Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Hay was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board on 1 January 2014 after being appointed to the Board in August 2013. He is the Chairman of the Nominations Committee.
Skills, experience and expertise
Mr Hay has a strong background and breadth of experience in business, corporate law, finance and investment banking advisory work, with a particular expertise in relation to mergers and acquisitions. He has also had significant involvement in advising governments and government-owned enterprises. Mr Hay was a partner of the legal firm Freehills until 2005, where he served as Chief Executive Officer from 2000.
Chairman of Federation Limited and Federation Centres Limited (effectively a single board) (from 2015)
Director of Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
Member of the AICD Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Australian Government Takeovers Panel
Former Listed Directorships (last 3 years)
Director of GUD Holdings Limited (2009-2015)
Director of Novion Limited (2014-2015)
Director of Alumina Limited (2002-2013)
Director of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (2008-2014)
Director of Myer Holdings Limited (2010-2014)