a Board Member and holding the position of Chair, Audit & Risk Committee.

Ms Roache is an independent non-executive director with extensive business experience having held several senior executive roles including Chief Executive of SA Lotteries, and a number of governance roles including Vice President of the World Lottery Association and Chair of the Asia Pacific Lottery Association.

She is currently a Commissioner of the Essential Services Commission of South Australia and the SA National Football League Inc, and a Board Member of the History Trust of SA.

Ms Roache has a degree in accounting from the University of SA, a graduate certificate in management from Monash Mt Eliza Business School and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia, and the Institute of Managers and Leaders.

Scott Ashby

Board member

BA (Hons), GradDipSocSc, GradDipBusAdmin

Mr Scott Ashby is the Chief Executive of the Department of Primary Industries & Regions SA.

His senior executive experience includes Chief Executive, Department for Water; Chief Executive, Department for Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation; Deputy Chief Executive, Department of Premier and Cabinet in SA; and various Executive positions in the Victorian Department of Primary Industries and the Victorian Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Mr Ashby is a member of the Senior Management Council, the SA Government ICT Board, State Emergency Management Committee, and the Public Sector Stewardship Committee. He is also a member of the University of Adelaide’s Agribusiness Advisory Board and the University of Adelaide’s People and Culture Committee.

Keith Lamb

Board member

MBA (Exec), MFor, GradDipREM, BForSc, MIFA, MAICD.

Mr Keith Lamb is an independent director and consultant to the forest sector. His expertise extends from board level participation to investment portfolio management, strategy, tactical planning, governance, compliance and risk assessment.

Mr Lamb's corporate experience includes over a decade as Director of Operations and Portfolio Manager at New Forests Asset Management, Australia’s largest plantation forest company. His portfolio included over 40,000 ha of plantations and a sawmill in South Australia.

Prior to New Forests, Mr Lamb worked with the Hancock Natural Resource Group, State Forests of New South Wales and the Bureau of Rural Sciences, Department of Primary Industries in Canberra.

He is company board director on several privately owned companies in Australia and New Zealand, and is an Associate with Margules Groome Consultants, an international forest consultancy firm, based in Melbourne.

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