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The Board

John Wylie AM - Chair

John Wylie is a Special Advisor to Lazard Australia, having recently retired as its CEO. Mr Wylie co-founded Carnegie, Wylie & Company in 2000, a corporate advisory and private equity investment firm acquired by Lazard in 2007, and in the 1990s was Australian Chairman of investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston.  In these roles, Mr Wylie has advised companies and governments globally for over 25 years.  He now owns and is principal of investment firm Tanarra Group. 

Mr Wylie is President of the Library Board of Victoria, a Trustee of the Rhodes Scholarship Trust at Oxford University, a Director of the Melbourne Stars Big Bash League cricket team, and a member of the Melbourne Grammar School Finance Committee.  He was formerly Chairman of the Melbourne Cricket Ground Trust, a position he held for 14 years.  In that role chaired the MCG Redevelopment Steering Committee for the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

He is a former board member and Honorary Treasurer of the Howard Florey Institute for Neuroscience and a former Director of CSR Limited.  Mr Wylie holds a Master of Philosophy degree from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours from the University of Queensland.  He was made a member of the Order of Australia in 2007.

Mr Wylie was appointed to the ASC Board on 10 September 2012.

Mark Stockwell - Deputy Chair

Mark Stockwell was an Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallist, representing Australia in swimming. He was also on scholarship at the AIS from 1982-1984 and again in 1987.

Mr Stockwell studied Engineering and Commerce at the University of Queensland, and Economics at the Australian National University.

After his retirement from swimming in 1992, Mr Stockwell joined the family business established by his parents Bill and Necia Stockwell.  Since that time he has been the driving force behind the steady growth and commercial focus of Stockwell. As Managing Director, Mr Stockwell has seen the company diversify as an investor, developer, builder, project manager and property manager of industrial, retail, commercial, residential and leisure developments.

Mr Stockwell is a past President of the Property Council of Australia, Queensland Division and served on the National Board for two years. His leadership of and input to the Property Council let to the review of a raft of planning legislation and Government policies relating to the property industry, has enhanced the profile of the Property Council with Government.

Mr Stockwell was previously the Chairman of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, having led the Bid through 2010-2011 to win the right to host the Games.

Mr Stockwell is currently Chairman of Trade and Investment Queensland, the Queensland Government’s export and foreign investment agency which assists international companies to invest in Queensland and local businesses to expand into new markets.

Mr Stockwell is also a Trustee of the Stockwell Foundation, founded by Mark and his wife Tracy to benefit children in need.

Mark was appointed Chair of the Australian Sports Foundation and a Member of the Australian Sports Commission Board in June 2014. In January 2015 Mr Stockwell was appointed Deputy Chair of the ASC Board.

Katherine Bates

Katherine Bates is a renowned international cyclist who represented Australia at the highest levels of road and track cycling. She now works in broadcasting and maintains a close involvement with the cycling community at the grass-roots and elite levels. Ms Bates has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) by distance. Katherine has sat on a number of boards including Bicycle NSW, Cycling Australia Women’s Commission and the Cycling Australia Athletes Commission.

On her retirement from professional cycling at the end of the 2011 season, Ms Bates turned her passion and knowledge of sport into a new career, and is regularly seen on Australia’s major networks including Channel 7, 9, ABC, SBS and Fox Sports News.

In addition to her broadcasting duties, Katherine is highly sought as a motivational speaker, and executive coach where she applies the lessons and experience of elite sport to facilitate leadership development in the corporate environment.

Ms Bates was appointed to the Board on 22 June 2015.

Martin Bowles PSM

Martin Bowles PSM was appointed as Secretary of the Department of Health as of 13 October 2014.

Previously Mr Bowles was the Secretary of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, overseeing the management of migration, humanitarian, citizenship and visa policy and programmes, managing the lawful entry, stay and departure of people crossing the Australian border and managing the Immigration Detention network and regional processing centres.

Prior to this role Mr Bowles held the positions of Deputy Secretary in the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and the Department of Defence respectively.

In 2012 Mr Bowles was awarded a Public Service Medal for delivering highly successful energy efficiency policies and remediation programmes for the Home Insulation and Green Loans programmes.

Prior to joining the Commonwealth Mr Bowles held senior executive positions in the education and health portfolios in the Queensland and New South Wales public sector.

Mr Bowles has a Bachelor of Business degree, a Graduate Certificate of Public Sector Management and is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants.

Alisa Camplin-Warner OAM

Alisa Camplin-Warner worked globally with the IBM Corporation for 16 years, most recently holding the position of Strategy and Transformation Executive, Global Technology Services. She is currently Chair of the Australian Sports Foundation, Director of the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia and Director of the Collingwood Football Club. Ms Camplin-Warner holds a Bachelor of Information Technology with a Business Major, is a high performance consultant, regular keynote speaker, sports commentator and co-founder of the charity Finnan’s Gift.

Ms Camplin-Warner represented Australia in freestyle aerial skiing at two consecutive Winter Olympic Games, winning gold in Salt Lake City in 2002 and bronze in Turin in 2006, and was Australia’s flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony. She was also the Australian Olympic Committee Chef de Mission for the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Ms Camplin-Warner was appointed to the ASC Board on 23 March 2007 and is currently a member of the ASC Commercialisation, Innovation and Technology Committee.

The Hon Pat Farmer AM

Pat is a multiple world record holder for endurance running. He has run from the North Pole to the South, and across Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and North America. Pat served 8 years as a Member of Australia’s Parliament, with 3 years as Parliamentary Secretary for Education, Science and Training. Winner of ‘Achiever of the Year’ (2000), awarded by Prime Minister John Howard. Pat has raised millions of dollars for causes during his 20 year running career, including Lifeline, Cancer Council, Australian Red Cross and Diabetes Australia. Newly married to Tania Moran, Pat is also a father to two children, Brooke and Dilon.

Stephen Moneghetti AM

Mr Steve Moneghetti AM represented Australia in the marathon at four Commonwealth Games, winning Gold (1994), Silver (1990) and two Bronze (1986 and 1998) medals. Mr Moneghetti achieved three top ten finishes in his four appearances at the Olympic Games (1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000).  He also attended six World Athletics Championships, winning a Bronze medal in the marathon event in Athens in 1997. Mr Moneghetti retired as an athlete in 2000.

Mr Moneghetti was Mayor of the Commonwealth Games Village at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games and the Australian team's Chef de Mission for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. From 2001-2010 he served as  Chair of the Victorian Institute of Sport, and also chaired the Victorian State Review into Physical and Sport Education in schools (the Moneghetti Report).

Mr Moneghetti is active in the corporate community and is currently a sports consultant with his own business.  Steve is also on the executive board of the Victorian Olympic Council. 

Mr Moneghetti received an Australian Sports Medal in 2000 and a Centenary Medal in 2001.  In 2014 Mr Moneghetti was awarded an Order of Australia medal for significant service to athletics as a marathon runner, administrator and mentor to young athletes.

Steve was appointed to the Board on 22 June 2015.

Jennifer Morris OAM

Jenn is a Partner in the Consulting Division of Deloitte specialising in complex large-scale transformation programs. She has more than 12 years of experience and works across the public sector and higher education environments.

Jenn is known for her ability to engage with stakeholders to drive for effective outcomes and develop team environments which enable the successful implementation of recommended changes. She has led projects which involved working closely with the Executive and Management teams of an organisation to develop strategy, design the organisational changes required to deliver the identified strategic initiatives and walk side by side to implement the changes.

Jenn has also worked on projects requiring the analysis of the labour market, both here in Australia and overseas; finding solutions for companies competing in the talent skills shortage. Also Jenn has worked on projects which required the review of the current operating models, analysis and design of future operating models in order to support the strategy of businesses.

At the end of 2007, Jenn was announced as Deloitte’s National Businesswoman of the Year. Prior to Deloitte she has worked at Professional Public Relations as an account manager and more recently at Rio Tinto Iron Ore as a senior business analyst.

In addition to her current business career, Jenn is a Director of AFL football team, the Fremantle Dockers, former board member of the Western Australian Institute of Sport which provides support to Western Australia's elite and potential elite athletes for the highest level of international competition. She is also the immediate past Chairperson of the Board of Healthway, the government’s peak health promotion body. 

Before commencing her professional career, Jenn spent more than ten years with the Australian Women’s Hockey Team, where she won Olympic gold medals at the Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

John Lee

Mr John Lee is the Chief Executive Officer of the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Prior to this role Mr Lee was the CEO of Casinos and Resorts Australasia and the Tourism and Transport Forum (Australia).  He has also held senior positions in government, including Director General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Department of Commerce, and Ministry for Transport. He was previously CEO of the NSW State Transit Authority and Managing Director of Westbus and National Bus Company.

His early career included teaching physical and health education in Western Sydney as well as being a high performance coach in the NRL and Secretary of the Metropolitan Catholic Schools Sports Association.

Mr Lee was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2011 and is a member of the ASC Governance and Executive Performance Committee.

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