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Board of Directors




Steven Mace



Qualifications: ADV DIP Electrical Engineering, ADV DIP Facilities Management, AICD (CDC)

Experience and Expertise: Investor, Executive Chairman, CEO, Global and APAC Committee Chairman

Special Responsibilities: Remuneration and Appointments Committee, Nominations Committee, Disciplinary Committee, Football Liaison (NRL and Admin)/Junior League/Pathways (Chair), Investment Committee



Matthew McGrath




Experience and Expertise: Chairman, Australian Turf Club, 20-year retail management

Personal Note: The ATC owns and operates the four Sydney horse racing tracks and facilities, employing up to 300 full time and 1,500 casual team members, turning over $300M per annum. Licensee/Owner of Australis Communications (Telstra Shop) 




Dave Nicholson



Experience and Expertise: Franchisee and Small Business Owner, Business Development Associate with business and sports administration experience, Executive and President of De La Salle Junior Rugby League Football Club. 

Special Responsibilities: Stadium Sub-committee, Football Liaison (NRL and Admin)/Junior League/Pathways.



Martin Kennedy



Qualifications: Cert IV in Banking Services, Cert IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking, GAICD (Foundation for Directors)

Experience and Expertise: Executive Director – Head of Capital Advisory - PKF Hospitality, Board Director – Aureus Mining Limited.

Special Responsibilities: Audit and Risk Committee, Investment Committee (Chairman


David Blackett



Qualifications:  Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying, Accredited Building Certifier

Experience and Expertise: Company Director of Blackett Maguire + Goldsmith (Accredited Building Certification). Specialised consultant & certifier in government projects and sporting infrastructure & facilities.

Special Responsibilities: Building Committee (Chairman), Remuneration & Appointments Committee (Chairman), Nominations Committee (Chairman) and Disciplinary Committee.


Patrick Bourke



B. Comm (UNSW) – Accounting and Finance 1989         
M Comm (UNSW) - Marketing and Strategy 1997

Experience and Expertise: Extensive experience as a Chartered Accountant, Financial Controller, Corporate Accounts Manager, General Manager and currently Owner/Managing Director

Personal note: Other Directorships include First Botanicals, EPG and Elevate at Work Superannuation, lives in Cronulla, has a long association with Cronulla Surf Life Saving Club and has worked with the Sharks as Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee drawing on experience as a Managing Director of two large Security and Risk Advisory companies 


Mark Deutsch

Vice-Chairman, Director


Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws (UNSW)

Experience and Expertise: Company Director, Lawyer 

Special Responsibilities: Chairman of Disciplinary Committee, Remuneration and Appointments Committee, Member of Nominations Committee