Who’s Who in 2022, Government Gurus: Patrice Sherrie

Published 3:35am 8 December 2022

Who’s Who in 2022, Government Gurus: Patrice Sherrie
Words by Moreton Daily

Patrice Sherrie has brought 30 years’ experience in chartered accounting and commerce to the board of Millovate, set-up to create The Mill at Moreton Bay as a “destination landmark”.

As a non-executive director and Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee, Ms Sherrie is a key figure in the activation of around 65 hectares at the education, innovation and commercial site.

In its 2021-22 annual report, Millovate said the priority had been working on a Business Plan aligning Council’s vision and deliverables for The Mill at Moreton Bay, as well as Millovate’s strategies and tactics to deliver the staged master planned development”.

The annual report said this comprised social infrastructure to support health and wellbeing; Sustainable Urban Infrastructure to attract capital; Economic Development for enterprise growth and innovation and Environmental Sustainability.

Also operating functions for Millovate; progressing the Master Plan Development Plan and Development Roadmap to guide development for the next two decades and an Interim Development Strategy for Mill Central and Mill Innovation.

The annual report says this included programs for digital telecommunications, advanced manufacturing, healthcare including a private hospital and education, which includes three new buildings for UniSC Moreton Bay.

About Patrice Sherrie

Patrice Sherrie’s LinkedIn page says she has “an extensive background in the finance and business sectors” which extends to the corporate finance market.

She is currently non-executive director and chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at Acumentis Group, which provides independent property advice and a non-executive director of the City of Brisbane Investment Corporation.

Ms Sherrie is also a non-executive director of Tonkin, which “designs solutions for sectors including buildings, the environment and land development”, and Andersens Floor Covering – having also been with SunWater and engineering consultants Premise.

LinkedIn lists here previous directorships include Bentleys Chartered Accountants, the UDIA (Urban Development Institute of Australia) and The Women's College within the University of Queensland, where she was a member of the board and treasurer.

Ms Sherrie has also worked with Queensland Ballet, Oxley Creek Transformation, the Chain Reaction Challenge Foundation in Melbourne and is still with the Brisbane Sustainability Agency.

She is still a trustee and treasurer for the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Trust having joined in 2012.


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