Our Board

Hayley Lawrance (Chair)

Independent Director

Hayley is a commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience gained at home and abroad in professional advisory and corporate roles. She has developed a deep understanding of the practice and application of corporate governance both through her experience as a professional advisor, and as a company director in not-for-profit organisations over the last 15 years. Hayley completed the company director course with the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2011.

In her own pursuit of movement for fitness and health, Hayley has recently become a pilates instructor, plays golf, and is an enthusiastic recreational cyclist. She stands for getting all types of people on all types of bikes, simply because it feels great. Hayley has been on the board of WestCycle for 6 years, and is now its independent, non-executive Chair.

Mike Rendell

Elected Director – Sport

With 25 years’ experience in the architectural profession, Mike holds a position as a Principal within the international design firm HASSELL.

With particular interests in road and track cycling, Mike became involved with the Northern Districts Cycling Club in 2004 and has held a number of positions on its committee including two years as Club President. Mike has also been actively involved with Cycling Western Australia, having participated as a delegate to its Constitutional Review Committee, Race Management Committee and Sports Development Committee. As an enthusiastic participant involved with the administration of the sport, Mike believes in the promotion of all forms of cycling to the wider community. Mike represents the road and track community in his capacity as a representative director of WestCycle.

Rod Annear

Elected Director – Recreation

Rod is the Assistant Director of Parks and Visitor Services with the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. He guides the planning and implementation of visitor facilities and experiences in parks and reserves across the state. This includes trails such as the Munda Biddi Trail, Bibbulmun Track and mountain bike trails and networks.

He is also an enthusiastic road and mountain bike rider and coordinates a recreation cycling group of around 120 people. Rod is involved in the Ride for Youth and Youth Focus, a non-profit organisation that supports vulnerable young people. Rod is a representative director of WestCycle representing the off-road dimension of cycling.

Paul Lavery

Elected Director - Transport

Paul is the Director of the Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research and Professor of Marine Ecology at Edith Cowan University. He has over 30 years’ experience as a research scientist, in the university and Government sectors in Australia and the USA and provides advice to the private sector and government agencies on a range of environment and development issues.

Paul is a committed cycle commuter, as well as a road and mountain bike rider. He has, or continues to ride with ATTA, West Coast Masters and in a range of recreational sportif events. Paul is the representative director of WestCycle representing the transport, safety and advocacy dimensions of cycling.

Sarah Standish

Independent Director

Sarah has over 15 years’ experience in Australia and internationally in private practice and in-house legal, governance, risk and compliance roles. Sarah currently holds the role of General Counsel and Deputy Company Secretary with an ASX listed company, St Barbara Limited and is responsible for leading the legal function and providing high quality support to the Company Secretary. She holds Bachelors of Arts and Laws and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Sarah is an active member of the AICD and the Governance Institute and a participant of the 2019 AICD Director Pipeline Program. Sarah previously held a non-executive directorship with Bicycling Western Australia. She enjoys recreational cycling with her young family on weekends and attending professional road cycling events as a supporter and spectator. Sarah is an independent, non-executive director of WestCycle.

David Gribble

Independent Director

David has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Constable Care Child Safety Foundation for nine years, leading the iconic WA organisation through the most significant period of innovation and change in its 30 year history, including the opening in 2017 of WA’s only cycling and pedestrian safety experiential learning centre for children. David’s career in NGO management in Victoria and Western Australia spans the disability, health, aged care, arts and community sectors, and most recently includes senior executive roles with VisAbility, Guide Dogs WA, Alzheimer’s Australia WA and CBM mInternational.

David is a graduate and post-graduate of Curtin and RMIT Universities, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. He’s also a member of the Curtin University MBA and Executive Education Advisory Panel, and a graduate and facilitator of the Curtin University Ignition Entrepreneurship Program. 

David was the recipient of the Business and Law Professional Achievement Award at the 2019 Curtin University Alumni Achievement Awards. In his spare time he is a recreational cyclist and motorcyclist, and mentors undergraduate and post-graduate students from both Curtin and UWA. He has been a member and chair of non-profit Boards over a number of years, and is the current WA Proctor for Mensa Australia.

Debbie Millard

Independent Director

Debbie is a Chartered Accountant, GAICD, and experienced Executive Leader with 30 years experience spanning professional services, large private family business and not-for-profit organisations. She has held Non-Executive Director roles for 10 years, primarily in the not-for-profit sector spanning arts, community services and leadership development. She has been a Finalist in the WA Telstra Business Women’s Awards, and holds an Executive and Organisational Coaching Certificate. Debbie is currently the Executive Manager Corporate Services at Identitywa.

Debbie is a keen mountain biker. She has been an active member of the WA mountain bike community for 20 years as a competitor, a volunteer and former WAMBA Treasurer and now as a recreational rider can be found most weekends riding her bike in the Perth hills with an awesome bunch of women.

Tim Roach

Independent Director

Tim has been in senior leadership and strategic development roles for more than twenty years. He is currently Director of Executive Education in the School of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University and is a past Assistant Commissioner and General Manager in the public service. He is an Accountant (FCPA) and sits on the Divisional Council of CPA Australia. Tim has been involved in racing mountain bikes, BMX and triathlon for many years, both as a father of two children who race and as a past and current bike racer. Tim is the current Over 50 State Champion in downhill mountain bike. He is also a very regular and enthusiastic transport cyclist; frequently seen in a suit and tie riding to meetings in the city on a mountain bike.