David Gonski AC BCom, LLB, FAICD (Life), FCPANon-executive Director
David was appointed as a non-executive director of SAL in October 2018 and appointed Chairman on 21 May 2021.
David is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Safety, Security and Sustainability Committee.
He is the Chancellor of the University of New South Wales, President of the Art Gallery of NSW Trust, Non-Executive Chairman of Barrenjoey Capital Partners Group Holdings Pty Ltd and a member of the Board of the Lowy Institute for International Policy. He is the former Chairman of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (February 2014 – October 2020).
David was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2007 and received the Centenary Medal in 2003.
John Roberts LLBNon-executive Director
John was appointed as a Sydney Airport director in October 2009 and appointed non-executive director of SAL in October 2013. He is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.
He is the Chair of Axicom and non-executive Chairman of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) and serves on a number of boards and investment committees within MIRA, a division that has around $130 billion of assets under management. He is a former director of DUET Group (May 2004 – June 2015) and Atlas Arteria Limited (previously known as Macquarie Atlas Roads Limited).
John joined Macquarie Group in 1991 and previously held roles within Macquarie Group including Head of Europe, Joint Head of Macquarie Capital Advisers, Global Head of Macquarie Capital Funds (prior to it being renamed MIRA), chairman of NYSE-listed Macquarie Infrastructure Company and executive chairman of Macquarie Funds Group.
Stephen Ward LLBNon-executive Director
Stephen was appointed as a Sydney Airport director in February 2011 and appointed non-executive director of SAL in October 2013. He is the Chairman of the Safety, Security and Sustainability Committee.
Mr Ward is a non-executive director of several New Zealand companies including SecureFuture Wiri Limited, Restaurant Brands New Zealand Limited, Renaissance Holdings New Zealand and TCF Commercial Finance New Zealand Limited. He is a member of the National Provident Fund Trust Board and holds voluntary positions on the boards of Wellington Free Ambulance, including its Investment Management Committee, and deputy Chair of the Life Flight Trust.
Stephen is the independent Chair of the Advisory Council for the Financial Dispute Resolution Service and a consultant to Simpson Grierson, one of New Zealand’s largest law firms.
Ann Sherry AO BA, Grad Dip IR, FAICD, FIPAA, HonDLitt MacqNon-executive Director
Ann was appointed as a non-executive director of SAL in May 2014. She is Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Safety, Security and Sustainability Committee.
Ann is the Chair of UNICEF Australia and ASX-listed ENERO (since January 2020) and currently holds non-executive roles with ASX-listed National Australia Bank (since November 2017), Infrastructure Victoria, Cape York Partnerships, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Ann is the Australian Co-Chair of the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum.
She is an Adviser, the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Australia. She was previously at Westpac for 12 years and was the Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Melbourne and Westpac New Zealand.
The Australian Government awarded Ann the Centenary Medal in 2001 and in 2004 she was awarded an Order of Australia. In 2015, Ann was named as the overall winner of the Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence Award.
Ann is the Australian Co-Chair of the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum.
Grant Fenn BEc, CANon-executive Director
Grant was appointed as a non-executive director of SAL in October 2015. He is a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Safety, Security and Sustainability Committee.
Grant has been the managing director and Chief Executive Officer of ASX-listed Downer Group since July 2010. He has over 30 years’ experience in operational management, strategic development and financial management. Mr Fenn was previously a member of the Qantas Executive Committee, chairman of Star Track Express and a director of Australian Air Express.
He held a number of senior roles at Qantas including executive general manager of Strategy and Investments and executive general manager – Associated Businesses, responsible for the Airports, Freight, Flight Catering and Qantas Holidays businesses.
Abi Cleland BA BCom, MBA, GAICDNon-executive Director
Abi was appointed as a non-executive director of SAL in April 2018 and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
She is currently a non-executive director of ASX-listed Computershare Limited (since February 2018), Coles Group Limited (since November 2018), Orora Limited (since February 2014) as well as Swimming Australia (since June 2015). Abi has extensive global experience in strategy, M&A, digital and running businesses. This has been gained from senior executive roles in the industrial, retail, agriculture and financial services companies as well as from her time as Managing Director of an advisory firm.