Hon. Martin Pakula was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 30 November 2022.
Mr. Pakula completed a Bachelor of Economics at Monash University in 1989 and an Honours Degree in Law in 1991. After leaving university Mr Pakula completed articles at Macpherson and Kelley and was admitted to practice in 1993.
From 1993 to 2006, Mr. Pakula worked as an official of the National Union of Workers where he served as Assistant Secretary of the Victorian Branch from 2000-2004 and as Victorian Branch Secretary and National Vice President from 2004-2006. Mr. Pakula also served as a Director of LUCRF Super from 2004-2006.
In 2006, Mr. Pakula was elected to the Victorian Legislative Council electorate of Western Metropolitan where he served until 2013.
In 2013 he was elected to the Legislative Assembly seat of Lyndhurst (later renamed Keysborough) which he represented until 2022.
Whilst in State Parliament Mr Pakula held a range of ministerial portfolios including Minister for Industry and Trade, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for Public Transport, Attorney General, Minister for Racing, Minster for Tourism, Sport and Major Events and Minister for Jobs and Innovation.