John O'Neill AO
Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Diploma of Law; Foundation Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; Member of the Order of Australia; French decoration of Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur
John O’Neill was formerly Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Australian Rugby Union Limited, Chief Executive Officer of Football Federation Australia, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the State Bank of New South Wales, and Chairman of the Australian Wool Exchange Limited. Mr O’Neill was also formerly a Director of Tabcorp Holdings Limited and Rugby World Cup Limited.
Mr O’Neill was also the inaugural Chairman of Events New South Wales, which flowed from the independent reviews he conducted into events strategy, convention and exhibition space, and tourism on behalf of the New South Wales Government.
Mr O'Neill is currently a member of the Advisory Council of China Matters.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Master of Economics and Commerce; PhD in Finance
Matt Bekier is a member of the Board of the Australasian Gaming Council.
Mr Bekier was previously Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of the Company and also previously Chief Financial Officer of Tabcorp Holdings Limited from late 2005 and until the demerger of the Company and its controlled entities in June 2011.
Prior to his role at Tabcorp, Mr Bekier previously held various roles with McKinsey & Company.
Katie Lahey AM
Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours); Master of Business Administration; Member of the Order of Australia
Katie Lahey has extensive experience in the retail, tourism and entertainment sectors and previously held chief executive roles in the public and private sectors.
Ms Lahey is currently the Chair of Tourism & Transport Forum and Executive Chairman Australasia for Korn Ferry International.
Ms Lahey was previously the Chair of Carnival Australia and also a member of the boards of David Jones Limited, Australia Council Major Performing Arts, Hills Motorway Limited, Australia Post and Garvan Research Foundation.
Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honours); Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Richard Sheppard has had an extensive executive career in the banking and finance sector including an executive career with Macquarie Group Limited spanning more than 30 years.
Mr Sheppard was previously the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie Bank Limited and chaired the boards of a number of Macquarie’s listed entities. He has also served as Chairman of the Commonwealth Government’s Financial Sector Advisory Council.
Mr Sheppard is currently the Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of Dexus Property Group and a Non-Executive Director of Snowy Hydro Limited. He is also a Director of the Bradman Foundation.
Bachelor of Commerce; Diploma of Advanced Accounting; Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants; Fellow of CPA Australia; Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders
Gerard Bradley is the Chairman of Queensland Treasury Corporation and related companies, having served for 14 years as Under Treasurer and Under Secretary of the Queensland Treasury Department. He has extensive experience in public sector finance in both the Queensland and South Australian Treasury Departments.
Mr Bradley has previously served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at QSuper. His previous non-executive board memberships also include Funds SA, Queensland Investment Corporation, Suncorp (Insurance & Finance), Queensland Water Infrastructure Pty Ltd, and South Bank Corporation.
Mr Bradley is currently a Non-Executive Director of Pinnacle Investment Management Group Limited and a Director of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.
Doctor of Philosophy (Governance); Master of Laws; Bachelor of Laws; Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Sally Pitkin is a company director and lawyer with extensive corporate experience and over 20 years’ experience as a Non-Executive Director and board member across a wide range of industries in the private and public sectors.
Dr Pitkin is currently the Chair of Super Retail Group Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Link Administration Holdings Limited. She is also a member of the National Board of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and chairs its Corporate Governance Committee.
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting); Masters of Business Administration; Fellow of CPA Australia; Fellow of Governance Institute of Australia
Zlatko Todorcevski is an experienced executive with over 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas, logistics and manufacturing sectors. He has a strong background in corporate strategy and planning, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic procurement. He also has deep finance expertise across capital markets, investor relations, accounting and tax.
Mr Todorcevski was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Brambles Limited. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer of Oil Search Limited and the Chief Financial Officer for Energy at BHP.
Mr Todorcevski is currently Chairman of Adelaide Brighton Limited and a member of the Council of the University of Wollongong. Mr Todorcevski is also a proposed Non-Executive Director of the Coles Board, subject to shareholder and other approvals of the demerger from Wesfarmers Limited in November 2018.
Bachelor of Commerce (Finance); Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)
Ben Heap has wide-ranging experience and expertise in asset and capital management as well as financial technology and digital businesses.
Mr Heap is a Founding Partner of H2 Ventures, a financial technology, data and artificial intelligence focused venture capital investment firm and a Non-Executive Director of several high growth companies. He is also a member of the Australian Commonwealth Government’s Fintech Advisory Group.
Mr Heap was previously Managing Director and the Head of Australasia for UBS Global Asset Management and prior to this, Head of Infrastructure for UBS Global Asset Management in the Americas. He also held a number of directorships associated with these roles and was a Non-Executive Director of the Financial Services Council from 2011 to 2013. Earlier in his career, Mr Heap was Group Executive, E-Commerce & Corporate Development for TAB Limited.