Mr Timothy Michael Poole
Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman 01/07/2015
Mr Poole began his career in 1990 at PricewaterhouseCoopers before a period of 1995 to 2007 helping to build Hastings Fund Management, where he became Managing Director in 2005. Hastings was a global investor in unlisted assets, predominantly equity and debt issued by infrastructure companies. He is Chairman of Succession Committee, Member of Governance & Risk Management Committee and Safety, Health & Environment Committee.
BCom, CA, MICA Chartered Accountant Male
Mr Andrew Thomas Harding
Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director 01/12/2016
Mr Harding has operational experience in the resources industry and in managing supply chains for portfolio of iron ore assets. Mr Harding's 24-year executive career has been spent with Rio Tinto and in its subsidiary companies, with his most recent role before joining Aurizon being the global Chief Executive Iron Ore. Mr Harding was also the Global Practice Leader, Asset Management, Technology and Innovation group of Rio Tinto from 2005 to 2009. Mr Harding has supported a number of workplace initiatives including improvements in safety, a commitment to diversity, and the strengthening of Indigenous and community relationships. He is Member of Safety, Health & Environment Committee.
BMinEngg, MBA,MHCF Male
Mr Michael Anthony Fraser
Non-Executive Director 15/02/2016
Mr Fraser has more than 35 years of experience in the Australian energy industry. He has held various executive positions at AGL Energy culminating in his role as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer for a period of seven years until February 2015. Mr Fraser is currently Chairman and Non-Executive Director of the ASX listed APA Group. Mr Fraser is former Chairman of the Clean Energy Council, Elgas Limited, ActewAGL and the NEMMCo Participants Advisory Committee, as well as a former Director of Queensland Gas Company Limited, the Australian Gas Association, and the Energy Retailers Association of Australia. He is Member of Human Resources Committee.
BCom, FCPA, FTIA,MAICD Male
Mr Russell Ronald Caplan
Non-Executive Director 14/09/2010
Mr Caplan has international experience in the oil and gas industry. In a 42-year career with Shell, he held senior roles in the upstream and downstream operations, and corporate functions in Australia and overseas. From 1997 to 2006, he had senior international postings in the UK, Europe and the USA. From 2006 to July 2010, he was Chairman of the Shell Group of Companies in Australia. Mr Caplan is Chairman of the Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust and Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Horizon Roads Pty Ltd. He is a former Non-Executive Director of Woodside Petroleum Limited and former Chairman of Orica Limited and the Australian Institute of Petroleum. He is Member of Human Resources Committee and Member of Governance & Risk Management Committee.
LLB, FAICD, FAIM Male
Dr Sarah Elizabeth Ryan
Non-Executive Director 01/12/2019
Dr Ryan has approximately 30 years of international experience in the oil and gas industry. Initially Sarah spent 20 years in various technical, operational and senior management positions, including 15 years with Schlumberger Limited both in Australia and overseas. Dr Ryan then spent 10 years as an equity analyst covering natural resources with institutional investment firm Earnest Partners, based in the US. Dr Ryan is currently a Non-Executive Director of Viva Energy Group Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Future Battery Industry Cooperative Research Centre. Dr Ryan is also a Non-Executive Director of Norwegian listed Akastor ASA. Dr Ryan is Member of Governance & Risk Management Committee and Member of Safety, Health & Environment Committee.
BSc (Geology), BSc (Hons, Geophysics), DPhill(Petr Female
Ms Samantha (Sam) Lewis
Non-Executive Director 17/02/2015
Ms Lewis has financial experience, including as a lead auditor of a number of major Australian listed entities. Ms Lewis has experience working with clients in the manufacturing, consumer business and energy sectors, and in addition to external audits, has provided accounting and transactional advisory services to other major organisations in Australia. Ms Lewis' experience includes accounting, finance, auditing, risk management, corporate governance, capital markets and due diligence. Ms Lewis is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit & Compliance Committee of Orora Limited, Chairman of APRA's Audit and Risk Committee, and a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee of Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings Limited. Previously, Ms Lewis was an Assurance & Advisory partner from 2000 to 2014 with Deloitte Australia. He is Chair of Governance & Risk Management Committee and Member of Human Resources Committee and Succession Committee.
BA (Hons), BEco,CA, MCA, MCAE&W,GAICD,MAICD,ACA Chartered Accountant Female
Mr Marcelo Bastos
Non-Executive Director 15/11/2017
Mr Bastos has more than 30 years of experience globally in the mining industry. He has experience in major project development, operations, logistics and senior leadership in most of the major sectors of the mining industry including iron ore, gold, copper, nickel, zinc and coal. Previously Mr Bastos was the Chief Operating Officer of MMG Limited with responsibility for the business in four continents and a member of many of the company Boards. Before MMG he spent seven years with BHP Billiton where he served as President Nickel Americas, President Nickel West (based in Perth), and Chief Executive Officer and President of BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (based in Brisbane). Mr Bastos also had a 19-year career with Vale in a range of senior management and operational positions in Brazil, including General Manager of Carajas in the northern region and also Director of Non Ferrous - Copper business. Mr Bastos is currently a Non-Executive Director of IIuka Resources Limited, Non-Executive Director of Anglo American PLC, and an External Director (Non-Executive Independent) of Golder Associates. He is Chairman of Safety, Health & Environment Committee.
BE(Mech), MBA(FDS-MG), MAICD Male
Ms Katherine Elizabeth Vidgen
Non-Executive Director 25/07/2016
Ms Vidgen began her career as a banking, finance and energy lawyer at Malleson Stephen Jacques and in 1998 started in the Infrastructure advisory team within the Macquarie Group. During her time at Macquarie, Ms Vidgen has experience in infrastructure, energy and resources. Ms Vidgen has also held a number of roles including heading up Macquarie Capital's coal advisory team in Australia and being Global Co-Head of Resources Infrastructure. Ms Vidgen remains an Executive Director at Macquarie Capital and is currently the Global Head of Principal in Oil and Gas. She is Chair of Human Resources Committee and Member of Succession Committee.
LLB(Hons),BA,GAICD Lawyer Female
Mr Lyell Strambi
Non-Executive Director 01/12/2019
Mr Strambi was appointed CEO and Managing Director of Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC) in September 2015. He is responsible for the operation and development of both the Melbourne and Launceston airports. Mr Strambi has experience in the aviation sector both in Australia and abroad, spanning 40 years. Prior to commencing at APAC, Mr Strambi was the Chief Executive Officer of Qantas Airways Domestic, a role he held for three years following four years as the airline's Group Executive Operations. Between 2001 and 2008 Mr Strambi was based in London, working in senior roles at Virgin Atlantic that included Executive Director - Airline Services and followed by six years as Chief Operating Officer. He is Member of Governance & Risk Management Committee and Member of Safety, Health & Environment Committee.
BBus (Accy), FAICD Male