About

John Lewin, President

Member since 2 October 2014, appointment until 1 October 2017

Mr John Lewin was a Commissioner of the Fair Work Commission and its predecessors between 1987 and 2015. Mr Lewin was previously a member of the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Commission, the Australian Industrial Relations Commission and Fair Work Australia. Until his appointment as President of the Remuneration Tribunal he was a member of the Industrial Relations Commission of South Australia. Mr Lewin holds a Masters degree in Industrial and Employee Relations from Monash University.

Mr Lewin is an Adjunct Professor, School of Management and Marketing, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University and Chairman of the Deakin University Human Resources Management Academic Advisory Board.

Peter Alexander, APM, Member

Member since 27 November 2014, appointment until 1 October 2017

Mr Peter Alexander has provided advice on government relations at the Federal, State and Local Government levels. Peter’s previous involvement in the Police force over four decades gives him in-depth experience in Industrial Relations. He was elected President of the Police Federation of Australia (1996 -2007) and President of the Police Association of South Australia (PASA) (1991-2008) following his role as Detective Sergeant in the Criminal Investigation Branch SA.

Mr Alexander holds a Law Degree and a Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management.

As President of the Police Federation, Mr Alexander represented 50,000 police officers across Australia. He provided advice to various jurisdictions concerning salary and work conditions of police officers of all levels. Mr Alexander was awarded the Australian Police Medal in 2001 in recognition of his services to both the State and Federal Police.

Mr Alexander has extensive hands-on experience in education and training, work conditions, superannuation, termination of employment, promotions, business reviews, staffing levels and Enterprise Bargaining. He has negotiated at Ministerial level with the Federal Government regarding issues of national significance including the deployment of internal police to overseas countries in the Oceania region.

Pamela Martin, PSM, Member

Member since 23 May 2016, appointment until 1 October 2017

Ms Pamela Martin has considerable experience as a legal practitioner in both the public and private sectors and as a lecturer and tutor in the legal discipline. Ms Martin currently sits on various boards and committees, including chairing Walford Anglican School for Girls council, the South Australian Museum Foundation, the Attorney-General’s Department Audit and Risk Committee, and the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Risk Management and Audit Committee.

Ms Martin has previously been the Deputy Chancellor of the University of Adelaide and has held various other appointments at the university, and in the broader sectors of academia and government.

Ms Martin has been awarded the Public Service Medal and holds a law degree.