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Directors and Company Secretary Information

Directors

The names of the Directors of the Company that held office during and since the end of the financial year are:

Noel H Cornish AM, BSc (Met), MEngSc, FAICD

Non-Executive Director since August 2012 and Chairman since February 2015.

Other Snowy Hydro Responsibilities

Member of the Safety, Operations & Environment Risk, People & Culture and Snowy 2.0 Committees.

Experience and Expertise

Noel was previously the Chief Executive Officer of BlueScope Limited’s Australian and New Zealand businesses, President of North Star BHP LLC in Ohio USA, National President of Ai Group and Deputy Chancellor of the University of Wollongong. Noel was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2017 for his outstanding service through business leadership and community service.

Other Directorships

Chairman of IMB Limited.

Director of Forestry Corporation NSW and UOW Global Enterprises (a subsidiary group of the University of Wollongong).

Paul A Broad, BCom (Hons), MCom (Econ)

Non-Executive Director since June 2013 then Managing Director since July 2013.

Other Snowy Hydro Responsibilities

Member of the Snowy 2.0 Funding Committee and ex-officio attendee of all other Committees.

Experience and Expertise

Prior to joining Snowy Hydro Paul was the Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructure NSW, AAPT, PowerTel, EnergyAustralia, Sydney Water and Hunter Water. In addition he was formerly Chairman of the Hunter Development Corporation.

Other Directorships

Former Director of iiNet Limited.

The Hon. Helen L Coonan, BA, LLB

Non-Executive Director since January 2014.

Other Snowy Hydro Responsibilities

Member of the People & Culture, Snowy 2.0 and Snowy 2.0 Funding Committees.

Experience and Expertise

Helen is a former Senator for New South Wales serving in the Australian Parliament from 1996 to 2011. In Parliament, Helen served as the Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate. She was appointed to Cabinet as the former Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts and was shareholder Minister for Telstra Corporation and Australia Post. She also served as the Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer and had portfolio oversight of the Australian Taxation Office and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. She is the recipient of a Centenary Medal for service to the Australian Parliament.

Other Directorships

Inaugural Chair of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority, and Chair of Minerals Council of Australia, Chair HGL Limited,Chair Place Management NSW and Chair Supervised Investments Limited,, Co Chair GRACosway Pty Limited., Director of Crown Resorts Limited., Obesity Australia Limited, Australian Children’s Television Foundation and Advisory Council Member JP Morgan.

Joycelyn Morton, BEc, FCPA, FCA, FIPA, FGIA, FAICD

Non-Executive Director since August 2012.

Other Snowy Hydro Responsibilities

Chair of the Audit & Compliance Committee and member of the Portfolio Risk and Snowy 2.0 Committees.

Experience and Expertise

Joycelyn has extensive business and accounting experience as an executive and non-executive director in infrastructure, energy, manufacturing, retail and financial services. She held global leadership roles in Australia and internationally within the Shell Group of companies, preceded by senior management roles with Woolworths Limited and Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC). Joycelyn was National President of both CPA Australia and Professionals Australia, she has served on many committees and councils in the private, government and not-for-profit sectors. In 2003 Joycelyn was awarded Life Membership of CPA Australia for her outstanding service to the profession.

Other Directorships

Director of Beach Energy Limited, Argo Investments Limited, Argo Global Listed Infrastructure Limited and ASC Pty Limited.

Formerly a Director of Invocare Limited, Thorn Group Limited, Crane Group Limited, Count Financial Limited and Noni B Limited.

Richard Sheppard, BEc (Hons), FAICD

Non-Executive Director since May 2015.

Other Snowy Hydro Responsibilities

Chair of the People & Culture and Snowy 2.0 Funding Committees, and member of the Snowy 2.0 Committee.

Experience and Expertise

Richard is a former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie Bank Limited and chaired the boards of a number of Macquarie's listed entities. Prior to joining Macquarie Group’s predecessor, Hill Samuel Australia, Richard spent seven years with the Reserve Bank. He has also served as Chairman of the Commonwealth Government's Financial Sector Advisory Council. Richard was Chairman of Eraring Energy from 2012 to 2014, and Chairman of Green State Power from 2014 to 2015.

