State councils

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

Councils

Chair

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

Council

Dhawal Gadani FGIA, FCG
Company Secretary, Commonwealth Bank

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

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

Andrew Leake BEc, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG, CA, GAICD
Business Manager, Wenona School Ltd

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

Edelvine Rigato BA, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG
Company Secretary – Controlled Entities, Macquarie University

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, Australasian College of Physical Scientists & Engineers in Medicine

State Manager, NSW & ACT

Andrew Hollier
Email: nsw@governanceinstitute.com.au

Chair

Irene Sitton BCom, LLB, MBA(Exec), GradDipCSP, MAppFin, AGIA, ACG, CA
Principal Advisor, Building Queensland

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 AGIA ACG
Chief Risk Officer, Sunsuper

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 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, FGIA
Chairperson Micah Projects and Governance Consultant

John Weaver
Partner at Deloitte

National Manager, Service Delivery, and State Manager, QLD

Leanne Ryan
Email: qld@governanceinstitute.com.au

Chair

Tania Sargent BA, MBA, AGIA, ACG, GAICD, ACA
Chief Operating Officer, Westminster College

Council

Karin Geraghty FGIA
Principal Consultant, Stratdigi

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

Jennifer Tobin BA, LLB, GradDipFinInv, FGIA, FCG, MAICD
Senior Legal Counsel, Epic Energy

State Manager, SA, NT and TAS

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

Chair

Fergus Leicester FGIA, FCG, BBus, MBA, 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

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

Greg Hanigan BCom, FGIA
Company Secretary, Tasplan Super

Monika Maedler, BEc, LLB, FGIA, FCG
General Counsel & Company Secretary, Tassal Group Ltd

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

State Manager, SA, NT and TAS

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

Chair

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

Council

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

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

Mark Burke AGIA, ACG
CFO, beyondblue

Lisa Fitzgerald FGIA
Partner, Lander & Rogers

Garth Fountain-Smith LLB, GradCertLegPrac, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG, MAICD
Director, Principal Legal Practitioner, Fountain-Smith Lawyers & Governance Pty Ltd

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

Drossos Haramantas BCom, AGIA, ACG, CA
Company Secretary, General Electric

Evelyn Harris BEc, LLB, AGIA, ACG
Assistant Company Secretary, EnergyAustralia Group

Stephen Harris BBus, FGIA, FCG, FCA, AICD
Director, Ascent Governance Solutions

Erin Hempenstall AGIA, ACG
Finance Business Partner, Auspost

Sue Laver FGIA
General Counsel Dispute Resolution, HR, Risk and Compliance, Telstra

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

Nicholas Parker BEc, CA, FGIA
Quality Leader, Mercer

Andrew Webster FGIA
Head of Risk & Compliance, Aussie Broadband

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

Kane Blackman MBA, BSc(Hons), GradDipACG, DipModLang, FGIA, FCG, GAICD
Commission Secretary, Insurance Commission of WA

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

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

Romanie Hollingworth LLB(Hons), BA(Hons), FGIA, FCG
Principal, Hollingworth Corporate Law

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

Andrew Lee BA(Hons), PhD, AGIA
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