Meet Our Board

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.

Ann Sherry AO

Chair of The Board of Directors

FAICD, Independent Chair appointed 1 October 2022.

Ann is one of Australia's leading business executives with a career that spans Government, Banking and Cruise Tourism. She is an active philanthropist with a passion for improving opportunities and removing barriers for women in STEM and sport, and supporting opportunities for Indigenous Australians.

Ann is the Chair of UNICEF Australia, Enero Group, the Port of Townsville, Queensland Airports Limited and Circa. She is the Chancellor of Queensland University of Technology, a Non-executive Director of National Australia Bank and a Member of Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.

Beginning her working life as a Radiographer, Ann became First Assistant Secretary of the Office of the Status of Women in Canberra before moving to the banking sector initially in HR roles, then in CEO roles with Westpac NZ, the Bank of Melbourne and most recently with Carnival Australia.

The Australian Government awarded Ann the Centenary Medal in 2001 and in 2004 she was awarded an Order of Australia. In 2015 Ann was named as the overall winner of the Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence Award.

Ashley Kilroy

Non-Executive Director

FAICD, Non-Executive Director appointed 26 October 2012.

Ashley is a former airline executive with more than 40 years’ aviation management experience with TAA/Australian Airlines and Qantas. Ashley’s experience includes senior executive roles in commercial, airport management and regional airlines. Ashley is Chairman of Aviation Australia Pty Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Mildura Airport Pty Limited and Aviation Australia Riyadh College of Excellence. 

Alan Mulgrew

Non-Executive Director

BA (Mgnt), Dip Corp Fin, GRAICD, JP, Non-Executive Director appointed 25 March 2013.

Alan has more than 30 years’ experience as a senior executive heading up large capital-intensive organisations, both in Australia and overseas – including Perth and Sydney airports. He is a Non-Executive Director of Akuna Bay Pty Ltd, CBH Group, Strategic Solutions (WA) Pty Ltd and Interflour Group Pte Ltd.  He is former Chairman of Western Power, Western Carbon, Australian Renewable Fuels Pty Ltd and Tourism Western Australia and a former Director of Adelaide Airport Ltd and Tesla Corporation.

Steven Fitzgerald

Non-Executive Director

BEcon, Non-Executive Director appointed 23 March 2018.

Steven is Head of Asset Management at Morrison & Co and a director of Transgrid Services Group, Perth Airport Group and NSW Electricity Networks Group. Previously he was CEO of Wellington International Airport and ran Infratil’s European airports. Steven also worked for Sydney Airport, where he held a number of senior roles which included General Manager Airport Operations, Head of Commercial Trading and Manager Economics. 

Amanda McMillan OBE

Non-Executive Director

BAcc, CA, Non-Executive Director appointed 24 August 2018.

Amanda is an experienced airport executive and chartered accountant based in Sydney where she is an Executive Director in Macquarie’s Infrastructure and Real Assets.  Amanda is a Director of Perth Airport Group, North Queensland Airports Group, One Rail Australia and Bingo Industries. She is the former Chief Executive Officer of AGS Airports Limited, one of the United Kingdom’s leading airport groups and the operator of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports. She is also the former Chairman of Hobart Airport Group. Amanda has been awarded an OBE by Her Majesty the Queen for her services to business and tourism and holds honorary doctorates from the University of Glasgow and the Glasgow Caledonian University.

Christine Williams

Non-Executive Director

FAICD, Non-Executive Director appointed 15 June 2021.

Christine has more than 30 years’ experience as a transactional lawyer and senior business executive in the infrastructure, property and financial services industries. She has worked in private practice and as part of the leadership teams for high-profile real estate and infrastructure funds management businesses. Until recently retiring and becoming a consultant to Macquarie Group, Christine was the Global General Counsel for the Macquarie infrastructure and real asset division known as MIRA, for more than 21 years. She has broad local and international experience in listed and unlisted fund establishment, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions and project finance. Her corporate governance experience includes acting as an adviser to several listed and unlisted boards, and directorships for not-for-profit organisations.  

Jason Hazell

Non-Executive Director

Non-Executive Director appointed 8 February 2024.

Mr Hazell has over two decades of experience in the superannuation and investment management industry and is currently General Manager, Defined Contribution Investments for State Super SAS Trustee Corporation. He was previously the Chief Investment Officer of the Crescent Wealth Super fund, a Sydney based ethical superannuation fund. Prior to this he held senior investment and leadership roles within the MLC Asset Management business over a tenure of 18 years. Mr Hazell holds a Master of Finance from the University of New South Wales, a Bachelor of Science from the University of Sydney, a Diploma of Financial Services from the Financial Planning Association and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). Mr Hazell spent time in the Australian Army during the 1990s and now serves as a volunteer non-executive director on the RSL NSW Board. The RSL NSW’s charitable purpose is to provide assistance, care and relief for current and former members of the Australian Defence Force and their families.