The Hon. Kim Wells MP
State Member for Scoresby
Minister for Police and Emergency Services
Minister for Bushfire Response
Topic: Victorian State Election Review
Date: Friday 5 December 2014
Time: 12:30 p.m. for 12:40 p.m.
Venue: The Kelvin Club 14-30 Melbourne Place
Kim Wells MP was appointed Minister for Police and Emergency Services and Minister for Bushfire Response in March 2013.
He was first elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly in 1992 and is the State Member for Scoresby. Between 2000 and 2006, Kim was Shadow Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Corrections. He became the Victorian Shadow Treasurer from 2006 and from 2007, was the Deputy-Chair of the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee. He was appointed as Treasurer of Victoria when the Victorian Coalition formed Government in 2010.
Prior to entering Parliament, Kim held various positions including Operations Manager within the freight and logistics industry. He is a Fellow of the Certified Practicing Accountants and holds a Masters of Accounting. Kim’s interests include mountaineering, hiking and all sports.
Kim married Judy, a South African, in 1984 and they have 3 children. He is a frequent traveller to South Africa to visit family.