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Teresa Paris

11 November 2021

Teresa was appointed Financial Controller of Port of Portland in November 2020.

Teresa has over 17 years’ experience in the accounting and finance industry in a range of roles with leading organisations including Dyson Group of Companies, Victorian Land Registry Services, Port of Portland and DFP Recruitment Services in areas of accounting, strategy, operations, projects, tenders/contracts, finance system setups, risk management, separation of services, transition of services and mergers and acquisitions.

Teresa is currently is an independent Audit and Risk Committee member for the Glenelg Shire Council.

Prior to joining Port of Portland, Teresa was the Chief Financial Officer for Victorian Land Registry Services (VLRS) for 2 years where she played a key role in the separation and transition of services from DELWP and led the accounting and financial operations for the organisation. Teresa fronted the setup of the accounting, finance and tax function for the Group providing a robust platform to lead VLRS through a 40-year concession arrangement.

Teresa previously worked at Port of Portland throughout 2018 as the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary where she led the Finance and Risk Management functionality for the Group.

Prior to moving to Portland, Teresa was at Dyson Group of Companies (Dyson Bus Services) where she led the Finance Function for the Group between 2009 to 2018 progressing to Chief Financial Officer in 2013. Throughout her tenure, Teresa was a major part of 11 business acquisitions whilst at Dyson’s that contributed to the Dyson Group becoming one of the largest Bus, Coach, and Public Transportation Companies in the State of Victoria.

Teresa holds a Bachelor of Business from Victoria University and currently completing her Master of Business Administration with the Australian Institute of Business. Teresa is also a Fellow CPA member.