The global sub-surface utilities technology company that maps and creates digital twins, thereby makes the world safer and more efficient by revealing the true state of global subsurface assets. Reveal fixes a problem before it becomes a problem. In taking away the guesswork, lives are saved, assets better managed, and productivity lifted. 2021 – Present
Established in 2017, The Ramsay Centre seeks to advance education by promoting studies and discussion associated with the establishment and development of western civilisation, including through establishing scholarship funds and educational courses in partnership with universities. 2018 – Present
EG has two divisions; property advisory and funds management. The advisory division formed in 1999 advises large property owners about land use change. The investment division formed in 2002 directly invests into real estate, with approximately AU$3.20b in assets under management with offices in Sydney and Manila. 1999 – Present
Willow creates the digital twin for the built world. We provide deep insights that span multiple systems and disciplines, viewed through one simple platform. We call it Willow – an Integrated Services Platform (ISP) that delivers smart and efficient operations for buildings and infrastructure. 2016 – Present
Appointed from July 2015 to February 2022 as the first non-executive Independent Chair of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), the peak industry body representing all Australian superannuation fund sectors, service providers, and fund members. 2015 – 2022
Michael was appointed by the ACT government as Chair of the City Renewal Authority Canberra’s urban renewal advisory and urban policy authority. The authority secretariat and board pro-actively advised the ACT government on design-led, people-focused urban renewal in the designated City Renewal Precinct and encouraged and promoted social and environmental sustainability. Served, June 2017–June 2020.
Before merging into Willow Technology Corporation, Ridley & Co was an information technology business in the construction industry, ranging from roles as architect of record, architectural and engineering documentation, building information modeling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC) roles, and research and development (R&D). Served, 2012 – 2019.
Formerly known as ACT Electricity and Water Corporation (ACTEW); renamed Icon Water in 2014 to limit confusion with the energy business, ActewAGL. Former Director (from 1996), Chair of Audit and Risk Management Committee; former Deputy Chair; Acting Chair from July 2013, Chair 2013 to 2017. Served, 1996-March 2017, including under predecessor entities
Served as an independent Director and Deputy Chair, Audit and Risk Management Committee and as Chair of Environment Committee, on listed companies in commercial, industrial, entertainment, retirement and health property businesses. Served on boards as businesses either sold or divested following ING’s global decision to exit real estate businesses. Served, 2004-2012
Provided strategic advice to clients and project partners (1997-2004), including: Asia Technologies; Bedminster (Bioconversion); Buildnet (property technology start-up); Deloitte Consulting; General Atomics; Halcrow Rail; Leighton Contractors; Microsoft (health); Philips; Reino International; Tyco; and Telstra International (China). Served, 1997-2004
Underground metalliferous coal mining operations were under a 6 year lease to Cypress, then Oakbridge Mining, and later to Xstrata. Management had to restart a closed mine & operate with productive workplace relations. At its peak, around 700,000 tonnes of coking coal was mined. Investors made a 27% IRR. Served, 1998-2003
Also a member of Audit Committee. Company was the Australian subsidiary of Mowlem (UK), eventually bought by Laing O’Rourke. Barclay Mowlem largely operated in Northern Australia in commercial and civil construction, including mining and rail work. Served, 1998 – 2000
Assistant Commissioner of the Industry Commission (IC) review of Work, Health and Safety in Australia (1994-1995). Earlier, Associate Commissioner of review of Commercial Restrictions on Exploring (Including Franchising). IC now known as the Productivity Commission. Served, 1992 – 1995
Served on the board from 1994. With appointment of Barrie Unsworth as Station Manager in 1990, co-developed strategy for narrowcast radio licenses in rural NSW which ultimately, years later, made the Station more valuable and an essential purchase for the NSW TAB. Served, 1989 – 1994
Worked in industrial relations in rail, steel, manufacturing and other industries. A highlight was in 1988 discussing with Dick Dusseldorp in Tahiti – on his retirement from Lend Lease – future ventures; this ultimately lead to the formation of the Dusseldorp Skills Forum and Workskills Australia. Served, 1984 – 1989
Succeeded Bob Carr in the role, having previously worked with The Hon. John Brown MP, the Member for Parramatta, from late 1977. Appointed by John Ducker in 1978, then secretary, Barrie Unsworth. Drafted speeches and researched material for Council officers. Served, 1978 – 1984