Board and Management

 

The Hon. Shane Stone

Acting Chairman, Non-executive Director, Chair of the Audit Committee
AC QC, PGDK, B.A (ANU), LL.B (Melbourne), Grad Dip Ed Admin (Adelaide), Dip Teaching (Sturt), TPTC (Vic), FACE, FAIM, FAICD, F Fin

Mr Stone has a strong commercial and legal background and considerable experience in dealing with Commonwealth and State governments. Mr Stone has at various times acted as an independent director to various public and private companies. Former Chief Minister of the Northern Territory and Federal President of the Liberal Party of Australia. Formerly a barrister he is a graduate of Australian National University, Sturt, Adelaide and Melbourne Universities. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, Australian College of Education and Australian Institute of Company Directors. He was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2006. He has also been conferred national awards from Indonesia and Malaysia. Director since 1 August 2016.

 

 

Mr David Conry

Chief Executive Officer and Director

David is a highly qualified and experienced business leader, with a demonstrated track record driving revenue growth through marketing in the media, travel and community sectors.

In addition to his core management skills, he also has a detailed understanding of the workings of government and the decision making process around policy and implementation.

David is Managing Director of Damarcon which has interests in business advisory, education and training, early childhood and labour hire.

He currently is Chair of the Queensland Museum and the Brisbane Powerhouse Arts and non-executive director of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and The Primary Health Network of the Sunshine Coast and Central QLD.

As founder of Youngcare, David was awarded the honour of Queensland’s Australian of Year for his services to the community and the Entrepreneur of Year by EY in the social category.

  

 

Mr Mark Jagla

Non-Executive Director

Mr Jagla has qualifications in Bachelor of Applied Science (Building), University of Canberra. Mr Jagla holds several board roles in the private sector and has extensive experience as a senior manager in the property and construction
industries.

  

Craig McPherson

Mr Craig McPherson

Company Secretary
BCom, CA

Mr McPherson graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Queensland and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He has twenty years of commercial and financial management experience and has held various roles with ASX and TSX listed companies over the past ten years in Australia and overseas.