Board of Directors

29.05.2014

Meet our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors

Paul Brasher BEc(Hons), FCA

Non-executive Chairman
Chairman of the Nominations Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Paul was appointed as a director on 29 September 2010.  Paul is a non-executive director of Perpetual Limited and the Deputy Chairman of Essendon Football Club.  From 1982 to 2009, Paul was a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (and its predecessor firm, Price Waterhouse), one of the world’s major chartered accounting and professional services firms, including five years as the Chairman of the Global Board of PricewaterhouseCoopers.  Paul is a former Chairman of the Reach Foundation, and of the National Gallery of Victoria’s Business Council, a former member of the Committee for Melbourne, a former board member of Asialink and a former trustee of the Victorian Arts Centre Trust and the Committee for Economic Development of Australia.


Kathryn Fagg FTSE, BE(Hons), MCom(Hons) 

Non-executive director
Member of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee 

Kathryn was appointed as a director on 15 April 2014.  Kathryn is a current non-executive member of the Reserve Bank of Australia, and is also a non-executive director of Djerriwarrh Investments Limited and Boral Limited. She is also Chair of the Melbourne Recital Centre and a non-executive director of the Breast Cancer Network of Australia.  Kathryn's most recent executive position was with the Linfox Logistics group as President of Corporate Development and, prior to that, she held executive roles with Bluescope Steel and ANZ. Kathryn was also a consultant at McKinsey and Co and commenced her career with Esso Australia.

Anthony Larkin FCPA, FAICD

Non-executive director 
Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee
Member of the Nominations Committee

Tony was appointed as a director on 1 June 2003. He is also a non-executive director of Oakton Limited and MMG Limited. Tony was previously a non-executive director of OZ Minerals Limited, Corporate Express Australia Limited and Eyecare Partners Limited, Executive Director Finance of Orica Limited, Chairman of Incitec Limited and Chairman of Ausmelt Limited. During his career with BHP Limited, which spanned 38 years, he held the position of Group Treasurer and, prior to that, he held senior finance positions in its steel and minerals businesses and various senior corporate roles. From 1993 to 1997, he was seconded to Foster's Group Limited as Senior Vice President Finance and Investor Relations. Until early 2006, he was a Commissioner of the Victorian Essential Services Commission.

John Marlay BSc, FAICD

Non-executive director
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee

John was appointed as a director on 20 December 2006.  John is Chairman of Cardno Limited and a non-executive director of Boral Limited.  He is also Chairman of Flinders Ports Holdings Limited and independent Chairman of Tomago Aluminium Company Pty Ltd, a joint venture between Rio Tinto, Alcan, CSR/AMP and Hydro Aluminum companies, and a Member of the Climate Change Authority.  John is a former Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Alumina Limited, a former director of Alesco Corporation Limited, Alcoa of Australia Limited and the Business Council of Australia, and the former Chairman of the Australian Aluminium Council.  He previously held executive positions with Esso Australia Limited, James Hardie Industries Limited, Pioneer International Group Holdings and Hanson plc.

Rebecca McGrath BTP(Hons), MASc, FAICD

Non-executive director Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee
Chairman of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee
Member of the Nominations Committee

Rebecca was appointed as a director on 15 September 2011. Rebecca is currently a non-executive director of OZ Minerals Limited, CSR Limited and Goodman Group.  Rebecca is also a member of the Advisory Council at JP Morgan Australia. Her most recent executive position was Chief Financial Officer & Executive Board member for BP Australia and New Zealand. During her 23 year career with BP plc, Rebecca held a number of senior roles including as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Board member for BP Australia and New Zealand.  Rebecca is also a former director of Big Sky Credit Union Limited.

Graham Smorgon AM B.Juris, LLB

Non-executive director
Member of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee
Member of the Nominations Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Graham was appointed to the Board on 19 December 2008.   Graham is a non-executive director of Arrium Limited, Chairman of Smorgon Consolidated Investments and the GBM Group, and a Trustee of the Victorian Arts Centre Trust.  His former roles include Chairman of the Print Mint Group, director of Fed Square Pty Ltd, Chairman of the Arts Centre Foundation, Chairman of Smorgon Steel Group Ltd, President of the Carlton Football Club, Deputy Chairman of Melbourne Health, Director of The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Chairman of Creative Brands, Chairman of GBM Logic, Member of the Council of Bialik College, Director of Playbox Theatre Company and Playbox Malthouse Limited, Trustee of the Royal Melbourne Hospital Neuroscience Foundation, Chairman of the RMIT Marketing Industry Advisory Working Committee, and partner of law firm Barker Harty & Co, where he practised as a commercial lawyer for 10 years. In 2013, Graham was awarded a Membership in the Order of Australia for significant service to business and to the community in the State of Victoria.

James Fazzino BEc(Hons)

Managing Director & CEO
Member of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee

James was appointed Managing Director & CEO on 29 July 2009. James was first appointed as a director on 18 July 2005, following his appointment as Chief Financial Officer in May 2003. Before joining Incitec Pivot, he had many years’ experience with Orica Limited in several business financial roles, including Investor Relations Manager, Chief Financial Officer for the Orica Chemicals group and Project Leader of Orica’s group restructure in 2001.