State councils

Members of the state councils appointed by the Board of Directors of Governance Institute of Australia Ltd.

Councils

Chair

Kerry McGoldrick LLB, GradDipACG, MBA, FGIA, FCG
Partner, ShineWing Australia 

Council

Dhawal Gadani FGIA, FCG
Company Secretary, Commonwealth Bank

Phil Grindley B Comm, GradDipACG, MLS, CA, FGIA FGC
Head of Risk, Wesley Mission

Helen Hardy LLB, BCom, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG, CA, GAICD 
Company Secretary, Origin Energy Ltd

Raja Jata FCPA, FGIA, FCG, MAICD 
Group MD, IndOz Group

Martin Jones BEc, LLB, GradDipCSP, FGIA, FCG, MAICD
General Manager, Corporate Governance, Boardroom Pty Ltd

Mark Lee, MBA, FGIA, GAICD, CPL
Deputy Director Fleet Logistics/ Royal Australian Navy

Mohua Mukherjee, FGIA, FCG (CGP, CS), PFIIA, CISA, B.A. (Econ)
Head of Risk Assurance, Catholic Schools Broken Bay

Mathew Ronald FGIA
Director, People Advisory Services, EY

Suraj Sethuram BCom, MBA, FCPA, FGIA, FCG 
Group Chief Financial Officer, Ventura Health Pty Ltd

Hunter Smith AGIA ACG 
Assurance Specialist, Suncorp Group

Susie Zhong AGIA, ACG, MAcc
Company Secretary, Independent Liquor Group Co-operative Ltd

 

Chair

Irene Sitton BCom, LLB, MBA(Exec), GradDipCSP, MAppFin, FGIA, FCG, CA
Principal Advisor, Queensland Government

Council

John Auld BBus, GradCertRMIP, CPA, FGIA
National Cost Controller, Watpac

Brad Bowes FGIA FCG, MAICD, PhD, MCommLaw, MBA, BBus(Accty)
Group Company Secretary, RACQ

Andrew Cooke BCom, FGIA, CPA, CIA, BCIM, AMBCI
General Manager Risk and Internal Audit Energy Qld, Energy Queensland

Gail Creighton-Davies MSc, MGIA, MAICD, CPPD (AIPM), RMP, GIA(Affiliated)
Governance, Risk, Portfolio, Program & Project Consultant, Gail Creighton-Davies Pty Ltd

Lachlan East BCom, AGIA ACG
Chief of Staff, Australian Retirement Trust

Sally Frazer BA/LLB(Hons), LLM, GradDipACG, GAICD, MBA, (Cert)AGSM, AGIA, ACG
General Manager Legal and Governance, Cleanco Queensland

Joel Miller BInfoTech, GradCertRiskMgt, MBA, FGIA
Manager, Technology Risk, CUA

Joanne Redburn LLB(Hons), BSc(Hons), PhD, GIA(Affiliated)
Director, NFP Lawyers

Robbie Sinclair CPP, MBA, BAdminL, FGIA, FARPI, AMIIA, JP
Chief Information Security Officer, Telstra Health

Christopher Skelton BBus, FCA, FGIA, FCG
Director, NFP Accountants Pty Ltd

Timothy Timchur BBus, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG, FCPA, CPM, GAICD, FAIM, FAMI
Director, 365 Architechs

Geoff Walshaw GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG, CPA, ACMA, CGMA 
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary, yourtown

Debora Jackson, MBA, FGIA, MAICD
Chairperson Micah Projects and Governance Consultant

John Weaver FGIA, MSc, Risk Management, LLB Law
Partner at Deloitte

Ainslie Cunningham FGIA, FCGI, MAICD, MRMIA, CPRM
Non-Executive Director, Governance Institute of Australia

National Manager, Service Delivery, and State Manager, QLD

Leanne Ryan
Email: qld@governanceinstitute.com.au

Chair

Tania Sargent BA, MBA, AGIA, ACG, GAICD, ACA
Company Secretary, 1414 Degrees Ltd (Part-time) and Company Secretary, Lutheran Laypeople's League (Part-time)

Council

Rosie Bolingbroke
Council Secretary, Governance, Legal & Risk Adelaide

Jennifer Duncan FGLA, MBA, FGIA
Principal and Founder, Uncommon Good

Karin Geraghty FGIA
Principal Consultant, Stratdigi

Deb Hall

Ella McDougall
Ella McDougall, General Manager — Legal and Governance, ECH

Christine Manuel BMus, GradDipACG, DipCD, DipInvRel, FGIA, FCG, MAICD, MAITD, AAIPM
Company Secretary, Angel Seafood Holdings Ltd and AML3D Ltd

Cathy Oster BA(Jurisprudence), LLM, FGIA, FCG
Head of Legal, Governance and Reporting, Duxton Capital (Australia) P/L

Des Quirk FGIA FCG
Director Financial Services, Return to Work SA

Michael Sedgman FGIA FCG
Chief Executive Officer, The Rural City of Murray Bridge

Greg Sierocinski BAdminMan, GradDipACG, GradDipAppFin, GradDipFinPlan, AGIA, ACG, ANZIIF (Fellow) CIP, FIPA, FFin
Finance Professional and FFA Match Commissioner

