Meet Kerrin - Secretary for EAQ.
Kerrin is a lawyer with more than 20 years of experience. She was a partner in a boutique corporate law firm but left to pursue her passion of working with small to medium not-for-profits, research and technology organisations as a consultant lawyer and governance advisor.
As a lawyer, Kerrin works in the intellectual property, innovation and technology development space, where she has developed a reputation for her work constructing large-scale multi-party collaborative joint ventures in the research and IP commercialisation fields. She has been recognised as one of Queensland’s leading IP lawyers in Doyle’s Guide.
Kerrin also has over 10 years of experience working with not-for-profits, particularly community controlled indigenous organisations. Kerrin’s work in this area has been primarily in governance area, assisting these organisations with governance reviews and conducting governance training. Kerrin has also advised on the establishment and transition of not-for-profits including advising on legal structures and constitutions.
In addition to her legal qualifications Kerrin has extensive practical experience as a director of not-for-profit organisations, including the Eidos Institute Ltd where Kerrin was a founding director. In addition to her role as secretary with Equine Action Queensland, Kerrin is currently President of the management committee of the Australian Pain Management Association and Director and Company Secretary of Health Ethics Australia.