Peter Tighe

Peter is the Chair of the Asbestos Diseases Research Foundation (ADRF) Board, Deputy Chair of EE-Oz Energy Skills Australia and a member of the Board of Exemplar Systems Pty Ltd and Exemplar Learning Pty Ltd.

Peter was the CEO of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA), appointed by the Minister of Employment as Statutory Officer for a period of five years until August 2018. ASEA was established to implement the first National Strategic Plan for the management and eradication of asbestos and asbestos containing material.

Peter was National Secretary of the Communications Electrical and Plumbing Union (CEPU) and Divisional Secretary of the Electrical Trades Union (ETU), an Executive member of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) and a ministerial appointee to Safe Work Australia.

He has also served on a variety of vocational boards including the Central Trades Committee of Training Recognition Australia and was a committee member of the Ministerial Council for Tertiary Education and Employment Apprentices Action Group.

He has also been a member of the Climate Change and Energy Efficiency’s NGO Climate change roundtable; Chair of the National Electrical and Electronic Industry Training Council and E-Profiling Pty Ltd; Chair and Deputy Chair of Connect Superannuation (now merged with C+Bus); and Trustee and Director on the Board of the Investment Committee of CBUS Superannuation.  

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