THE ETHICS CENTRE BOARD

Peter Joseph AM, B. Com, MBA, Hon. D Univ UNSW FAICD

Chairman
18 April 1997 – present

Peter has long been affiliated with The Ethics Centre. He joined our Board in 1994 and became its Chairman in 1997. His career spans over forty years in business and investment banking. Peter is the current Chair of the Black Dog Institute and The Health-Science Alliance (UNSW Campus) and a Director of Tonic Health Media. He is also the former Chair of St Vincent’s Hospital Ltd, Mater Health Sydney and Riverview College Council. 

Scott Gartrell

Director
26 February 2019 – present

Scott joined the Board of The Ethics Centre in early 2019. Scott has worked in the corporate sector and within Government, across the health, construction and infrastructure sectors. He has worked in executive roles, providing corporate affairs and workplace relations advice to a range of organisations, as well as having served as Chief of Staff to Australia’s first Infrastructure Minister, Hon. Anthony Albanese, in 2008 and Chief of Staff to the then NSW Deputy Premier and Health Minister, Hon. Carmel Tebbutt. Scott joined professional services firm, KPMG, as partner in early 2020, managing a workplace relations practice 

Narelle Hooper, Master of Mgt (Fin Mgt) MGSM 

Director
26 May 2015 – present

Narelle is Editor-in Chief at the AICD’s Company Director magazine and over the past decade has been a non executive director of the Tasmanian Development Board and Documentary Australia Foundation. A former editor of AFR BOSS Magazine, Narelle has a focus on local and global sustainable leadership and governance models, and has print, broadcast and digital media experience, including with Fairfax Media, the ABC, SBS TV and Medium Rare Content Agency. She is co-author of New Women New Men, New Economy on how sustainable leadership drives performance and innovation and was founding co chair of the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence awards. 

Holly Kramer, BA (Hons), MBA, MAICD

Director
February 2021 – present

Holly has more than 25 years of extensive governance, management and product/marketing experience across a range of sectors. She was Chief Executive Officer of major Australian retailer Best & Less, where she drove a business turnaround and transformation. She has also held senior executive roles at Telstra Corporation, Ford Motor Company (in the US and Australia) and Pacific Brands. Holly is currently a Non-Executive Director on the boards of the Woolworths Group, Fonterra Corporation (NZ), Abacus Property Group and the GO (Goodes-O’Loughlin) Foundation. She is Chair of the mortgage broking fintech, Lendi and a Pro-Chancellor of Western Sydney University. Holly’s previous governance roles include the Boards of Australia Post (Deputy Chair), Nine Entertainment, AMP Limited, and Telstra Clear (NZ).  Holly was also the recipient of the Sir Charles McGrath Award for a distinguished career in Marketing.

Stuart Marshall, BEcon, MBA 

Treasurer
9 April 2014 – present

Stuart recently retired as a partner of 20 years with KPMG specialising in audit and advisory in real estate and construction sectors.  He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand and is a registered company auditor. 

Bill Marynissen

Bill Marynissen, B. Bus.

Director
December 2021 – present

Bill Marynissen has over 30 years’ financial markets experience and retired in 2019. As an Executive Director at Macquarie Bank, he held leadership roles in its FICC and Banking and Financial Services Groups. Bill also served as Macquarie Group’s Integrity Officer from 2009-2013 and on the Sydney Futures Exchange Board. He is currently a Non Executive Director at The Funding Network, a charity focussed on supporting grass roots for purpose enterprises.

Professor Cav. Simon Mordant AO

Director
28 April 2020 – present

Simon is the Executive Co-Chairman at Luminis Partners with experience as a director of the Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australian Commissioner for the Venice Biennale, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Deputy President of the Takeovers Panel 2000-2010. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, former Chairman of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Chairman of the NSW Visual Arts Board, a Vice Chair of MOMA PS1 in New York, a Trustee of the American Academy in Rome, a member of the International Council of the MOMA in New York, a director of the Garvan Research Foundation, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Tate International Council. He is enterprise Professor at The Centre of Visual Art (CoVA) at the University of Melbourne, and Inaugural International Ambassador for Gallerie dell’Accademia Museum in Venice.

Michael Pain, B. Sc. (Hons),  MBA (INSEAD), MAICD   

Director
18 April 1997 – present

Michael retired as a Managing Director from Accenture in 2017, after a career leading various businesses across Australia, SE Asia and Asia Pacific including practices such as Strategy, Management Consulting, Finance & Risk.  Michael also led the Analytics practice in Australia, as part of Accenture Digital, and the corporate citizenship activities of Accenture.   Michael’s current activities include NFP Directorships, start up investing and consulting, and an active family life.  He is currently also a Director of Child Fund Australia.  

Emile Sherman

Director
18 November 2019 – present

Emile is the managing director of See-Saw Films which he co-founded in 2008. See-Saw has produced a number of prestigious film and television projects, including six time Academy Award® nominated Lion, the four time Academy Award® winning film The Kings Speech and the Emmy Award winning Top of the Lake series. He is a director of Fulcrum Media Finance, a specialist film and television financier, and is a director of the animal protection institute Voiceless. He is a former director of the Sydney Writers’ Festival. 

Steve Tucker, BEcon

Director
February 2021 – present

Steve is currently Chairman and Founding Partner at Koda Capital, an independent Private Wealth advisory firm, Non-Executive Chairman of Urbis, Non-Executive Director of FNZ Asia Pacific,  and a founding Non-Executive Director of The Banking and Finance Oath. Previously Steve was CEO of MLC from 2004 until 2013. Steve was a leader in raising the standards for Financial Advisers and advocating for a stronger focus on the ethical obligations of individuals and their accountabilities in delivering financial services. Steve holds a Bachelor Of Economics degree from the University of Western Australia.