Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre wins the CBS Professional Team Award

ContactsKelly Pohatu, Events and Communications Officer
Joanne Peckitt, Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator
Published28 March 2017

Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre’s Professional Team was recently awarded the 2016 Curtin Business School (CBS) Professional Staff Team Award at the annual CBS Awards Ceremony.

The Centre’s Professional Team – Business Manager, Kumeshini Haripersad; Administrative Officer, Naomi Cordell and Events and Communications Officer, Kelly Pohatu – was recognised for their outstanding contribution to BCEC, supporting the Centre to deliver its core mission and underlying objectives.

BCEC Director Professor Alan Duncan, said he was tremendously proud the Professional Team’s achievements have been recognised through the Award.

“The team are a relatively new team, and all joined the Centre in 2015 and 2016. In this time, they have introduced a multitude of new processes and are having a profoundly positive impact on the Centre’s efficiency.”

“The Award demonstrates that the real success of the Centre stems from our ongoing commitment to building a great team that is highly capable, and willing to provide optimum support to the Centre and its key stakeholders.”

The Award recognises the Team’s commitment to clients; improvement of organisational performance; demonstrated leadership; interaction with colleagues; and providing innovative solutions to improve the workplace.

The CBS Professional Staff Award was established in 2003, and it is designed to recognise and reward outstanding service by professional staff over the current and previous years of employment.