National Board of Directors

Chairman

 

 

 


Michael Katz

B.Com (Hons) (NSW). Formerly, Group Executive Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). Previous appointments include Morgan Stanley in Tokyo and Zurich and Citicorp in Geneva.  Director of a number of companies including ING Bank (Australia) Limited and AMPAG (Australian Major Performing Arts Group). Director since 6 March 2002. 

Board

 
 
Tom Breen
B.A. (Sydney). Executive Chairman and CEO of Breen Holdings operating in property development, land rehabilitation and waste management.  Formerly (1981-2006) Tom Breen was founder and Managing Director of Status Resources Australia, an advisory firm for the international development of industrial minerals.  He has worked extensively in Australia, Asia, the US and Europe, and in the 1990s was a guest of the United Nations and speaker at the Economic Commission for Asia & the Pacific, in China.  Tom was a member of the Council of the Employers Federation of NSW.  He studied piano at the Sydney Conservatorium and has a life long interest in music.  Director since 29 August 2013.
 
Charles Graham
B.Eng. (Hons)(SYD), B.Com (SYD), M.Tech (Deakin), MBA (Harvard). Investment Banker at Gresham Partners.  Prior to joining Gresham, Charlie was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in New York.  Director of Gresham Partners Holdings Limited, Honorary Treasurer of The Harvard Club of Australia, Director of HCA Philanthropy Pty Limited, Director of Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife. Director since 14 October 2012.
 
Katherine Grinberg
BCom. LLB. Lawyer. Prior to establishing her legal practice, Katherine was the in-house counsel for the Stockland Trust Group.  Board member, Rose Bay War Memorial Reserve Trust. Honorary solicitor to a number of non-profit organisations including Pinchgut Opera and Liszt Society. Director since 1 January 2015.
 
Anne Last
Bus. Cert. (Insurance), Development Officer, Telethon Kids Institute. President, Western Australian Branch of Music Viva. Previousoly Director of Marketing, Perth Convention Bureau. Background in sales and marketing in IT as well as merchant banking and insurance. Past WA Chairman and National Board Member of Institute for Information Management. Extensive voluntary involvement in Youth Focus, a charity supporting young people showing early signs of depression, suicide and self-harm. Previously had extensive voluntary involvement in AFS Intercultural Programs. Director since 1 January 2014.
 
Margaret Lovell
B.Bus M Acc. Company Secretary and HR Director, National Portrait Gallery of Australia. Treasurer and Executive Council Member, Museums Australia. Previously, Director of Recruitment Services, Australian Public Service Commission, Director of Licensing Australasian Performing Rights Assoc. Limited. Speciality areas include governance, human resource and change management, arts administration (music licensing and film). President, ACT Branch of Musica Viva to 14 December 2015. Director since 12 March 2009.
 
Carmel Morfuni
 LL.M (Monash University); Grad Dip. Crim.; LL.B (both University of Melbourne); Barrister-at-Law; Nationally Accredited Mediator; MAICD. Director Musica Viva Australia since 1 February 2010, Victorian State President since 2007 and Victorian Committee Member since 2005. Member Australian Institute of Company Directors. Former guest Lecturer in Organisational Ethics (Arts Administration Course RMIT University); Member, Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation, Increasing Life Opportunities Grants Panel; Trainer Leo Cussen Centre for Law Practical Training Course and the Victorian Bar Mediation Course.  Member of various Commonwealth and State Statutory Administrative Tribunals and Boards; member numerous Professional Committees; Independent Chair, Victorian Ministerial Advisory Committee on Animal Welfare.  Former positions include Founding Chair, Suitability Panel Victoria; Senior Registrar Family Court of Australia (Melbourne).
 
Andrew Page
B.Bus, B.Arts, M.Comm. Private Banker, Credit Suisse Private Bank since 2012. Previous, Macquarie Bank from 2005. Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Director since 1 January 2016.
 
Judy Potter
Consultant to HYLC, the joint venture designing and constructing the new Royal Adelaide Hospital. Chair, Adelaide Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium.  Chair, South Australian Film Corporation. Director, Adelaide Festival and Duke of Edinburgh Awards. Previous Board positions include various state and national arts organisations, and community, government and tertiary sector organisations including Chair of Adelaide Fringe Festival and Adelaide Central School of Art. Previous positions include CEO, SA Great and CEO, South Australian Youth Arts Board and Calclew Youth Arts Centre. Director since 1 January 2012.
 
Cameron Smith
B Com., LLB (Hons) (University of Tasmania). Partner in Tax at Deloitte Australia. Director, Deloitte Tax Services Pty Ltd. Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Director since 1 January 2009.
 
Michelle Wade
B.Arts, Grad Dip (Bus Comms). Currently General Manager - International Operations, Trade & Investment Queensland. Previously G20 & Special Projects Director, Brisbane Marketing. Michelle was a Trade Commissioner for the Australian government from 1998 to 2012 and undertook diplomatic postings in Italy, Spain and Malaysia. Michelle has an earlier career in arts and has held development positions for Sydney Symphony and Queensland Symphony Orchestras. Director since 4 December 2013.