Annual Review 2011: Our Board

  • Date:01 Oct 2011
  • Type:CompanyDirectorMagazine


Richard Lee FAICD, ChairmanEBeng (Chem) (Hons), 
MA (Oxon)
Chairman, Salmat Limited; Chairman, C.Czarnikow Limited (CSR Limited affiliate); Director of Ridley Corporation Limited, Newcrest Mining Limited and the Australian Rugby Union.

John H C Colvin FAICD, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
BEc (Hons) Syd, MSc (Econ) LSE, MA (Oxon), Solicitor
Chairman, Can Assist; Director, Colvin Wines Pty Ltd.

Yasmin Allen FAICD, National Director
Director of Cochlear and Chairman of Cochlear Audit Committee; Director of Insurance Australia Group (IAG) and Chairman of IAG Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Chairman of Macquarie Specialised Asset Management; Member of Salvation Army Advisory Board.

Colin Galbraith AM FAICD, National Director
LLB (Hons), LLM
Chairman, BHP Billiton Community Trust; Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, CARE Australia and OneSteel Limited. Special Adviser, Gresham Partners Limited and Trustee of the Royal Melbourne Hospital Neuroscience Foundation.

Fiona Harris FAICD, National Director
Chairman, Barrington Consulting Group Pty Ltd; Director, Altona Mining Limited, Aurora Oil & Gas Limited, Infigen Energy Ltd, Sundance Resources Ltd, Perron Group Limited.

Steven Cole FAICD, President Western Australia Division
LLB (Hons)
Chairman, Emerson Stewart Group Ltd; Deputy Chairman, Reed Resources Limited; Chairman of two private investment trusts; Chairman, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre Trust, Brightwater Care Group Inc.

Derris Gillam FAICD, President Tasmania Division
Chairman, Heart Foundation of Australia (Tasmania Division); Director, Heart Foundation of Australia [Australia]; Member of the Board of Governance, GP Assist (Tasmania)/Clinical Solutions. Derris was formerly Managing Director of Tasmanian Affordable Housing Limited.

Richard Haire FAICD, President Queensland Division
BEc, Grad Dip Mgmt, FAIM
Managing Director and Regional Head Australia and New Zealand, Olam. Member, Rabo Australian and New Zealand Advisory Board and Non-Executive Director, Open Country Dairy Ltd and New Zealand Farming Systems Uruguay. Richard was formerly Chief Executive Officer of Brisbane-based, Queensland Cotton Holdings Limited.

Brand Hoff FAICD, President Australian Capital Territory Division
Director, NICTA; Chairman, Canberra Business Council and holds numerous directorships in information and communication technology-based SME companies.

Bruce Linn FAICD, President South Australia and Northern Territory Division
Director of SABRENet Limited and ITEK Pty Ltd. Chairman, Connecting Up Inc, Internet Industry Association, St Peter’s Collegiate Girls School. Council Member University of South Australia and Chair of Finance Committee.

Kevin McCann am FAICD, President NSW Division
BA LLB (Hons) Syd, 
LLM (Harv)
Chairman, Origin Energy Limited, Macquarie Group and Macquarie Bank Limited; Director, BlueScope Steel Limited; Council Member of the National Library of Australia and Fellow of the Senate, University of Sydney.

Linda Nicholls AO FAICD, Victorian Representative on the Board
BA Econ (Cornell), 
MBA (Harv)
Chairman, Yarra Trams; Director, Fairfax Media and Sigma Pharmaceuticals; Member of Council of The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research; Director of the United States Studies Centre; Trustee, Harvard Business School Alumni Board.