Register of Interests

Register of Interests: Senate Fellows

Senate Fellow

Advised and declared interests. Related party transactions 2017/2018

Chancellor

Belinda Hutchinson AM

Advised

  • appointed Chairman of Thales Australia Limited (Thales has an MOU with Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies – there was no involvement from Ms Hutchinson in the establishment of this)
  • appointed Chairman of Future Generation Global Investment Company
  • a Director of the AGL Board (AGL is involved in the pilot program for industry engagement within the University’s undergraduate curriculum)
  • a Director of Australian Philanthropic Services
  • an Independent Non-Executive Director of Qantas Board of Directors
  • a Member of St Vincent's Health Australia NSW Advisory Council
  • a minority equity interest in Smart Sparrow through a OneVentures' fund

 

Declared

Nil

Deputy Chancellor

Richard Freudenstein

Advised

  • Director, REA Group Ltd
  • Director, Astro Malaysia Holdings
  • Director, Wenona School
  • Chairman, Selz.com Pty Ltd
  • Member of Advisory Board, Afiniti
  • Member of Advisory Board, Jord International Pty Ltd
  • Member of the Board, Coles

 

Declared

Nil

Vice-Chancellor

Dr Michael Spence AC

Advised

  • Various Boards on which V-C sits as a representative of the University – Committee Member
  • Group of Eight Universities Australia – Committee Member
  • Hong Kong University Grants Commission – Committee Member (Statutory authority)
  • Universities Australia Pty Ltd – Committee Member
  • Male Champions of Change – Founding Member
  • NSW Innovation and Productivity Council – Member
  • Cranbrook School Council – Committee Member
  • World Intellectual Property Organisation – Domain Name Adjudicator
  • Sydney Diocese Anglican Church – Volunteer

 

Declared

Nil

Chair, Academic Board

Associate Professor Tony Masters

Advised

  • University appointed Director - Medsaic Pty Ltd
  • University appointed Director – ZingoTx

 

Declared

Nil

Dr Lisa McIntyre

Advised

  • Director, Insurance & Care NSW (icare)
  • Director, HCF Group
  • Chair, HCF Research Foundation
  • Non-Executive Director, Studiosity Pty Ltd (formerly YourTutor Pty Ltd) (Ms McIntyre’s husband is Executive Chairman of Studiosity which currently has 2 contracts with the University of Sydney)
  • Chair, Silex Systems Ltd
  • Member, L.E.K Consulting ANZ Advisory Board
  • Member, AICD Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member, LBW Trust / Women for Change Committee
  • Member of the NSW Generations Fund Advisory Board

 

Declared

Nil

Ilana Atlas

Advised

  • Chairman of Coca Cola Amatil Limited
  • Chairman of Jawun Pty Limited
  • Non-Executive Director, Paul Ramsay Foundation
  • Non-Executive Director, JewishCare Ltd
  • Non-Executive Director, Adara Development (Australia) Ltd
  • Panel Member, Adara Partners
  • Non-Executive Director, ANZ Banking Group Limited
  • Non-Executive Director, OneMarket Limited
  • Director, Oakridge Wines Pty Limited

 

Declared

Nil

Jason Yat-sen Li

Advised

  • Member, Development Committee, George Institute for Global Health
  • Wife works with Willis Towers Watson who have been engaged by the University for consulting work

 

Declared

Nil

Kate McClymont

Advised

  • Employed by Fairfax Media

 

Declared

Nil

Karen Moses

Advised

  • Non-Executive Director, Boral Limited
  • Non-Executive Director, Orica Limited
  • Non-Executive Director, Charter Hall Group Limited
  • Chairman, Sydney Dance Company
  • Non-Executive Director, Sydney Symphony
  • Previously Non-Executive Director, State Super Trustee (resigned 27 March 2018)

 

Declared

Nil

Peter Scott

Advised

  • Chairman, Igniting Change
  • Non-Executive Director Transurban Group
  • Director O'Connell Street Associates with an ongoing relationship with King Wood Mallesons (KWM)
  • Member of the Prime Minister's Community Business Partnership

 

Declared at BEC meetings

  • 3 May 2017: In relation to the Health Precinct Stage 1 Early Contract Involvement the Chair declared his prior involvement as an advisory board member of Laing O’Rourke in a non-fiduciary capacity.
  • 11 October and 22 November 2017: Mr Scott declared that he has had a previous involvement with Laing O’Rouke, ending in 2009, who have been awarded the main contract for the Engineering Technology Precinct (ETP) project (Item 1.3.1) and are involved in the Susan Wakil Health Building (Item 4.2.2). Mr Scott’s historical declaration does not disqualify him from being included in discussion related to the ETP, for which the final decision has been made.

