Ruth Newfield was appointed Company Secretary in November 2018. As the Company Secretary Ruth is directly accountable to the Board, through the Chairman, for all matters relating to governance and the proper functioning of the Board. Ruth is also the General Counsel and Company Secretary for Precision Group. She has over 20 years' experience as a commercial lawyer, both in private practice and as in-house counsel. Before joining Precision Group, Ruth was Senior Legal Counsel for Westfield and Scentre Group. Ruth holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 1997. She is also admitted to the Supreme Courts of New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia. She is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia.