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. 

Stephen Brady AO, CVO, BA (Hons)

Director
11 December 2018 – present

Stephen’s career spanned 36 years in government with his last position as Ambassador to France. He was also Ambassador to Sweden and later to The Netherlands where he was Australia’s Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court. He was the Chief of Staff to two Governors-General and a Senior Adviser to the Prime Minister on two occasions.  Stephen sits on the boards of the National Gallery of Australia, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, the Europe Australia Business Council and the AFP Commissioner’s Advisory Council. He is Adjunct Professor of International Relations at Bond University. 

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. 

Caroline Lovell, BA LLB (Hon)

Director
17 December 2015 – present

Caroline is a lawyer with extensive experience in regulatory strategy, stakeholder relationships and major projects management (most recently as the Chief Regulatory Officer of NBN Co).  Prior to her role at NBN, she was joint head of the Telecommunications, Media & Technology Group at Clayton Utz and has advised clients on a wide range of high value commercial and regulatory projects for government and private sector clients in the telecommunications, defence and infrastructure sectors.  She has also been a Board member of Communications Alliance.  

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. 

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. 

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. 

Michelle Tredenick, B Sc, FAICD, F Fin 

Director
28 October 2013 – present

Ms Tredenick is an experienced company director and corporate advisor with over 30 years’ experience in leading Australian businesses. Ms Tredenick is currently a Non-Executive Director of  Insurance Australia Group Limited (IAG), Bank of Queensland (BOQ), Cricket Australia, First Sentier Investors Holdings Pty Limited and Urbis Pty Ltd. She is a member of the Senate of the University of Queensland (UQ) as well as sitting on the board of The Ethics Centre. She also has her own consulting business advising Boards and CEOs on strategy and technology and the successful management of large investment and transformation programs. 

Rob Wannan AOM, BA(Hons) LLB, FAICD

Non-Executive Director
9 April 2014 – present

Rob is a lawyer and company director with over forty years’ experience in corporate, commercial and property law. He is a Director of a number of companies associated with ANZ involved in securitisation and bond trading and a member of the Advisory Board of the Symond Family Office and a Director of its various entities. He is a former Chairman of Kemp Strang Lawyers, Knox Grammar School Council and Rock Eisteddfod Challenge Foundation.  Rob is also a former Trustee of the Sydney Opera House Trust and former chair of its Building and Heritage Committee and the Conservation Council. He was also a director of Aussie Home Loans Limited and companies associated with the Swire Group in Australia.