Advisory Board

Kevin McCann AM, Chairman Macquarie Group Ltd, Macquarie Bank Ltd and Origin; Non-Executive Director Bluescope Steel and AICD
Sir David Higgins, CEO, Network Rail Infrastructure
Dr Stuart McGill, Board member and Advisor
John Mulcahy, Chairman, Coffey International; Non Executive Director Mirvac Group, GWA Group Limited and ALS Limited
The Hon Nick Greiner AC, Chairman Infrastructure NSW, Bradken, QBE Australia/Asia-Pacific and Accolade Wines
Catherine Livingstone AO, Chairman Telstra Corporation Ltd; director Macquarie Group Limited, WorleyParsons Limited, The George Institute for Global Health, and Saluda Medical Pty Ltd


Kevin McCann AM

Kevin McCann

Kevin McCann is Chairman of Macquarie Group Ltd and Macquarie Bank Ltd, and Chairman of Origin. He is also a director of BlueScope Steel Ltd and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). He is a Council Member of the National Library of Australia, a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the AICD and a Fellow of the Senate of the University of Sydney.

He was previously partner and chairman of Allens Arthur Robinson, and chairman of Triako Resources Limited and Healthscope Limited.

Mr McCann gained his degree in law from the University of Sydney and his Master of Law from Harvard Law School.


Sir David Higgins

David Higgins

Sir David is Chief Executive of Network Rail Infrastructure Limited and the former chief executive of the London 2012 Summer Olympics Delivery Authority. He joined Lend Lease Corporation in 1985 and was appointed managing director and chief executive of Lend Lease when the corporation's developments included the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Sir David gained his degree in civil engineering at the University of Sydney and a diploma at the Securities Institute of Australia.


Dr Stuart McGill

Stuart McGill

Dr McGill is a governor of CEDA, a board member of the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering at the University of Sydney and a council member of the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Foundation at the University.

He retired as senior vice-president, ExxonMobil Corporation, in 2007. His 38-year career in the energy business took him to all significant oil and gas production and processing areas of the world. At retirement he was a member of ExxonMobil’s management committee.

Dr McGill completed his undergraduate and doctorate degrees in chemical engineering at the University of Sydney.


John Mulcahy

John Mulcahy

John is Chairman of Coffey International, Non Executive Director of Mirvac Group, GWA Group Limited and ALS Limited. He is also a Guardian of the Future Fund.

He was previously Managing Director and Chief executive of Suncorp Metway. Prior to Suncorp John held senior executive positions at Commonwealth Bank and Lend Lease.

John gained his undergraduate and doctorate degrees in Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney.


The Hon Nick Greiner AC

Nick Greiner

Nick Greiner is Chairman of Infrastructure NSW, Bradken, QBE Australia/Asia-Pacific and Accolade Wines and Deputy Chairman of CHAMP Private Equity.

He is also Chairman of the Advisory Council for Degremont and the SAS Group of companies in Australia and New Zealand; Senior Advisor to Rothschild globally and Chairman, Council of Advisors, Rothschild Australia Limited.

Nick is a Member of the Board of Governors, Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) and a member of the Corporate Council, The European Australian Business Council (EABC). He is also a Trustee of the Sydney Theatre Company Foundation and a member of the Harvard Business School Asia-Pacific Advisory Board.


Catherine Livingstone AO

Catherine Livingstone

Catherine is Chairman of Telstra Corporation Ltd and a director of Macquarie Group Limited, WorleyParsons Limited, The George Institute for Global Health, and Saluda Medical Pty Ltd. She is also a member of the New South Wales Innovation and Productivity Council, and is President of the Australian Museum Trust.

After qualifying as a chartered accountant and working with Price Waterhouse in Sydney and London, Catherine joined the Nucleus Group and spent nearly 20 years working in the field of implantable medical devices, including 6 years as CEO of Cochlear Limited from 1994-2000.

Catherine was Chairman of CSIRO from 2001-2006, President of Chief Executive Women from 2007-2008, and the Chairman of The Australian Business Foundation, (an independent business–sponsored research think tank focussed on the concept of innovation led growth), from 2002-2005. Catherine also served on the Boards of Goodman Fielder Ltd and Rural Press Ltd.