Michael Bowen was a founding partner of the Perth law firm Hardy Bowen, joining global law firm DLA Piper as a partner and Location Head of Corporate until December 2020 and is currently a partner at national law firm Thomson Geer in Perth.
He practices primarily corporate, commercial and securities law with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, capital raisings and resources. Mr Bowen assists the Managing Director on matters concerning Corporations law.
Mr Bowen was appointed to the board as a non-executive director in December 2001. He is chair of the remuneration committee, and a member of the corporate governance committee and nomination committee. Mr Bowen is also a non-executive director of Lotus Resources Limited (appointed 22 February 2021).
Mr Bowen holds Bachelors of Law, Jurisprudence and Commerce from the University of Western Australia. He has been admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia since 1979 and is also admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Australia. He is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Australian Society of Accountants.