Ms Maile Carnegie (Chair)
Maile Carnegie is the Group Executive Digital Banking at ANZ and the former Managing Director of Google (Australia and New Zealand). Carnegie was previously Managing Director for Proctor & Gamble Australia, having joined the company in 1992 after completing a BBus Marketing from UTS. The dual Australian and US citizen has spent half of her career working in Australia, and half overseas, including in Cincinnati and Singapore.
In March 2016, Carnegie was appointed as a board member of Science and Innovation Australia, advising on placing science and innovation at the centre of government policy making. Carnegie retains a close association with UTS and has joined the Vice-Chancellor's Advisory Board as Chair.
Ms Carla Zampatti AC
Carla Zampatti is Executive Chairman of Carla Zampatti Pty Limited. She is also a Trustee of the Sydney Theatre Company Foundation Trust, and is a Board Member of the Australian Multicultural Foundation and Board Member of European Australian Business Council.
Carla is a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC), was a Bulletin/Qantas Businesswoman of the Year and in 1994 the fashion industry of Australia named her Designer of the year. In August 2008 The Australian Fashion Laureate was awarded to Carla.
Carla has also held a number of directorships, including Chairman of the SBS Corporation, director of the Westfield Group and a Trustee of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Mr Peter Bailey
Peter Bailey is the CEO and Chair of Arup Australasia. With over 25 years’ experience in the structural design of buildings and management of multi-disciplinary projects both domestically and internationally, Peter has been fortunate to work with many of the world’s leading architects on projects of international repute.
A senior member of Arup in Australia since 1985, Peter has worked as a structural engineer and project manager in Sydney, London, New York and Frankfurt. His extensive career and interest in the challenging fields of long span roofs and tall buildings has seen him work on major sporting venues for the Sydney Olympics, together with a number of major exhibition hall projects. His background in wind engineering research lead to Peter’s involvement in many significant tall building projects involving challenging structural solutions. Other areas of interest include transport buildings, green building design, major residential projects and commercial buildings.
Arup, a global design and engineering consultancy, is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry. From 90 offices in 35 countries, our 10,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants deliver innovative projects across the world with creativity and passion.
Ms Elaine Henry OAM
Elaine Henry has concentrated on her non-executive portfolio since stepping down from the position of CEO of The Smith Family in 2011. Prior to that appointment she was Executive Director of the Cancer Council (NSW), these two executive roles spanning a period of more than 25 years. Currently, Elaine chairs the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) and chairs the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF); she was a founding member of both organisations as well as Social Ventures Australia, the Australian Social Innovation Exchange and inaugural chair of NonProfit Australia.
She has served on a wealth of committees and boards during her career at the state, national and international levels across all sectors. Today she is a member of the Australian Government’s Financial Literacy Board and a Director of Financial Literacy Australia; is a Governor of the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA); a Member of the Early Start Advisory Committee of the University of Wollongong; a Member of the Advisory Boards of the Global Foundation, the Australian School of Business (UNSW) and the Centre for Social Impact (UNSW) among others.
Elaine was awarded a BSc (Hons1) from Oxford Brookes University in the UK before returning to Australia. In 1994 she was awarded a Medal in the Order of Australia for her work in cancer control and was also recognised with an honorary Doctorate of Letters from UNSW in 2006. Her leadership skills have been recognised by many awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award from Research Australia in 2008.
She is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Chief Executive Women.
Mr John Lydon
John Lydon is Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company for Australia and New Zealand. He has been with McKinsey since 1996 and has also worked in Europe, North America, Asia and Africa.
Primarily, John is a client counsellor, working with Australia and New Zealand’s leading companies and institutions across strategic, operational and organisational issues, and in the evaluation of investment opportunities and value enhancement.
In 2009, John launched McKinsey Implementation – a team of experienced line leaders who work on site with clients to drive implementation and coach client managers, generating rapid results and building lasting capabilities. This capability has since expanded from Australia to 20 worldwide locations. In addition to his client service and role leading McKinsey in Australia and New Zealand, John is also co-chair of the global committee that evaluates McKinsey partners.
Earlier in his career, John led several large scale operational improvement programs across multiple industries including banking, telecom, industrial and resources. Prior to joining McKinsey, John was a Resident Vice President at Citibank in the UK.
Ms Kim McKay AO
Kim McKay AO, was appointed Director & CEO of the Australian Museum in April 2014, the first woman to hold the role in the history of Australia’s first museum. Immediately prior to this she served for two years as a Trustee of the Australian Museum. Kim’s international career in social innovation, marketing, communications and management spans over 30 years. She is an environmentalist, the co-author of five books and has created and developed many large international projects and citizen science initiatives.