Professor Marian Baird AO

Advised

  • Representative of Senate, The Women’s College Council

 

Declared

  • a member of staff of the Sydney Business School (12.6.12)
  • an interest in an item relating to the selection committee for the Dean of the Sydney Business School (18.3.13)
  • her brother was site manager in the CPC project (2.09.13)

Professor Christopher Murphy

Advised

Nil

 

Declared

  • an interest in an item relating to enterprise bargaining as he was a member of staff of the University (17.9.12)
  • an interest in items relating to enterprise bargaining and student matters (18.3.13)
  • an interest in an item relating to enterprise bargaining as he was a member of staff of the University (4.2.13)
  • an interest relating to the fact that his daughter was enrolled as a student of the University (4.2.13)

Jordi Austin

Advised

Nil

 

Declared

  • an interest in an item relating to the Education Portfolio as she is Director, Student Support Services within the Education portfolio (5.08.13)
  • an interest in the item relating to the Report of the Selection Committee for the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Registrar) (17.03.14)

Francis Tamer

Advised

Nil 

Declared

Nil

Lizzie Miller

Advised

Nil 

Declared

Nil


Register of Interests: Senate Committee External Members

Committee

Position and Member

Advised and declared interests. Related party transactions 2017/2018

Building and Estates Committee

External member

Terry Williamson

Advised on Appointment

·     Director, Avant Insurance Group

·     Director, Concord Golf Club

·     Financial Advisor, Society of the Divine Word

·     Director, Stockland Capital Partner

 

External member

Dianne Leeson

Advised on Appointment

·     Board Member, Infrastructure Australia

·     Board Member, Health Infrastructure

·     Member, NSW Planning Assessment Commission

·     Chair, Fire & Rescue NSW Audit & Risk Committee

·     Member, Infrastructure NSW Audit & Risk Committee

·     Government advisory work – various agencies. Relevant declarations will be advised.

 

Declared at BEC meetings

·     24 September 2018:

·     3 May 2017: In relation to the Health Precinct Stage 1 Early Contract Involvement BEC noted Ms Leeson’s continued membership on the Health Infrastructure board

 

Past external member

Tony Sukkar 

Advised on Appointment

·     Managing Director, Buildcorp

 

Declared at BEC meetings

·     11 October 2017: Mr Sukkar declared his role as CEO of Buildcorp, who are being pre-qualified for a potential entry to the tender process for the Chau Chak Wing Museum (CCW) (Item 4.2.4). As no decision is required is required at the meeting with regard to CCW it was considered appropriate for Mr Sukkar to remain in the meeting.

·     22 November 2017: As work progresses with regard to the Chau Chak Wing Museum, it is no longer appropriate for Mr Sukkar to receive the project status report on that item. The Secretariat will exclude any project status report on the Chau Chak Wing Museum from Mr Sukkar’s papers going forward.

Finance and Audit Committee

External member

Alec Brennan AM

 

Advised on Appointment

·     Director, Sydney Institute of Marine Science

·     Chair, Sydney Institute of Marine Science Foundation

·     Director, Environment Protection Authority

·     Chair, EPA Finance Audit and Risk Committee

 

Declared at FAC meetings

Nil

Past External member

Ming Long

 

Advised on Appointment

·     Non-Executive Director & Chair of Audit & Risk Committee, AMP Capital Funds Management Limited & AMP Investment Services Pty Limited

·     Chair of Managed Investment Scheme Compliance Committee, National Mutual Funds Limited and Ipac Asset Management

·     Non-Executive Director and Member of Audit & Risk Committee, Chartered Accountants ANZ

·     Non-Executive Director, Diversity Council of Australia

·     Convenor, Male Champions of Change

·     Advisory Director, YBF Fintech Hub Advisory Board

 

Declared at FAC meetings

Nil

External member

Mathew Lunn

Advised on Appointment

·     PwC was engaged by the University of Sydney Medical School to assist with the calculation for the cost of educating a medical student.

·     PwC was engaged by the University of Sydney Medical School to develop an analysis of the operational and financial impact of modifying delivery of the medical program.  Note that this initial project has led to a subsequent project to update input values.

