Director and Company Secretary / Chief Operating Officer
Louise has over 20 years’ experience as a business adviser, leader, Board Chair and Director with broad management skills leading diverse teams in professional (legal), heavy industry, sporting and military environments. A practising lawyer, risk and governance professional, Louise has broad operational oversight to lead delivery of the Group’s strategic plan with responsibility for the Risk, Legal, Human Resources, Digital/IT, Corporate Affairs and Secretariat functions.
She holds a First Class Bachelor’s degree and two Masters of Law, together with several other post-graduate qualifications in corporate governance, risk, leadership, military law and safety, among others.
Louise is a Chartered Secretary, Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and the Chartered Governance Institute (FGIA FCG (CS, CSP)) and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD). She holds an unrestricted practising certificate with the Law Society of New South Wales.
A graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon (Reserve) Louise served for over 13 years as an Army Legal Officer and now acts as a Director of the Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch) (RSL NSW).
In a voluntary capacity Louise is currently the President (and Chairperson) of Netball NSW, one of Australia’s largest state sporting bodies and Chairs the NSW Swifts and GIANTS Netball Clubs playing in the largest professional women’s sports league in Australia, Suncorp Super Netball.