BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Paula Masters

Chair

Paula Masters

Paula Masters has been a Director of BUSSQ since 1 May, 2015 and is the current Chair. Her other directorships are BERT Fund Limited, BEWT Welfare Limited, Bert Pty Ltd, Construction Income Protection Limited, QCTF Fund Limited, Coralgale Pty Ltd. Previously she was employed by the CFMEU Queensland Construction & General Division as the Systems and Governance Officer. Paula has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Commercial Computing from QUT. She is a CPA and a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries, the Governance Institute of Australia and the Institute of Company Directors.


Sonya Beyers

Employer Representative

Sonya Beyers

Sonya Beyers has been a BUSSQ Director since 1 January, 2018. Sonya’s other directorships are Horizon Realty Ltd, Australian Affordable Housing Solutions Limited, the Forde Foundation, the Queensland Law Society Not for Profit Committee. Sonya provides client focused and high quality governance advisory and education services in her role as Founding Director of Governance by Design. Sonya also brings her wealth of experience as a consultant, solicitor and practising director to apply a personal approach to facilitation in her role as an accredited course facilitator for the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 


Paul Bidwell

Employer Representative

Paul Bidwell

Paul Bidwell has been a Director of BUSSQ since 1 May, 2014. He is also a director of Timber Queensland Limited and Pac Plus Wholesalers Pty Ltd. since 2013. Paul is Deputy CEO at Master Builders. Paul joined Master Builders in 2009 and has held numerous positions including Director of Housing prior to his appointment as Deputy CEO in 2013. Paul is a qualified valuer with tertiary qualifications in urban and regional planning, business administration and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Jacqui Collie

Member Representative

Jacquie Collie

Jacqui Collie has been a BUSSQ Director since 28 August, 2019. Her other directorships are Construction Income Protection Limited, and The Construction Training Centre. Jacqui Collie is the Governance, Political and Executive Officer of the CFMEU. She currently has responsibility for developing policies, processes and procedures and implementing and maintaining governance to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and regulations. Jacqui has extensive experience in the union movement for over 25 years previously working for the peak body, Queensland Council of Unions. Jacqui is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 


Emma Eaves

Member Representative

Emma Eaves

Emma Eaves has been a BUSSQ Director since 1 January, 2020. Her other directorship is CSQ. Emma is Administration Executive for the CFMEU, where she currently assists with the financial operations of the CFMEU and Industrial Relations Administration. Her work history also includes small business and a number community organisations. Emma has worked in finance for over 20 years and has over six years’ experience in the Superannuation Industry in both self-managed and industry style superannuation funds.


Grant Galvin

Employer Representative

Grant Galvin

Grant Galvin has been a BUSSQ director since 01 January, 2014. He is also a director of Master Builders Queensland Legal Service. Grant is the CEO of Master Builders Queensland and has worked for them since July 2013. Grant’s previous roles varied from Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations through to General Management and Large Scale Manufacturing Management in well-known companies like Queensland Rail, Ansett, Goodman Fielder and News Ltd. This breadth of experience across multiple positions, disciplines and industries, coupled with his tertiary business studies at Griffith University, make Grant an extremely well rounded, enthusiastic, and experienced board member. He is currently studying a Masters of Business through USQ.