State councils

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



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


Dhawal Gadani FGIA, FCG
Company Secretary, Commonwealth Bank

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

Group MD, IndOz Group

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

Hunter Smith AGIA ACG 
Consultant/Advisory, EY

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

State Manager, NSW/ACT

Andrew Parker


Debora Jackson FGIA
Chair, Micah Projects Inc


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

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

Gail Creighton-Davies MSc, FGIA, MAICD, CPPE (AIPM)
Digital transformation, project governance and risk management

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

Frances Finucan FGIA FCG
Head of Corporate Governance & Deputy Company Secretary, Virgin Australia

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

Kate O'Donohue FGIA
GM, Board Support & Compliance, UnitingCare Queensland

Nicole Pedwell FGIA
Company Secretary, Great Southern Bank

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

Robbie Sinclair CPP, MBA, BAdminL, FGIA, FARPI, AMIIA, JP

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

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

Anthony Zgrajewski FGIA
Senior Corporate Risk & Governance Officer, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

State Manager, QLD

David Schenk GIA(Affiliated)


Ross Springolo FGIA FCG
Company Secretary, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility


Rosie Bolingbroke MBA, BCom(CommLaw), GradDipACG, AssocDipAcc, FGIA, FCG, MIPA, AFA
JP Manager, Governance Services, Adelaide University

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

Karin Geraghty FGIA (ex officio)
Principal Consultant, Stratdigi

Debbie Hall AGIA ACG
Business Manager - Global & Tropical Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research

Ella McDougall FGIA
General Manager - Legal & Governance, ACH Group

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
Partner-Financial Planning, Grant Financial Management

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

State Manager, SA, NT and TAS

Susan Bradbrook FIPA GIA(Affiliated)


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


Dr Kim Backhouse FGIA
Lecturer, University of Tasmania

Tom Baxter FGIA, FCG, BEc, LLB, LLM

Jane Beaumont FGIA
General Counsel and Executive Director Legal & Risk, Corporate and Governance, University of Tasmania

Greg Hanigan BCom, AdvDipFS (FP), Cert Gov(Prac), GAICD, FGIA, FCG (ex officio)
Chief Risk Officer, Foresters Financial

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

Anita Robertson BCom, Grad DipACG, FGIA, FCG, FCA, GAICD
Business Manager, St Virgil’s College

Chartered Governance Professional and Committee Secretary, Tasmanian Legislative Council

State Manager, SA, NT and TAS

Susan Bradbrook FIPA GIA(Affiliated)


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


Rohan Abeyewardene FGIA FCG
Group Company Secretary, Vicinity Centres

Dr Marco Bini MCom, LLM, MPubPol, PhD, FGIA, FCG, FIPAA
Risk and Compliance Manager, Royal Australian College of GPs 

Mark Burke AGIA, ACG
CFO, beyondblue

Priscilla Bryans FGIA FCG
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Lisa Fitzgerald FGIA
Partner, Lander & Rogers

Karen Goodwin FGIA
Group General Counsel, WTFN

Brooke Haigh FGIA FCG
Company Secretary, Australian Council of Superannuation Investors

Kyle Johnson GIA(Affiliated)
Risk & Compliance Professional, Pact Group Holdings Ltd

Aubrey Mair FGIA FCG
Manager Governance, Department of Families Fairness and Housing

Claire Miller BA, LLB, AGIA, ACG
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Renee Minchin FGIA FCG
Executive Director, 2account

Paris Nicolaou FGIA

Nicholas Parker BEc, CA, FGIA
Head of Risk Assurance, Bupa

Andrew Webster FGIA
Head of Risk & Compliance, Aussie Broadband

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

Ken Weldin BAcc (Hons Econ), CA, MBA, FGIA, FCG, Professor (Practice) (ex officio)
Partner, PKF

State Manager, VIC

Anna Alexander LLB FGIA


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


Nathan Bartrop BCom, LLB, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG
Executive Director, White Label Corporate

Dalveen Belyea LLB, FGIA FCG
Consultant, Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers Third Sector Advisory Group

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

Dr Andrew Lee BA(Hons), PhD, FGIA
Director, Horizon Point

Joanne McDonald FGIA, FCG, MSc, GAICD
Company Secretary & Head of Corporate Affairs, IGO Ltd

Rachel Rees BBus, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCG, FCA, FTIA
Executive Director, Rees Corporate & Governance Advisory

Caron Sugars BAccSc(Hons), Dip(Aud), CA(SA), GAICD, FGIA, FCG (ex officio)
Governance, Risk and Controls Advisory Partner, KPMG

State Manager, Western Australia

Belinda Ramshaw GIA(Affiliated)