Ross Springolo BBus, MCom, MEdAdm, FGIA, FCG, GAICD, FCPA
University Secretary, Charles Darwin University

Meredyth Stewart AGIA, ACG
Risk & Corporate Governance Manager, MIGA

State Manager, SA, NT and TAS

Susan Bradbrook FIPA
Email: sa@governanceinstitute.com.au

Chair

Fergus Leicester JP, BBus, BEd (ProfHons), MBA, FGIA, FCG, FCA, FCPA, FAICD
Chief Operating Officer, St Michael's Collegiate School

Council

Kim Backhouse FGIA
Company Secretary, OAK Possability

Tom Baxter FGIA, FCG, BEc, LLB, LLM
Lecturer and Corporate Governance Course Coordinator, University of Tasmania

Jane Beaumont
Deputy Secretary, Corporate and Governance, Department of Treasury and Finance

Peter Bingham AGIA, ACG, BEc/LLB, GradDipACG
Executive Officer Secretariat, Retirement Benefits Fund

Greg Hanigan BCom, FGIA
Company Secretary, Tasplan Super

Steven Maycock JD (Hons), BPharm, BSc(Hons), GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG, GAICD
General Counsel/Company Secretary, TT-Line Company Pty Ltd

John Mazengarb BCom, FGIA, FCG, FCA, MAICD
Trustee Director, Tasplan Ltd

Anita Robertson BCom, Grad DipACG, FGIA, FCG, FCA, GAICD
Non Executive Director, Tasrail

State Manager, SA, NT and TAS

Susan Bradbrook FIPA
Email: tas@governanceinstitute.com.au

Chair

Ken Weldin BAcc, MBA, FGIA, FCG
Partner, PKF

Council

Rohan Abeyewardene
Group Company Secretary, Vicinity Centres

Marco Bini MCom, LLM, MPubPol, PhD, FGIA, FCG, FIPAA
Executive Director, Governance, Legal and Strategy

Gail Bergmann
Head of Risk and Audit, Cleanaway Waste Management

Priscilla Bryans BA, LLB, FGIA, FCG
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Mark Burke AGIA, ACG
CFO, beyondblue

Lisa Fitzgerald FGIA
Partner, Lander & Rogers

Brooke Haigh FGIA, FCG, AICD, AFSA
Deputy Company Secretary — MLC Ltd

Kyle Johnson
Risk & Compliance Professional, Pact Group Holdings Ltd

Jeffrey Luckins BBus, FGIA, FCG, FCPA
Director, William Buck Audit

Aubrey Mair FGIA FCG
Manager Financial Governance, Department of Health Victoria

Renee Minchin FGIA FCG
Executive Director, 2account

Claire Miller BA, LLB, AGIA, ACG
General Counsel and Company Secretary, Jacana Energy

Paris Nicolaou
Company Secretary, National Australia Bank

Nicholas Parker BEc, CA, FGIA
Quality Leader, Mercer

Genevieve Simkiss GAICD
General Manager, Company Secretariat, Xero

Andrew Webster FGIA
Head of Risk & Compliance, Aussie Broadband

Fiona Zafirakos FGIA, LLB (Hons), MBA
Company Secretary (Subsidiaries) and Governance Manager, Telstra

State Manager, VIC

Justin Samlal
VIC State Manager
Email: vic@governanceinstitute.com.au

Chair

Catriona Wearn LLB(Hons), GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG, GAICD
Executive Manager, Legal & Governance, RAC WA

Council

Nathan Bartrop BCom, LLB, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG
Executive Director, Thin Line Advisory

Dalveen Belyea LLB, FGIA FCG
Consultant Gilbert + Tobin

Melanie Brown LLB (Hons), BComm, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG
General Manager, Office of the General Counsel, Synergy

Bradley Gannon BComm, LLB (Hons), GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG, GAICD (OM)
CEO Automotive, Capricorn Society Limited

Glyn Geen FGIA FCG
Governance, Risk & Compliance Manager, Fremantle Ports

George Giannakis FGIA, FCG, CPA
Group Finance Consultant, Persephone Corporate Services

Liz Hunt BSc, MAcc, FGIA, GAICD
Principal Disclosure & Governance, South32 Limited

Andrew Lee BA(Hons), PhD, FGIA
Senior Consultant, The Nexus Network

Joanne McDonald FGIA, FCG, MSc, GAICD
Company Secretary & Head of Corporate Affairs, Independence Group NL

Hon Sheila McHale JP, BA(Hons), DipSocSci, CertRM, FGIA, AIMWA, GAICD
Non-executive Board Director

Paige McNeil BEd, GradDipEd(Trng&Dev), GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG, GAICD, FAIM
Executive Director, Metal Mining PNG Ltd

Rachel Rees BBus, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG, FCA, FTIA
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary, Lionel Samson Sadleirs Group

Caron Sugars FGIA, FCG, CA (SA)
Partner — Risk and Advisory Services, KPMG

State Manager, Western Australia

Steve Coghlan BA, MIntRelns, Dip Bus, GradDip Pers Mgt, AdvDip Admin
Email: wa@governanceinstitute.com.au