Kim previously ran her own social and sustainability consulting business, Momentum2 in Sydney working for clients including Qantas, CEFC, WWF and Harpo Productions. In the early 2000’s she was senior vice-president Global Marketing and Communications at National Geographic Channels International (USA) and also worked as a consultant to the National Geographic Society in Washington DC where she co-created the Genographic Project, the world’s largest population genetics study. To date, almost one million people have participated in the Genographic Project. Prior to that she co-founded and was deputy chair of Clean Up Australia and Clean Up the World (1989-2009).
Kim was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2008 for distinguished service to the environment and the community. In 2013 she received Australian Geographic’s Lifetime Achievement in Conservation award and was named one of the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence. In 2011, Kim was included in the book “The Power of 100…One hundred women who have shaped Australia”, marking the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. In 2010 she received the UTS Chancellor’s Award for Excellence and was named a Luminary at the University of Technology, Sydney. She graduated from UTS with a BA (Communications) in 1980.
She currently serves on the boards of Sydney Institute of Marine Science Foundation; Fair Trade Australia & NZ; Macquarie Graduate School of Management Advisory Board; UTS Business Advisory Board; UNSW Science Advisory Panel and the Australian Museum Foundation.
Ms Pip Marlow
Pip Marlow was appointed Chief Executive Officer Strategic Innovation at Suncorp in December 2016. She is responsible for Suncorp’s strategic role in market disruption, and identifying, establishing and cultivating new external marketplace partners to meet the needs of customers.
Pip is a highly-recognised leader in her field. She brings a wealth of international experience and has a strong track record of delivery, most recently through her 6 year tenure as Managing Director of Microsoft Australia. Pip has more than 20 years’ experience in the IT industry. One of her first roles was at Samsung Information Systems, where she was responsible for building the company’s Semi-Conductor distribution business. Before joining Microsoft in 1995, she was part of the founding team at Agate Technology, which became one of Australia’s largest storage distributors.
Pip is a non-executive Director of the Australian Rugby Union (ARU), sits on the Vice-Chancellor's Advisory Board at UTS and is a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW), an organisation committed to supporting and growing women in executive positions.
Pip enjoys working in a vibrant, collaborative environment, and is an advocate for flexible workplaces that empower people through trust and accountability. Born, raised and educated in Palmerston North, New Zealand, Pip lives in Sydney with her Scottish husband and two daughters, Sophie and Lucy.
Mr Luca Belgiorno-Nettis AM
Luca is the Founder and Director of the newDemocracy Foundation, as well as a former joint Managing Director of Transfield Holdings. Luca has held senior management positions within Transfield Pty Ltd, including Associate Managing Director from 1999 to 2007, Regional Director Asia from 1992 to 1999 and Development Director at Sabemo from 1988 to 1989. He has a special interest in urban infrastructure and the politics related thereto.
He is a non-executive director of Perisher Blue Pty Limited and a former non-executive director of Transfield Services Limited. Luca chaired the Biennale of Sydney from 2000 to 2014. He is also the former Chairman of the Art Committees at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), a Director of the Transfield Foundation and a member of the Australian International Cultural Committee.
Luca was made a member of the Order of Australia in 2009 for service to the arts and to the community through a range of philanthropic endeavours and executive roles.
In 2007, Luca was awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence at UTS for his contribution to Sydney’s culture. In 2004, he founded The newDemocracy Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation focused on political reform.
Luca holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of New South Wales, a Graduate Diploma in Urban Estate Management from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of Western Sydney.
Mr Guy Templeton
Guy was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer, Asia, Australia-Pacific and Southern Africa operating company of WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff in January 2012.
WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff is a global consulting, engineering and program/construction management organisation. Guy overseas approximately 5,000 employees who work on hundreds of transportation, power, mining, water/wastewater and community development projects.
He has consulted to organisations in over 20 countries on performance improvement, strategy, marketing, international expansion, regulation and technology.
Prior to consulting, Guy held a variety of management, marketing and engineering roles in the transport, telecommunications and electricity industries.
Ms Joanne Crewes
Joanne has 27 years experience successfully running Global, Asian and Australian multi-billion dollar business operations at the international marketing/consumer goods powerhouse, Procter & Gamble. For the past 20 years, Joanne has worked in Japan, Singapore, Thailand and Switzerland.
In her most recent role, Joanne was President of the $4Bn Global Prestige business unit leading a large portfolio of skin, fragrance and cosmetics brands. In addition, Joanne was a member of the Global Procter & Gamble Executive Leadership Council determining the Vision, Strategies & Policies for the Company.
