Bev Myers
Employee Director

Bev Myers

Role & responsibility:

  • Employee Director
  • Chair of the Operations Committee
  • Chair of the Claims Review Committee
  • Appointed by United Workers Union.


Appointment date:

  • 10 February 2017


Qualifications and memberships

  • Master in Public and International Law (Honours), University of Melbourne (2006)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Melbourne (2003)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Melbourne (2003)
  • Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice, Skills and Ethics (Honours), Monash University (2006)
  • Admitted to legal practice; New South Wales (2016–present)
  • Supreme Court of Victoria (2004–2010)
  • High Court of Australia (2004–present)
  • Graduate of AIST's Trustee Director Course
  • Awarded the Garry Weaven Emerging Trustee Director Scholarship 2019
  • Member, Women in Super



Bev has a background in industrial, corporate and regulatory law and extensive experience in media and communications strategy, stakeholder management and operational affairs. She has worked for almost two decades in senior management positions in not-for-profit and member-based organisations. She is currently Deputy Director, Organisational Strategy, Risk & Compliance at the United Workers Union.

Previous roles include: 

  • Deputy Director, Member Engagement, United Workers Union (2019- 2021)
  • Director of Corporate and Public Affairs, United Voice (April 2016–2019)
  • Director of Institutional Advancement and General Counsel, University of the People (2010–2015)
  • National Industrial Officer of the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (2007–2009)
  • Solicitor at Minter Ellison Lawyers (2003–2005).


Other Directorships / appointments are detailed in the Relevant interests and relevant duties register.



1 Appointed Employee Director 10 February 2017 – 31 October 2021, and as Alternate Employee Director, effective 1 November 2021.

Appointed Employee Director, effective 1 December 2023