Board of Directors

15.07.2020

Meet our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors

Brian Kruger BEc

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

Mr Kruger was appointed as a director on 5 June 2017. Mr Kruger is the former Managing Director & CEO of Toll Holdings Limited, having joined Toll in 2009 as Chief Financial Officer, before being appointed Managing Director in 2012. Prior to joining Toll, Mr Kruger had a career spanning 25 years in the resources and industrial sectors in Australia and the U.S., initially with BHP and subsequently with BlueScope Steel which he joined on its demerger from BHP. During his time at BlueScope, he held a number of senior corporate finance and management roles, including President, North America & Corporate Strategy & Innovation, President, Australia Manufacturing Markets and was the company’s inaugural Chief Financial Officer. Mr Kruger is also Chairman of Racing Victoria Limited.

Rebecca McGrath BTP(Hons), MASc, FAICD

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

Ms McGrath was appointed as a director on 15 September 2011. Ms McGrath is currently Chairman of Oz Minerals Ltd. She is a non-executive director at Goodman Group, non-executive director of ICPF Holdings Limited and independent Chairman of Scania Australia Pty Ltd.  During her 23 year career with BP plc, Ms McGrath held a number of senior roles including as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Board member of BP Australia and New Zealand.

 

Bruce Brook BCom, BAcc, FCA, MAICD

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

Mr Brook was appointed as a director on 3 December 2018. Mr Brook is a non-executive director of CSL Limited and Newmont Mining Corporation. During his executive career, Mr Brook was the Chief Financial Officer of Western Mining Corporation Resources Limited and Deputy Chief Financial Officer of the Australian & New Zealand Banking Group.

 

Dr Xiaoling Liu PhD (Extractive Metallurgy), BEng (Extractive Metallurgy), GAICD, FAusIMM, FTSE

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

Dr Liu is a metallurgical engineer who is an experienced non-executive director and has extensive executive experience in leading global mining and processing businesses. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a member of Chief Executive Women. 

Dr Liu’s executive experience includes a 26 year career with Rio Tinto where she held various senior management and executive roles. 

Dr Liu is currently a non-executive director of Newcrest Mining Limited and South32 Limited. In January 2020, she will become the new Chancellor of Queensland University of Technology, where she will oversee the governance of the university. Dr Liu is also a former non-executive director of Iluka Resources Limited and Melbourne Business School.

 

Gregory Robinson Bsc(Hon), MBA, MAICD

Non-executive director
Member of the Remuneration Committee 

Mr Robinson has extensive executive experience in the finance and resources industries. Mr Robinson is the former Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Newcrest Mining Limited and former Chief Executive Officer of Lattice Energy Limited. 

Mr Robinson has held various senior management and executive roles during his executive career which spans over 30 years, including as Finance Director and ultimately Chief Executive Officer of Newcrest Mining. Prior to joining Newcrest, Mr Robinson held senior executive roles in the Petroleum and Energy Division of BHP, and was a Director of Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch & Co and headed the Australia/Asia Pacific metals and mining team. 

Mr Robinson is currently a non-executive director of Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) Limited and was previously a Board Member of St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research.

 

Jeanne Johns BS(Chemical Engineering), magna cum laude

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

Ms Johns was appointed Managing Director & CEO on 9 August 2017 and commenced in the role on 15 November 2017.  Ms Johns is a global executive and chemical engineer with over 25 years’ experience in the international refining, petrochemicals, oil and gas industries. After joining BP in 1986, Ms Johns worked throughout her career with BP in various locations and executive roles including as President, Asian Olefins and Derivatives (China), President, BP North America Natural Gas Liquids (United States), Head of Operating Management System Excellence for BP Group (United Kingdom, Global) and Global Head of Safety & Operational Risk, BP Downstream (United Kingdom, Global).  Ms Johns is a former non-executive director of Tate & Lyle plc and Parsons Corporation.