2:07 PM, 25°C POSSIBLE SHOWER. Wed 01 Apr 2015(SYDNEY TIME)

Board of Directors


Max Moore-Wilton AC, BEc


Max was appointed as Chairman of ASX-listed Sydney Airport in 2006, having previously been the Executive Chairman of Sydney Airport Corporation Limited, the operator of Sydney (Kingsford-Smith) Airport, from 2002.

Max is the former Chairman of ASX-listed Southern Cross Media Group Limited and a former Chairman of Airports Council International.

From 1996 Max was Secretary to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet where he oversaw fundamental reform to the Commonwealth Public Service. Max has had a distinguished career in both the private and public sectors. He has held positions as either chairman or board member of a number of major Commonwealth and State business enterprises, and has extensive experience in the transport sector.


Trevor Gerber, BAcc, CA


Trevor is the Chairman of the Sydney Airport Audit and Risk Committee.

Trevor is an independent non executive director of the following ASX-listed entities: Tassal Group Limited, Novion Property Group, Leighton Holdings Limited and Regis Healthcare Limited. He has been a professional director since 2000. He previously worked for Westfield Holdings Limited for 14 years as Group Treasurer and subsequently as Director of Funds Management responsible for Westfield Trust and Westfield America Trust.


Hon. Michael Lee, BSc, BE, FIE Aust


Michael is chairman of the Sydney Airport Safety, Security, Environment and Health Committee and chairman of Communications Alliance. He is a former director of DUET, Superpartners and former Chair of the NSW TAFE Commission Board.

Michael served in the Australian Parliament for 17 years, and held a number of senior positions in both government and opposition, including as Minister for Tourism, Communications and the Arts in the Keating Government. 


John Roberts, LLB


John is a Director of ASX-listed DEUT Group and ASX-listed Macquarie Atlas Roads Limited. He is also non executive Chairman of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), a division that has around $100 billion of assets under management. 

His previous roles within Macquarie Group include Head of Europe, Joint Head of Macquarie Capital Advisers, Global Head of Macquarie Capital Funds (prior to it being renamed MIRA), Chairman of Macquarie Infrastructure Company and Executive Chairman of Macquarie Funds Group.


Stephen Ward, LLB


Stephen is the chairman of the Sydney Airport Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He is a commercial partner of Simpson Grierson, one of New Zealand’s largest law firms. During most of the period from 1992 until 2012 Mr Ward was a member of Simpson Grierson’s board of management and he continues to be consulted by the firm on strategic issues.

Mr Ward is also a Director of Sovereign Assurance Company Limited, Deputy Chair of the Life Flight Trust, a member of the Governance Board of Wellington Free Ambulance and a member of the New Zealand Rugby Union Appeal Council. 


Ann Sherry AO, BA, Grad Dip IR, FAICD, FIPAA, HonDLitt Macq


Ann is CEO of Carnival Australia, a division of Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise ship operator which owns P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Cunard, Holland America, Seabourn and others which make up more than 70 per cent of the Australian and New Zealand cruise market. 

Ann is also a non-executive director of ING Direct (Australia), The Myer Family Company Holdings Pty Ltd, Australian Rugby Union and Cape York Partnership, as well as Chair of Safe Work Australia and Chair of the Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA) Australasia. She previously served as First Assistant Secretary, Office of the Status of Women in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, and was formerly the CEO of Bank of Melbourne and Westpac New Zealand.


Kerrie Mather BA, MComm

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Ms Mather was appointed as Sydney Airport’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in July 2011, and has over 18 years of international aviation and transport experience and expertise. She is Deputy Chair of the Tourism and Transport Forum’s advisory board and is on the World Governing Board of Airports Council International. Ms Mather has worked with airports in multiple international jurisdictions, including as a director on the boards of a number of UK and European airports. She has been CEO of the Sydney Airport Group since it was privatised in 2002. In 2011, she led the sale of Brussels and Copenhagen Airports through an asset swap with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and the acquisition of a further interest in Sydney Airport. In 2013, she led the corporate restructure and simplification of the ASX-listed Sydney Airport. Sydney Airport Limited now owns 100 per cent of Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport.