The following individuals form the Board of Queensland Airports Limited:
|James Leonard Tolhurst
B. Comm, MBA, FCPA, FCIS, FAICD
Non-Executive Chairman for 13 years.
Member of the Remuneration Committee.
Director of Adelaide Airport Limited, Blair Athol Coal Pty Ltd, Leichardt Coal Pty Ltd and Council Member for Central Queensland University.
|Arthur Dennis Chant
B. Tech (Civil), MBA, MIEAust., RPEng, MAICD
Executive Director. Managing Director for 14 years.
40 years experience in the aviation, maritime and tourism industries.
Member of World Governing Board of Airports Council International (ACI) and Hon. Secretary/Treasurer for and member of the Board of ACI Asia Pacific Region. Board Member of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation Board, member of the Tourism and Transport Forum’s (TTF) National Advisory Board. Member of the Gold Coast Light Rail Advisory Board.
|Andrew Thomas Agnew
B.A., B.Ec. (Honours in Finance), MAICD
Non- Executive Director appointed 5 March 2013.
Former banker for 31 years. Now director of infrastructure fund manager, The Private Capital Company Group and a director of global tank terminal company, LBC Tank Terminals.
Non-Executive Director appointed 26 October 2012.
Former Airline Executive, over 40 years Aviation Management experience with TAA / Australian Airlines and Qantas Airways. His experience includes Senior Executive roles in Commercial, Airport Management and Regional Airlines. He is also a non executive Director of Newcastle Airport Pty Limited, Mildura Airport Pty Limited and Aviation Australia Pty Limited.
|Robert James Lette
FASFA MAIST MAICD MUDIA
Non-Executive Director appointed 24 January 2005.
Chairman of the Risk and Audit Committee.
Consultant to and former partner of the Queensland law firm Mullins Lawyers. Admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1966. Director of Watpac Limited, Envirogen Pty Ltd and North Queensland Airports. Chairman of BUSS(Q) Building Super and the Private Capital Group. Chairman of Queensland Harness Racing Limited until 30 June 2010 and is now a director of Racing Queensland Limited (since 1 July 2010). Deputy Chairman of Harness Racing Australia.
|Matthew Christopher Lorback
Non-Executive Director appointed 21 February 2008.
Member of the Risk and Audit Committee.
Associate Director at Hastings Funds Management, responsibilities include portfolio management, asset management and transaction execution. Director of North Queensland Airports.
BA (Mgnt), Dip Corp Fin, GRAICD, JP
Non-Executive Director appointed 25 March 2013.
Alan has had over 30 years as a senior executive heading up large capital intensive organizations, both in Australia and overseas – including Perth and Sydney Airports. On retiring from Sydney Airport in 1997, he established a corporate advisory company providing strategic advice to numerous major institutions; primarily in the development and implementation of major infrastructure projects.
Alan is now focusing on his Non-Executive Director appointments, serving as Chairman and Director on a number of high profile Boards spanning Transportation, Energy, Infrastructure and Government.
He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Doric Holdings Pty Ltd (WA), Adelaide Airport Ltd (SA), Tesla Corporation (WA) and Chairman of Western Power (WA). Alan was previously a Non-Executive Director of BAC Holdco, Atlantic Ltd, Chairman of Western Carbon, Australian Renewable Fuels Pty Ltd and Tourism Western Australia.
|David Neville Hedges
Company Secretary appointed June 2012.
Member of the Risk & Audit Committee
Significant experience gained in leading companies and law firms as an executive and lawyer. Previous roles have included General Counsel and Company Secretary at Voyages Hotels & Resorts (a subsidiary of General Property Trust) as well as a Director & Company Secretary of the Mutitjulu Foundation, a not-for- profit organisation established to improve living standards of Central Australian Traditional Owners.
The Board of Directors of Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is responsible for Corporate Governance across the business.
QAL has achieved continued convergence and integration of its governance, risk and compliance functions. Consultation between the Board and Executive in relation to these areas has resulted in an increased focus and level of responsibility within each business unit. We are committed to the continuous improvement and development of governance processes to ensure they are embedded throughout the QAL group.
QAL believes the implementation of appropriate and relevant corporate governance practices will enhance the performance of the company and allow for stronger relationships with our shareholders, customers, the local community and other relevant stakeholders.
QAL recognises the benefits of best practice corporate governance principles as a benchmark guide for its corporate governance framework.