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 and member of the Safety and Sustainability 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 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.
Current Listed Directorships
Chairman of Vicinity Centres (from 2015)
Other Current Directorships / Appointments
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 Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (2008-2014)
Director of Myer Holdings Limited (2010-2014)