State councils

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



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


Robin Bowley BA (Hons), LLB, LLM, PhD, GradDipACG, FGIA, ANZIIF (Fellow), CIP 
Lecturer, Faculty of Law, UTS

Phil Grindley, FICS FGIA
Audit Risk Operations Claims and Compliance Manager, NESS Super

Group MD, IndOz Group

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

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

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

Edward Ponraj CA, MBA, FGIA, FCIS 
Chief Financial Officer, Greyhound Racing NSW

Edelvine Rigato FGIA, FCIS
Company Secretary, sgfleet

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

Susie Zhong AGIA, ACIS, MAcc
Company Secretary, Australasian College of Physical Scientists & Engineers in Medicine

State Manager, NSW & ACT

Andrew Hollier


Irene Sitton AGIA ACIS
Principle Advisor, Building Queensland


John Auld FGIA
National Cost Controller, Watpac

Ian Bowyer FGIA
Enterprise Risk Manager, Endeavour Foundation

Andrew Cooke FGIA
General Manager Risk and Assurance, UnitingCare Qld

Gail Creighton-Davies GIA (Affiliated)
Governance, Risk, Portfolio, Program & Project Consultant, Gail Creighton-Davies Pty Ltd

Lachlan East AGIA ACIS
Chief Risk Officer, Sunsuper

Sally Frazer AGIA ACIS
General Manager Legal and Governance, Cleanco Queensland

Joel Miller FGIA
Manager, Technology Risk, CUA

Joanne Redburn GIA (Affiliated)
Director, NFP Lawyers

Christopher Skelton FGIA FCIS
Director, NFP Accountants Pty Ltd

Julie Tealby BBus FGIA FCIS
General Manager, Governance Risk & Assurance, SunWater

Timonthy Timchur FGIA FCIS
Director, 365 Architechs

Geoff Walshaw FGIA FCIS
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary, yourtown

Jonathan Whitham FGIA
Governance & Risk Specialist, Powerlink Queensland

National Manager, Service Delivery, and State Manager, QLD

Leanne Ryan


Tania Sargent BA, MBA, AGIA, GAICD, ACA
Chief Operating Officer, AccessPay Pty Ltd


Karin Geraghty

Christine Manuel BMus, GradDipACG, DipInvRel, FGIA, FCIS, MAITD, AAIPM
Company Secretary, People's Choice Credit Union

Jack Moschakis FGIA FCIS

Cathy Oster BA (Jurisprudence), LLM, FGIA
General Counsel & Joint Company Secretary, Beach Energy Ltd

Michael Sedgman FGIA FCIS
Cheif Executive Officer, The Rural City of Murray Bridge

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

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

Meredyth Stewart AGIA ACIS
Risk & Corporate Governance Manager, MIGA

Jennifer Tobin BA, LLB, GradDipFinInv, FGIA, FCIS, MAICD
Senior Corporate Counsel, MinterEllison

Des Quirk

State Manager, SA, NT and TAS

Susan Bradbrook FIPA


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


Kim Backhouse FGIA

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

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

Greg Hanigan, BCom, GIA(Cert)
Company Secretary, Tasplan Super

Fergus Leicester FGIA, FCIS, BBus, MBA, FCPA, FAICD
Chief Operating Officer, St Michael's Collegiate School

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

Janelle O'Reilly FGIA, FCIS, LLB, BEc, ACLA, AICD
Principal, O'Reilly Legal and Governance

Michael Reynolds AGIA ACIS

State Manager, SA, NT and TAS

Susan Bradbrook FIPA


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


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

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

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

James Gerraty BEc, GradDipAppFinInv, FGIA, FCIS
Manager of Issuers, Melbourne, ASX Ltd

Deputy Company Secretary — MLC Ltd

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

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

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

Erin Hempenstall AGIA ACIS
Finance Business Partner, Auspost

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

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

Aubrey Mair AGIA ACIS
Manager Financial Governance, Department of Health Victoria

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

Nicholas Parker BEc, CA, FGIA
Quality Leader, Mercer

State Manager, VIC

Leon Cox


Troy Williams BBus, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCIS, ACFE
Director, TM Williams Pty Ltd


Warren Baillie LLB, BCom, Grad Dip CSP, FGIA, FCIS
Company Secretary, Woodside Energy Ltd

Nathan Bartrop BCom, LLB, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCIS 
Founder and Principal Governance Advisor, Gap Governance

Dalveen Belyea LLB, FGIA
Consultant Gilbert + Tobin

Kane Blackman MBA, BSc(Honours), GradDipACG, Dip. Mod Lang, FGIA, FCIS, GAICD
Commission Secretary, Insurance Commission of WA

Melanie Brown LLB (Hons), BComm, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCIS
General Counsel & Company Secretary, Alcoa of Australia Limited

Matthew Foy BCom, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCIS
Principal, FT Corporate

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

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

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

Liz Hunt BSc, MAcc, FGIA, GAICD
Principal, South32 Limited

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

Managing Director StepBeyond Strategy

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

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

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

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

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

State Manager, Western Australia

Steve Coghlan BA, MIntRelns, Dip Bus, GradDip Pers Mgt, AdvDip Admin