Ms McGowan was appointed Sigma Healthcare’s General Counsel and Company Secretary in October 2021. Ms McGowan has been a Company Secretary for over 10 years for a broad range of corporate structures and businesses. Prior to joining Sigma, Ms McGowan was General Counsel and Company Secretary at Transdev, an international public transport operator where she was responsible for the provision of legal advice for all operations in Australia and New Zealand. Over the years she has held a variety of legal and commercial roles including Company Solicitor – Kmart and Head of Joint Ventures for Australian Unity Investments. She began her legal career at Clayton Utz as a competition lawyer. Ms McGowan is admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, holds a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and is a Graduate and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.