·     PwC was engaged by St John's College to provide real estate advisory services regarding a potential building project.

·     PwC was engaged by the Marketing Department to provide advice on whether the marketing was targeting current health science issues.

·     PwC was engaged by the University of Sydney Medical School to perform a valuation of the intellectual property inherent in the Doctor of Medicine program.

·     PwC and the University are joint shareholders in InnoWell Pty Limited, a venture to commercialise technology to assist people with mental health problems. The University and PwC each have a 45% interest in the entity.

·     PwC has been engaged by the University to support an evaluation of the Western Sydney Strategy.

·     PwC has been engaged by the University to support an evaluation of the University's debt capacity and forward projections to 2030.

·     PwC has been engaged by the University to carry out a Cost Diagnostic assignment.

 

Declared at FAC meetings

Nil

Finance and Audit Committee Investment Subcommittee

Chair of the Committee

David Mortimer AO

 

Advised on Appointment

·     Chair, Opera Australia

·     Chair, Tendwine Mirage Operations Pty Limited

·     Chair, Mirage Plains Pastoral Partnership

·     Chair, Buildcorp Advisory Board

·     Chair, Sydney University Rugby Foundation Board

·     Chair, Australian Schoolboys Rugby Foundation

·     Director, Petsec Energy Limited

·     Director, MySale Group Plc

 

Declared at FAC ISC meetings

Nil

External member

Richard Facioni

Advised on Appointment

·     Chair, Noni B Limited

·     Chair, EziBuy Limited

·     Chair, Eptec Pty Limited

·     Director, Cheap as Chips Discount Stores Pty Limited

·     Zachary Facioni (Son), Tuition Fees

 

Declared at FAC ISC meetings

Nil

Additional member

Ian Macoun

Advised on Appointment

Nil

 

Declared at FAC ISC meetings

Nil

Additional member

Andrew Spence

Advised on Appointment

·     Chief Investment Officer, Qantas

·     Superannuation Limited

 

Declared at FAC ISC meetings

Nil

People and Culture Committee

External member

Katy McDonald

Advised on Appointment

·     General Manager, People & Workplace, NSW Treasury Corporation

 

Declared at PCC meetings

Nil

External member

Vincent Graham AM KCSG

Advised on Appointment

·     Non-Executive Director, Western Sydney Airport Corporation.

·     Non-Executive Director, NSW Catholic Schools Pty Ltd

·     Non-Executive Director, Australian Rail Track Corporation

·     Advisory Board Member, NSW Public Service Commission

·     Director, Graham Management Services

·     Family association with Price Waterhouse Coopers

 

Declared at PCC meetings

Nil

External member

Jenni Smith

Advised on Appointment

·     Non-Executive Director, Heffron Consulting Pty Ltd

·     Community Board Member, The Salvation Army: Employment Plus

 

Strategy and Risk Committee

External member

Tom Dery AO

Advised on Appointment

·     Chairman. Australia, M&C Saatchi Pty Ltd

·     Advisor, Ziva Connect Pty Ltd

·     Advisor, Mahlab

·     Chairman, Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF)       

·     Chairman, Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME)

·     Chairman, Queenwood School for Girls

 

Declared at SARC meetings

Nil

External member

Dr Toby Heap

Advised on Appointment

·     Executive Director, H2 Group of companies (H2 Corporation Pty Ltd, H2 Ventures Pty Ltd, H2 Accelerator No. 1 Pty Ltd)

·     Non-Executive Director, The Cancer Council NSW (regularly supports researchers at the University of Sydney with research grants and related cancer research partnerships)

·     Non-Executive Director & Chair, Shaun Parker & Company Limited (Shaun Parker & Company Limited, Shaun Parker & Company is a resident of the Seymour Centre at the University of Sydney)

·     Non-Executive Director, H2 Institute Limited

·     Non-Executive Director, Equitise Pty Ltd

·     Non-Executive Director, Jackson Alexander Capital Pty Ltd

·     Non-Executive Director, Heap Capital Pty Ltd

·     Non-Executive Director, TCH Management Holdings Pty Ltd T/F TCH Family Trust

·     Trustee, Heap Super Fund

·     Member, University of Sydney Alumni Council

 

Declared at SARC meetings

Nil

External member

Dr Thomas Barlow

Advised on Appointment

·     Director, Barlow Advisory Pty Ltd (multiple transactions as consultant and information product provider)

 

Declared at SARC meetings

Nil