Register of Interests

Register of Interests: Senate Fellows

Senate Fellow

Advised and declared interests. Related party transactions 2018/2019

Chancellor

Belinda Hutchinson AM


Advised

  • Chairman, Thales Australia Limited 
  • Chairman, Future Generation Global Investment Company
  • Director, Australian Philanthropic Services
  • Independent Non-Executive Director, Qantas Board of Directors
  • Member, St Vincent's Health Australia NSW Advisory Council
  • 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 Berhad
  • Director, Coles Group
  • Director, Cricket Australia
  • Chairman, Selz.com Pty Ltd
  • Director, Wenona School
  • Member of Advisory Board, Afiniti
  • Member of Advisory Board, Jord International Pty Ltd

Declared

  • Wife is a Director of Sydney Children's Hospital Network

Vice-Chancellor

Dr Michael Spence AC

Advised

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

 

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 
  • Member, L.E.K Consulting ANZ Advisory Board
  • Member, AICD Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member, LBW Trust / Women for Change Committe
  • Member, NSW Generations Fund Advisory Board

Declared

Nil

Jason Yat-sen Li

Advised

  • Director, Yatsen Associates (Advisory) Limited
  • Director, Vantage Asia Limited
  • Director, Vantage Asia Holdings Pty Ltd
  • Director, Belong Here Pty Ltd
  • Chair, Refugee Talent Pty Ltd
  • Director, Australian Republic Movement
  • Sydney Committee, Australian Chamber Orchestra
  • Advisory Board Member, China Matters

 

Declared

  • Wife works with Willis Towers Watson who have been engaged by the University for consulting work

Kate McClymont

Advised

  • Employed, Fairfax Media

 

Declared

Nil

Karen Moses

Advised

  • Non-Executive Director, Snowy Hydro Limited (from 1 July 2019)
  • 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

Declared

Nil

Professor Alan Pettigrew

Advised

  • Member of Council, Chair of Appointments and Promotions Committee, and Member of Executive Remuneration Committee, QIMRBerghofer Medical Research Institute
  • Chair of the Board, Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute
  • Member, Vice-Chancellor's Panel  for Australian National University Institute reviews

Declared

  • Son Christopher Pettigrew is Director, Research Investment, of the National Breast Cancer Foundation. The National Breast Cancer Foundation is a signatory to research funding agreements between the Foundation and the University.

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, Prime Minister's Community Business Partnership
  • Non-Executive Director, Heathley Limited 

 

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

  • Member of staff, 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)
  • brother was site manager in the CPC project (2.09.13)

Lisa Carrick

Advised

  • Director, Susan Wakil Health Building Transition Program

Declared


Nil

Francis Tamer

Advised

Nil 

Declared

Nil

Lizzie Miller

Advised

  • mother is Registrar, St Paul's College

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 

·     Director, Stockland Capital Partner

·     Financial Advisor, Society of the Divine Word

·     President / Director, Concord Golf Club

 

Declared 

Nil

External member

Dianne Leeson

Advised 

·     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 

·     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 

·     Managing Director, Buildcorp

 

Declared 

·     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 

·     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 

Nil

Past External member

Ming Long

 

Advised 

·     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 

Nil

External member

Mathew Lunn

Advised 

·     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 

Nil

Finance and Audit Committee Investment Subcommittee

Chair of the Committee

David Mortimer AO

 

Advised 

·     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 

Nil

External member

Richard Facioni

Advised 

·     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

Nil

Additional member

Ian Macoun

Advised 

Nil

 

Declared 

Nil

Additional member

Andrew Spence

Advised 

·     Chief Investment Officer, Qantas

·     Superannuation Limited

 

Declared 

Nil

People and Culture Committee

External member

Katy McDonald

Advised 

·     General Manager, People & Workplace, NSW Treasury Corporation

 

Declared 

Nil

External member

Vincent Graham AM KCSG

Advised 

·     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 

Nil

External member

Jenni Smith

Advised 

·     Non-Executive Director, Heffron Consulting Pty Ltd

·     Advisory Board Member, QDOOZ

 

Strategy and Risk Committee

External member

Tom Dery AO

Advised 

·     Advisor, Ziva Connect Pty Ltd

·     Advisor, Mahlab

·     Chairman, Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF)       

·     Chairman, Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME)

 

Declared 

Nil

External member

Dr Toby Heap

Advised

·     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

Nil

External member

Dr Thomas Barlow

Advised 

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

 

Declared 

Nil