Paul Barker was appointed a Director of the Victorian WorkCover Authority in February 2001 and is currently Deputy Chairman. He is a member of the Authoritys Audit and Risk Management Committee, and Remuneration and People Committee. Paul has extensive experience in accounting and financial services both in Australia and overseas. Formerly Chief Executive of Audit Victoria, he also held senior group executive positions with Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong, Singapore and London. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries.