Director and Company Secretary / Chief Operating Officer
Louise has over 22 years of 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. With a background as a lawyer, risk and governance professional, Louise’s executive role within the Group is currently as Chief Operating Officer with broad oversight to lead delivery of our strategic plan and other functions.
She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Governance Institute of Australia and the Chartered Governance Institute, and a member of Chief Executive Women and the Law Society of New South Wales.
As a very community minded person, since 2015 Louise has been a Director and for the past 5 years the President (and Chairperson) of Netball NSW, one of Australia’s largest state sporting bodies supporting the highest participation team sport for women and girls in both NSW and across the country. Through that voluntary position Louise also served as Chair of the NSW Swifts and GIANTS Netball playing in the largest professional women’s sports league in Australia, Suncorp Super Netball.
A graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon (2006 - Reserve), Louise formally served for over 15 years as a Reservist in the Royal Australian Corps of Military Police and Australian Army Legal Corps obtaining the rank of Captain. She is currently a Director of RSL NSW, the largest veterans’ charity in Australia.
Louise is also an elected Councillor of Sutherland Shire Council.