Diploma of Law; Foundation Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
John O’Neill was formerly Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Australian Rugby Union Limited, Chief Executive Officer of Football Federation Australia, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the State Bank of New South Wales, and Chairman of the Australian Wool Exchange Limited. Mr O’Neill was also formerly a Director of Tabcorp Holdings Limited and Rugby World Cup Limited.
Mr O’Neill was also the inaugural Chairman of Events New South Wales, which flowed from the independent reviews he conducted into events strategy, convention and exhibition space, and tourism on behalf of the New South Wales Government.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Master of Economics and Commerce; PhD in Finance
Matt Bekier was previously Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of the Company and also previously Chief Financial Officer of Tabcorp Holdings Limited from late 2005 and until the demerger of the Company and its controlled entities in June 2011.
Prior to his role at Tabcorp, Mr Bekier previously held various roles with McKinsey & Company.
Katie Lahey AM
Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours), Master of Business Administration
Katie Lahey has extensive experience in the retail, tourism and entertainment sectors and previously held chief executive roles in the public and private sectors.
Ms Lahey is currently the Chair of Tourism & Transport Forum and the Executive Chairman Australasia for Korn Ferry International. She is also a member of the board of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra.
Ms Lahey was previously the Chair of Carnival Australia and also a member of the boards of David Jones Limited, Australia Council Major Performing Arts, Hills Motorway Limited, Australia Post and Garvan Research Foundation.
Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honours), Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Richard Sheppard has had an extensive executive career in the banking and finance sector including an executive career with Macquarie Group Limited spanning more than 30 years.
Mr Sheppard was previously the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie Bank Limited and chaired the boards of a number of Macquarie’s listed entities. He has also served as Chairman of the Commonwealth Government’s Financial Sector Advisory Council.
Mr Sheppard is currently a Non-Executive Director of Dexus Property Group and Snowy Hydro Limited. He is also Treasurer of the Bradman Foundation.
Bachelor of Commerce; Diploma of Advanced Accounting; Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants; Fellow of CPA Australia; Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management
Gerard Bradley is currently the Chairman of Queensland Treasury Corporation and related companies, having served for 14 years as Under Treasurer and Under Secretary of the Queensland Treasury Department. He has extensive experience in public sector finance in both the Queensland and South Australian Treasury Departments.
Mr Bradley has previously served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at QSuper. His previous non-executive board memberships also include Funds SA, Queensland Investment Corporation, Suncorp (Insurance & Finance), Queensland Water Infrastructure Pty Ltd, and South Bank Corporation.
Doctor of Philosophy (Governance); Master of Laws; Bachelor of Laws; Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Sally Pitkin is a Queensland based company director and lawyer with extensive corporate experience and over 18 years' experience as a non-executive director and board member across a wide range of industries in the private and public sectors.
Dr Pitkin currently holds various board roles, including as Non-Executive Director of Super Retail Group Limited, Billabong International Limited and IPH Limited.
Dr Pitkin is the President of the Queensland Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the National Board. She is a Non-Executive Director of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia and a member of the External Advisory Board of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
Dr Pitkin previously held Non-Executive Director positions with Aristocrat Leisure Limited and Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group.
Master of Applied Finance; Graduate Diploma in Accounting; Bachelor of Arts; Advanced Management Programme (Harvard Business School, Massachusetts); Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Greg Hayes is an experienced executive and director having worked across a range of industries including energy, infrastructure and logistics. Mr Hayes brings to the Board skills and experience in the areas of strategy, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic risk management, in particular in listed companies with global operations. He is currently a member of the board of Incitec Pivot Limited.
Mr Hayes was previously Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Brambles Limited, Chief Executive Officer & Group Managing Director of Tenix Pty Ltd, Chief Financial Officer and later interim CEO of the Australian Gaslight Company (AGL), CFO Australia and New Zealand of Westfield Holdings, and Executive General Manager, Finance of Southcorp Limited.