Other Directorships

Chairman of Dexus Property Group, Director of Star Entertainment Group and the Bradman Foundation.

Leeanne Bond, BE (Chem), MBA, RPEQ, HonFIEAust, CPEng Eng Exec, FAICD

Non-Executive Director since November 2015.

Other Snowy Hydro Responsibilities

Chair of the Safety, Operations & Environment Risk Committee and member of the Portfolio Risk and Snowy 2.0 Committees.

Experience and Expertise

Leeanne has 30 years’ experience across a broad range of industrial sectors including energy, minerals, infrastructure and water resources.

She is the sole director and owner of Breakthrough Energy Pty Limited, a project and business development consulting firm. Prior to this Leeanne held a number of management roles over a 10 year period with Worley in Queensland, including General Manager (Qld, NT & PNG), where she negotiated project alliances and supervised contracts and projects with many Australian and international companies. She is also currently the Executive for Diversity and Inclusion at Downer’s Mining Energy and Industrial division.

Other Directorships

Chair of Synertec Corporation Limited. Director of Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, JKTech and Qado Services. Board member of Clean Energy Finance Corporation.

Formerly a Director of Coffey International Limited and Queensland Building and Construction Commission.

Scott Mitchell, GAICD

Non-Executive Director since 26 March 2019

Other Snowy Hydro Responsibilities

Member of the Audit & Compliance and Snowy 2.0 Committees.

Experience and Expertise

Scott brings a deep knowledge of Federal and State government and a range of skills including public policy, budget management, strategic development and implementation, and stakeholder relations. Scott was formerly the Federal Director of the National Party and has more than 20 years’ experience advising both Federal and State governments, including Adviser to former Trade Minister, the Hon Mark Vaile AO, Policy Manager at the National Farmers’ Federation, and Chief of Staff to the Hon Terry Redman MP, a former Western Australian Minister for Agriculture and Food, Forestry and Corrective Services. Scott has been running his own consultancy since February 2017, advising major Australian companies across a range of sectors on government relations strategies, communications and regulatory issues at a State and Federal level. Scott also does pro bono work with a number of organisations.

Other Directorships

Director of Field and Game Australia.

Karen Moses, BEc, Dip Ed, FAICD

Non-Executive Director since 1 July 2019

Other Snowy Hydro Responsibilities

Chair of the Portfolio Risk Committee and member of the Safety, Operations & Environment Risk and Snowy 2.0 Committees.

Experience and Expertise

Karen was appointed to the Board on July 1, 2019. She previously spent over 30 years in the energy industry covering upstream production, generation, supply and retail with Origin Energy, Exxon and BP. Executive roles included the Finance Strategy Director and COO for Origin Energy. In 2017, she became a member of the Future Security of the National Energy Market Finkel Review Panel.

Other Directorships

Non-Executive Director of Boral Limited, Orica Limited, Charter Hall Limited, Sydney University and Sydney Symphony.

Sandra Dodds, BCom, FCA, GAICD

Non-Executive Director since 1 July 2019

Other Snowy Hydro Responsibilities

Member of the Audit & Compliance, Safety, Operations & Environment Risk and Snowy 2.0 Committees.

Experience and Expertise

Sandra has a broad and diverse industrial background with experience working in highly regulated environments in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Sandra began her career as a chartered accountant at KPMG in New Zealand before transitioning to operational roles. Prior to Sandra’s last role as CEO Urban Infrastructure ANZ at Broadspectrum (formerly known as Transfield Services Ltd) Sandra spent ten years at Downer EDI Limited where Sandra held a number of senior executive leadership roles which included CEO Downer Asia.

Other Directorships

Non-Executive Director of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and ARRB (Australia Road Research Board).

Formerly Chair of TW Power Services Limited and a Director of Sydney Harbour Ferries Limited.

Company Secretary

Praveena Karunaharan, BCom / BSc, CFA

Praveena was appointed Company Secretary on 29 June 2018. She has over 15 years’ experience in senior governance, risk and compliance roles, including current Non-Executive Directorships in the not-for-profit sector.