Meet your candidate Brock Shearn

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INDEPENDENT contracting valuer for Herriots, Brock Shearn is one of the candidates seeking to be elected to the board of the Australian Property Institute (API).

Australian Property Journal spoke to Shearn to find out why he is seeking to be elected to the API board.

Shearn said he would like to contribute to the growth of the API.

He believes is extensive business background has made him equipped to making a valuable contribution that serves in the best interest of members.

  1. What is your interest to come on board with the Australian Property Institute?

I have nominated for the API National Board as I have a genuine interest in all facets of the Australian Property Industry and believe that my extensive and varied business career equips me to make a strong contribution to the on-going successful growth of the API and the member services it provides.

  1. What financial experience or expertise do you bring to the API?

Tertiary qualified and exposed to all facets of financial management across a variety of private and public entities.

  1. What governance experience do you bring to the API?

My professional career has seen me privy to an array of corporate governance issues through varied directorship and senior management roles

  1. What strategic planning experience do you bring to the API?

Over the years, I have been directly involved in strategic planning processes aimed at achieving the profitable growth of businesses and associated brand equity

  1. To further pursue API’s strategic direction, it would be of great benefit if prospective Directors could contribute advocacy, policy and/or digital communications experience to the Board. What is your experience in one or more of these areas?

Advocacy – My business background has seen me involved at all levels of corporate / industry advocacy and, in a governmental sense, industry and corporate advocacy at Ministerial Level, both domestically and throughout the Asia – Pacific region.

Policy Setting – Experience across varying entity sizes – inclusive of SME’s to large scale domestic enterprises and international corporations.

Digital Communications – Experienced in developing and implementing integrated communication programs for various clients and have an on-going interest in digital technology’s ability to strategically enhance online marketing programs from sourced data.

  1. In general, what can you bring to the API and why should members elect you?

I would welcome appointment to the API National Board as a Queensland member’s representative and have the experience, knowledge, energy and desire, to make a valuable contribution towards meeting member’s interests and fulfillment of the Board’s vision for the future.

Online voting is now open until 23:59 AEST on Thursday 17 May 2018. Members are encouraged to register and vote at https://www.api.org.au/news/meet-candidates-2018-api-board-elections

Australian Property Journal