Hon Trish White is a Fellow of Engineers Australia in the Information, Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering College.
Trish holds electrical engineering and arts degrees from Queensland University, and is a Member of the College of Leadership and Management. She is an executive director of professional services and business advisory firm, Slingsby Taylor, and provides advisory services to boards and executives of both commercial and not-for-profit organisations.
Formerly, Trish was Executive Strategic Advisor for an ASX-50 engineering services firm, working in the global resources and energy industries. That followed a career as a cabinet minister in the South Australian government, where she served in the infrastructure, development, transport, science and education portfolios.
Previously, her career had been in applied research with the Defence Science and Technology Organisation and prior to that, she managed national infrastructure projects in Canberra.
Trish is an experienced professional company director, having served on the boards of several large Australian companies. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.