Joanne’s previous roles at Procter & Gamble include; restructuring and driving significant profit growth in her capacity as Vice President of ASEAN/Emerging Markets, doubling sales and profit of Female Beauty in Asia as Vice President of the Female Beauty Division and, successfully leading the integration of acquisitions and mergers on her business.
With her recent return to Australia, Joanne is on the Board of Advance Australia and the Vice Chancellor’s Industry Advisory Board – University of Technology, Sydney. Prior to this Joanne was an Advisory Board Member for Gucci Chime for Change promoting health, education and justice for women and lead the SK-II Children’s Safe Drinking Water program.
Joanne is passionate about developing talent and is a coach/mentor to Managing Directors and senior executives. Joanne graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a Bachelor of Business degree.
Mr David Whiteing
David Whiteing is the Group Executive, Enterprise Services, and Chief Information Officer for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. In this role he leads the technology and operation teams and is responsible for delivering Commonwealth Bank of Australia Group’s strategic pillar of the ‘world-leading application of operations and technology’.
Commonwealth Bank is recognised for its technology leadership. It has delivered an industry-leading core banking modernisation program and has a strong focus on the simplification of architecture and standardisation of platforms. The Group is focused on delivering world-class digital services as well as more agile IT applications, platforms and infrastructure. The Group is continuing to innovate across its technology portfolio, from payments to internet banking, mobile apps to data analytics as well as enhanced customer services.
Prior to his appointment as Group Executive in July 2014, David was the Executive General Manager Architecture and Planning for Enterprise Services. He joined Commonwealth Bank in September 2013.
David is a highly experienced business and IT executive with a track record of delivering technology transformation in many industries, including financial services, both in Australia and overseas.
David’s background includes both in-house technology leadership as well as consulting roles giving him deep insights into the challenges facing transformative IT businesses today. Prior to joining Commonwealth Bank, he was Vice President of Enterprise Systems at BP in the United Kingdom. He is a former Accenture partner with extensive SAP experience. He is married with two children.
Ms Michelle Guthrie
Michelle Guthrie began as ABC Managing Director in May 2016 following an international career as a leading media executive in Australia, the UK, Asia and the US. She brings to the ABC an impressive range of skills, knowledge and leadership across business management and content development.
Educated in Sydney, Michelle started her career as a lawyer in the media group at Allen Allen and Hemsley but relocated the 1990s to News International in London where she helped develop global pay TV businesses including BSkyB and developed content streams and business plans for a wide range of channels in Europe, Asia and North America. Michelle helped launch Foxtel in Australia before relocating to Star TV in Hong Kong where she was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2003.
She spent several years as an equity adviser and investor based in Hong Kong before being lured to Google Asia in 2011 as Managing Director for Agencies.
Michelle Guthrie comes to the role of ABC Managing Director with a unique vision to lead the broadcaster into the next chapter of its history. She has inherited an organisation renowned for innovation and quality content and is perfectly placed to continue its finest traditions as a public broadcaster while leading it into new directions as a digital media company.
Michelle is based in the ABC’s Ultimo headquarters in Sydney where she lives with her chef and restaurateur husband and youngest daughter.
Dr Alex Zelinsky
Dr Alex Zelinsky is Australia’s Chief Defence Scientist and head of the Defence Science and Technology Group. Previously he has been Director of CSIRO’s Information and Communication Technologies Centre, Professor of Systems Engineering at the Australian National University and taught computer science at Wollongong University.
Dr Zelinsky was Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Seeing Machines, a computer vision systems company listed on the London Stock Exchange. He researched in robotics and computer vision at the AIST Electrotechnical Laboratory in Japan.
Since 2009 Dr Zelinsky he has been included in Engineers Australia’s list of the 100 most influential engineers. In 2015 he received the Engineers Australia M A Sargent Medal - the most prestigious award from the College of Electrical Engineers. In 2013 he was awarded the Pearcey Medal, the ICT industry’s premier prize for lifetime achievement.
Mr Steven Worrall
As Managing Director, Steven Worrall is responsible for Microsoft’s overall business in Australia. He ensures the company meets the needs of its customers and the more than 11,000 partners and independent software vendors that sell or build on the Microsoft platform.
Steven joined Microsoft in March 2014 as Director, Enterprise and Partner Group, responsible for driving business growth and building strong customer and partner relationships in the Australian Commercial and Public Sector markets. In this role, Steven worked with organisations to drive innovation and business improvement through the application of technology in many areas, including productivity solutions, mobility and cloud services.
Previously Steven worked for IBM for 22 years and held a number of marketing, sales and general management roles in the services, software and financing segments of the organisation. Most recently, he led IBM’s software business in Asia Pacific region where he built organisational capability in diverse markets across the region and drove the business towards more cloud delivered services.
Steven holds an Honours degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and lives in Sydney with his wife and three children.