PSM, Hon D Phil (UWA), GAICD
Ms Jan Stewart joined the Perkins Board in February 2015. Ms Stewart held the position of CEO of Lotterywest from 1992 until December 2014. Ms Stewart is a social worker by profession, having graduated from The University of Western Australia (UWA) with a Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Degree in Social Work. Her career prior to Lotterywest included eight years as Chief Social Worker at Perth’s major paediatric teaching hospital.
Ms Stewart has held many voluntary board positions both locally and internationally including that of Senior Vice President on the Executive Committee of the World Lottery Association for more than eight years, and was the inaugural President of the Asia Pacific Lottery Association from 1999 to 2004. Previous boards include Hale School, Save the Children, MercyCare, St Barts and the role of Chair of the Centre for Social Impact at UWA for ten years. She serves currently on the Board of the West Australian Opera, the Feilman Foundation and recently stepped down from the role of Chair of the Raine Study, a position she held for five years. Ms Stewart has served as advisor and CEO to the Malka Foundation since 2019.