Board of Directors

03.08.2018

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 Audit and Risk Management Committee

Paul was appointed as a director on 29 September 2010.  Paul is a non-executive director of Amcor Limited and the Deputy Chairman of Essendon Football Club. He is also a former non-executive director of Perpetual Limited. 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. 


Kathryn Fagg

Kathryn Fagg FTSE, BE(Hons), MCom(Hons) Hon.DBus, Hon.D (Chemical Engineering)

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

Kathryn was appointed as a director on 15 April 2014.  Kathryn is the Chairman of Boral Limited and a non-executive director of Djerriwarrh Investments Limited. She is also Chair of the Melbourne Recital Centre and a non-executive director of the Breast Cancer Network of Australia. 

Kathryn was previously a non-executive member of The Reserve bank of Australia. Kathryn was also, formerly, President of Corporate Development at Linfox Logistics Group, 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.

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

Rebecca was appointed as a director on 15 September 2011. Rebecca is currently a non-executive director of OZ Minerals Limited and Goodman Group.  Rebecca is also a director of Barristers Chambers Limited and member of the Advisory Council at JP Morgan Australia. During her 23 year career with BP plc, Rebecca held a number of senior roles including as CFO 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 Nominations Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Graham was appointed to the Board on 19 December 2008. Graham is Chairman of Smorgon Consolidated Investments and the GBM Group.  His former roles include non-executive director of Arrium Limited, Chairman of the Print Mint Group, director of Fed Square Pty Ltd, Chairman of Smorgon Steel Group Ltd, Deputy Chairman of Melbourne Health, Director of The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Chairman of Creative Brands, Chairman of GBM Logic, prior Trustee of the Victorian Arts Centre Trust and partner of law firm Barker Harty & Co, where he practised as a commercial lawyer for 10 years.

Joseph Breunig BS(Chemical Engineering), MBA

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

Joseph was appointed to the Board on 5 June 2017. Jospeh, a U.S. resident, is currently a non-executive director of Mineral Technologies Inc. He was formerly Executive Vice President, Chemicals at Axiall Corporation (formerly Georgia Gulf Corporation) and, prior to that, spent 24 years at BASF Corporation where he held a number of senior executive positions including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, BASF Corporation, and President, Market and Business Development, North America, BASF SE.

Brian Kruger BEc, CPA

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

Brian was appointed to the Board on 5 June 2017. Brian 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, Brian 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, Australian Manufacturing Markets and was the company’s inaugural Chief Financial Officer. Brian is also Vice Chair of Moonee Valley Racing Club.

Jeanne JohnsJeanne Johns BS(Chemical Engineering), magna cum laude

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

Jeanne Johns commenced as Managing Director & CEO on 15 November 2017.  Jeanne 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, Jeanne 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) and, Head of Safety & Operational Risk, BP Downstream (United Kingdom).

Jeanne is a former non-executive director of Tate & Lyle plc and Parsons Corporation.