Board of Directors

JOHN O’NEILL AO | Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Diploma of Law; Foundation Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; Officer 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, as well as a Director of Tabcorp Holdings 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, as well as a Director of Rugby World Cup Limited.

Mr O’Neill is currently Chairman of Queensland Airports Limited. Mr O’Neill also chairs the Bates Smart Advisory Board and is a member of the Advisory Council of China Matters.

MATT BEKIER | Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Master of Economics and Commerce; PhD in Finance

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.

Matt Bekier is a member of the Board of the Australasian Gaming Council.

GERARD BRADLEY | Non-Executive Director

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 nonexecutive 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.

BEN HEAP | Non-Executive Director

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance); Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)

Ben Heap has wide-ranging experience in asset and capital management as well as technology and digital businesses. He has extensive business strategy, innovation, investment and governance expertise.

Mr Heap is a Founding Partner of H2 Ventures, a venture capital investment firm and a Director of its related private companies. He is a Non-Executive Director of Colonial First State Investments Limited (a subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia), the Vice President of Gymnastics Australia and a member of the Australian Commonwealth Government’s Fintech Advisory Group.

Mr Heap was previously Managing Director for UBS Global Asset Management in Australasia and prior to this, Head of Infrastructure for UBS Global Asset Management in the Americas. He held a number of directorships associated with these roles. Earlier in his career, Mr Heap was Group Executive, E-Commerce & Corporate Development for TAB Limited.

KATIE LAHEY AM | Non-Executive Director

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 Chairman Australasia of Korn Ferry International and a Director of Carnival Corporation & plc.

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.

SALLY PITKIN | Non-Executive Director

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.

RICHARD SHEPPARD | Non-Executive Director

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.

ZLATKO TODORCEVSKI | Non-Executive Director

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 Lead Independent and Deputy Chairman of Adelaide Brighton Limited and a member of the Council of the University of Wollongong.

Mr Todorcevski is also a Non-Executive Director of Coles Group Limited.