THE HON JOHN BRUMBY AO
Chair

The Hon John Brumby was appointed as Chairperson of the Trust on 11 August 2017 for a period of three years. Mr Brumby is the former Premier of Victoria (2007 – 2010) and has immense experience in public life, serving for more than 10 years as Treasurer and then Premier of Victoria, six years as Leader of the Victorian Opposition and seven years as Federal MHR for Bendigo during the Hawke Government.

Since retiring from politics, Mr Brumby has accepted a number of appointments in both the business and not-for-profit sectors. He is Chairman of the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) Superannuation Fund and Chairman of Citywide Service Solutions Pty Ltd. In the not for profit sector, Mr Brumby is Chairman of the Fred Hollows Foundation and a member of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute.

Mr Brumby was installed as Chancellor of La Trobe University in March of 2019 and is also an Enterprise Professor at the University of Melbourne.

Mr Brumby is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and in 2017 was recognised as an Officer in the Order of Australia for his contribution to regional development and biomedical innovation.
MS SANDRA (SAM) ANDERSEN
Trustee

Ms Andersen was reappointed to the Trust on 1 July 2019 for a term concluding on 31 December 2021. She is an experienced financial services Senior Executive, Non-executive Director and Audit Committee Chair. She is also a Chair of Beyond Bank Australia, Chair of the Australian Packaging Covenant Limited, Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Agriculture Victoria Services Pty Ltd, Director and Chair of the Audit Risk Management Committee of Hearing Australia and Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of Victorian Land Registry Services. In January of 2015, Ms Andersen was appointed as Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee for the Department of Premier and Cabinet. Ms Andersen has a Bachelor of Laws and is a Certified Practicing Accountant. She is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
MR MICHAEL BURN
Trustee

Mr Burn was appointed to the Trust for three years commencing 31 July 2019. He has a strong background in finance having spent over thirty years in investment banking, primarily with the Macquarie Group.

Mr Burn is Chairman of the Advisory Board of PFD Food Services, a leading national food wholesale and distribution company. He is also a Director of the St. Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research.

From 2011 to 2016 Mr Burn was Chairman of the Victoria Racing Club, having served as Director for seven years prior to his appointment as Chairman.
MS MARIE JACKSON
Trustee

Ms Jackson was reappointed to the Trust for a further three years commencing 22 June 2017. With rich experience in the tourism, business meetings and communication industries, Ms Jackson is an executive director of Solterbeck Events. Solterbeck works with companies to help increase the engagement and performance of their employees and channel partners through the planning and execution of incentive travel, conferences and events. Ms Jackson is a former senior executive of major communication agencies in Australia and New Zealand and, in that capacity, has been a member of the M&C Saatchi worldwide board, a regional partner of Publicis Mojo and a board director of Ogilvy & Mather. Ms Jackson is also a board director of the Indigenous Art Code.
MR JONATHAN METCALFE
Trustee

Mr Metcalfe was reappointed to the Trust for a further three years commencing 1 July 2019. He currently acts as a Senior Strategic Advisor to LEK Consulting, as well as also being the Principal of JNM Advisory Services Pty Ltd. Mr Metcalfe is also an Australian British Chamber of Commerce Councillor and also a member of the Victorian Department of Transport’s Audit, Risk and Integrity Committee.

Prior to this Mr Metcalfe was the Public Transport Lead Advisor to PwC and before this was Chief Executive Officer of Transdev Australasia (formally Veolia Transport Australasia) from December 2009 to January 2015 and having previously served as Executive Chairman of Veolia Transport’s metropolitan rail business in Melbourne from January 2008.

Prior to coming to Melbourne, he was Chief Executive Officer of Great North Eastern Railway (GNER) in the United Kingdom. Mr Metcalfe has extensive experience in passenger transport and a diverse background in human resources, customer service and general management, and was named ‘Safety Ambassador of the Year’ by Safe Work Australia in 2013.
MS DIANA TAYLOR
Trustee

Ms Taylor was appointed to the Trust commencing July 2018. She is regionally based in Geelong, is the Vice President of the Geelong Football Club and has been a Club Director since 2010.

Ms Taylor is a commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience at top tier law firms, as senior in-house counsel and is currently the General Counsel for Netball Australia. In 2009, Ms Taylor established her own consultancy business specialising in workplace relations, strategy and governance and in 2016 was awarded the Telstra Business Woman of the Year for Victoria (Corporate and Private).

Ms Taylor has been an AFL administrator for 20 years’ and is the first woman to chair a Metropolitan Men’s Football League as President. She was the first woman appointed to the VFL Tribunal and chaired the ground breaking VicHealth/AFL Victoria Fair Game Respect Matters Program to develop football clubs as inclusive environments for woman and girls.

Ms Taylor is also the Chair of GOTAFE, Geelong’s community hospice Anam Cara House Geelong, the Geelong Football Club’s Governance Committee and is a Geelong Authority Board Member.