Directors and meeting attendances

Grahame Kelly | Chair

Member nominee Director (CFMMEU)

Director since 24 October 2006 and Chair since 1 January 2015

  • Investment Committee Member
  • Remuneration and Nominations Committee Member
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Chair 

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Kelly has a senior role as Secretary with the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU), Mining and Energy Division (NSW). He has qualifications in Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Management. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Kelly has held and/or continues to hold directorships with various statutory bodies, committees and trusts.  Apart from the Board Committees he now sits on, in the past he has been a member of the Audit Risk and Compliance Committee, Strategy Committee and Remuneration and Organisational Development Committee. He is also a Director of Mine Super Services Pty Ltd (formerly AUSCOAL Services Pty Ltd) and a past Director of AUSCOAL Advisory Services Pty Ltd.


Glenn Buckner | Director

Employer nominee Director

Director since 1 July 2017

  • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee Deputy Chair
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Buckner is currently Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Company Secretary for the Queensland Resources Council.  After 7 years in Professional practice (with two of the four big Accounting firms), he has held roles as Company Secretary and CFO of large and medium sized private and not for profit entities. His experience covers business planning, governance, strategy, risk frameworks, financial systems and processes, HR, IT, treasury, budget control and financial modelling.  

Mr Buckner holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and he completed his CFO training at Harvard Business School. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Governance Institute of Australia and Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 

Robert Dougall | Director

Employer nominee Director (NSWMC)

Director since 1 January 2017

  • Investment Committee Deputy Chair
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Member
  • Remuneration and Nominations Committee Chair

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Dougall is a Chartered Accountant and has over 25 years’ experience in the mining industry, with particular strengths in finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, treasury and risk management. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Centennial Coal Company Limited between 2004 and 2014, is currently the non executive Chairman of an independent school and preschool, and a non executive Director of The Finance and Treasury Association Limited. Throughout his career he has held numerous directorships across the mining industry.

Mr Dougall holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW and is a Fellow of CPA Australia, Fellow of The Finance and Treasury Association and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

 

Glenn Hall | Director

Member nominee Director (ETU)

Director since 1 July 2017

  • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
  • Insurance Committee Deputy Chair

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Hall holds a senior role as State Organiser within the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) Queensland and NT branch.  He has an extensive background in and deep understanding of the Queensland coal industry. He was a Director of the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Corporation for 4 years, retiring in May 2017.   

Mr Hall holds a certificate in Health, Safety and Welfare and has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors course.

 

Christina Langby | Deputy Chair

Employer nominee Director (NSWMC)

Director since 1 July 2014 and Deputy Chair since 1 July 2018

  • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee Chair
  • Insurance Committee Chair
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Ms Langby holds an executive role as Chief Financial Officer/Director of Finance and Operations with the NSW Minerals Council and is also the Company Secretary. She holds a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University and is member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors having completed the Company Directors Course.  Apart from the Board Committees she now sits on, in the past she has been a member of the Investment Committee.


Mark Watson | Director

Member nominee Director (CFMMEU)

Director since 1 July 2013

  • Investment Committee Member
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Member
  • Remuneration and Nominations Committee Member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Watson holds a senior role as Finance Manager with the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU), Mining and Energy Division. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) through Wollongong University and is member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors having completed the Company Directors Course.  Mr Watson holds directorships with various companies including a financial services company.

He was a past Chair of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and is a Director of Mine Super Services Pty Ltd.

 

Deirdre Wroth | Director

Independent Director

Director since 23 April 2017

  • Investment Committee Chair 
  • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee Member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Ms Wroth is an experienced banking and wealth management executive. She has built extensive knowledge across funds management, insurance, banking, financial advice and innovation.

Ms Wroth has held executive roles with many blue chip financial organisations including NAB, Zurich, Macquarie Bank and most recently heading Banking and Wealth Management at Citibank. She is currently a consultant in innovation, working and mentoring with start ups, social entrepreneurship and large enterprises to enhance innovation capability, culture and client centricity.

 

Judith Bertram | Director

Employer nominee Director (QRC)

Director since 1 July 2018

  • Insurance Committee Member
  • Investment Committee Member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Ms Bertram is currently the Deputy Chief Executive and Director, Community and Safety of the Queensland Resources Council. Previously, she held key executive leadership positions in a diverse range of government organisations. She is also a director of the Board of Deaf Services Queensland, which is a not for profit service provider for the Queensland deaf and hard of hearing community.

Ms Bertram holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Queensland, and a Diploma of Education from the University of New England. She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 

Anthony (Tony) Maher | Director

Alternate Director since 26 May 2015, Director since 1 July 2019

  • Insurance Committee Member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Maher is General President of the Mining and Energy Division of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU), Mining and Energy Division.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW. He has held and/or continues to hold directorships with various companies, statutory bodies, committees and trusts.  

 

Stephen Galilee | Alternate Director

Alternate Director for Christina Langby and Robert Dougall

Alternate Director since 15 June 2017

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Galilee currently holds a key leadership role as Chief Executive Officer for the NSW Minerals Council.  In this role he undertakes public advocacy, policy development, government and community engagement while meeting the challenges of the rapidly evolving nature of the mining and resources industry in Australia of which he has a great understanding.  He is an accomplished public policy professional with experience at the most senior levels of Australian politics and government, having worked with some of Australia’s most respected political leaders.  

He holds an honours degree in Economics from the University of Sydney and has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors course.  


Elaine Herlihy | Alternate Director

Alternate director for Deirdre Wroth

Alternate Director since 9 August 2018

Qualifications and summary of experience

Ms Herlihy holds a senior role as Marketing Director at PayPal Australia. She has extensive experience in strategic marketing, brand, communications and sales in FinTech, Banking, Super and Media. She has a Bachelor of Commerce from University College Dublin and a Higher Diploma in Marketing Practice from the Smurfit Graduate School of Business. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors having completed the Company Directors Course.  

Ms Herlihy has previously held executive roles in Westpac and BT Financial Group (BTFG), leading brand, marketing and sales functions. Prior to joining BTFG, she worked in a variety of marketing and communications roles at Reuters.

 

Graeme Osborne | Director

Member nominee Director (CFMMEU)

Retired as Director on 30 June 2019

  • Insurance Committee Deputy Chair

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Osborne has a senior role as District Vice President with the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU), Mining and Energy Division (NSW). He has qualifications in WHS Management and Workplace Assessment and Training. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, having completed the Company Directors Course.

Mr Osborne has held and/or continues to hold directorships with various statutory bodies, financial services institutions and committees. Apart from the  Board Committees he now sits on, in the past he has been a member of the Investment Committee and the Remuneration and Nominations Committee. 

 

Board skills

Directors are required to have suitable skills, experience and expertise so that the Board, as a collective, is able to discharge its responsibilities to Fund members and beneficiaries and to financial advice clients. The document at the following link sets out the core skills against which a collective assessment is undertaken to ensure appropriate skills are maintained by the Board.

View our Super Trustee Directors Summary of Skill Sets.

Board meeting attendance summary to 30 June 2019a

  

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

 2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

Board meetings held
 
 11
 9
 10
 11

11
9
8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Director Attendance

Tim Ayres7 6bn/an/a n/an/an/an/a
Greg Betts811 n/a n/a  n/an/an/an/a
Catherine Bolger
n/an/a10 1011n/an/a
John Crocker1189en/an/a
Julia Fellows1110 11119n/ai
Grahame Kelly1110 1110 98
Christina Langbyn/a n/a n/a 10 111188
Tony Mahern/a n/an/an/a1*2*1*3*
Graeme Osborne8109984
Denis Portern/a5* 3*n/a 3*2*n/an/a
Michael Rochen/a n/an/a 6c1111n/an/a
Henry Skene10n/a n/an/an/an/a
Kaye Tidmarsh1*
n/a 2* 4*
n/a1*1*n/a
Kieren Turner10 10 115fn/an/a
Mark Watson 7* 9* 10 101087
Arthur Weston11 4dn/an/an/an/a
Tim Whyten/a n/a 1* 4*n/an/an/an/a
Deirdre Wrothn/an/an/an/an/a2g88
Robert Dougalln/an/an/a n/an/a

6h

88
Glenn Bucknern/an/an/an/an/an/a97
Glenn Halln/an/an/an/an/an/a98
Stephen Galileen/an/an/an/an/an/a1*2*
Judith Bertramn/an/an/an/an/an/a3*7j
Elaine Herlihyn/an/an/an/an/an/an/a5*

a In the last 7 financial years, or if the Director has not been appointed for that long, since appointment

One absence was a Special Agreed Absence to avoid a conflict of interest

c Six (6) meetings were held during the period in which Mr Roche was a Director

d Four (4) meetings were held during the period in which Mr Weston was a Director

Two (2) meetings were held during the period in which Dr Williams was a Director

Retired December 2016. Five (5) meetings were held in the period Mr Turner was a Director

Appointed April 2017. Two (2) meetings were held in the period Ms Wroth was a Director

Appointed January 2017. Six (6) meetings were held in the period Mr Dougall was a Director

Retired as Director on 30 June 2018

Appointed as Director on 1 July 2018

* Attended as an Alternate Director or Observer