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Josh Kelly

Josh Kelly

Height:
184cm
Weight:
82kg
Recruited from:
East Brighton (Vic)/Sandringham U18
Debut:
2014
Games:
94
Goals:
62

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Tony Shepherd AO - Chairman


Tony Shepherd AO was President of the Business Council of Australia from November 2011 to March 2014 and Chairman of the National Commission of Audit from 22nd October 2013 to 2nd May 2014.

 
Tony was appointed Chairman of the WestConnex Delivery Authority in NSW in October 2013.  WestConnex is Australia’s largest infrastructure project involving over 33km of tunnels.
 
On 10 September 2014 Tony was appointed Chairman of Macquarie Specialised Asset Management Limited. MSAM is Manager of unlisted Funds investing in largely offshore infrastructure. The only Australian asset is Hobart Airport.
 
Tony was Chairman of listed company Transfield Services from 2005-2013.  Tony’s career in Transfield began in 1979. He pioneered private sector development and ownership of infrastructure.
 
Tony’s early career was as a Federal Public Servant working in defence procurement and research and development, including a three year posting to Washington DC.
 
Tony oversaw the public listing of Transfield Services Limited and the listings of Transurban Limited and the ConnectEast Group. He was Chairman of ConnectEast.
 
He has been involved in nation building for most of his career with a portfolio of roles and projects that includes NASA tracking stations, the Moomba to Sydney Gas Pipeline, the Anzac Warships, the Sydney Harbour Tunnel, the CityLink and EastLink toll ways in Victoria, the Walsh Bay Redevelopment in Sydney and a range of water treatment plants, power stations, roads, railways and tramways.
 
He is a Director of Virgin Australia International Holdings Pty Ltd, Chairman of the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust, Chairman of ASTRA and an adviser to Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.

Joseph Carrozzi - Deputy Chairman

Deputy Chairman. Chair, GWS GIANTS Audit & Risk Committee.

Joseph holds a BComm/LLB (UNSW) and he is admitted as a Barrister in NSW.  He is also a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

He is Managing Partner, PwC, where his responsibility is to lead the firm's Sydney office, the firm's largest market location in Australia. He also advises some of the largest ASX companies as well as State and Federal government bodies. He has been a partner in the Big 4 professional services firms since 1995, where he has held a number of leadership and managing partner roles for over 15 years.

Joseph is also committed to a number of not for profit community Boards, in addition to the GWS GIANTS, including:
- Chairman, Italian Chamber of Commerce & Industry
- Board Of Governors & Chairman of Foundation, Centenary Institute for Medical Research
- Board Member and Audit Committee Member, Local Organising Committee for the AFC Asian Cup 2015
- Audit Committee Member, Athletics Australia
- Board Member, NSW Government's Multicultural Business Advisory Panel (MBAP)
- Board Member, European Australian Business Council (EABC)

He was raised in the Western Sydney suburb of Liverpool and is eager to promote the growth and success of the Greater Western Sydney region.

Christine Cawsey AM

Principal of Rooty Hill High School. 

Immediate Past President of NSW Secondary Principals' Council.

Christine has a Masters degree in educational administration. She is an author and well known national and international presenter in education. She is a qualified mentor and professional coach.

She is a member of the board of The Smith Family, The Australian Council of Educations Leaders and has worked in recent years to strengthen the link between schools and philanthropy.

In December 2008, Christine was named one of Sydney’s 100 Most Influential People by the Sydney Morning Herald and in 2009 was awarded the Hedley Beare Prize for Educational Writing by Australian Council for Education Leaders.

Christine lives and works in  Western Sydney, giving her a strong perspective on equity and social justice. She has a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing western Sydney and  the role AFL can play in promoting and supporting the community.

Peter Taylor

Managing Director of AUTOCO group.

Previously President of the Belconnen Football Club.

Previously business advisor for ACT Government.

Peter has had a positive influence on various boards such as: Chairman sudden infant death association: President Phillip Business District Association: President Belconnen FC and VP of Magpies Sports club. He has also consulted as business advisor for ACT Government.

As past chairman of the Belconnen Magpies FC, he oversaw the acquisition of licensed premises and a golf course. Belconnen FC is now one of the most successful teams in the NSW/ACT region.

As head of the ACT4GWS campaign, he helped gain over 5000 support pledges from the ACT public and committed financial support from both the community and government sectors.

Peter is currently Chairman of MIG, a property and investment company and joint venture partner on property development.

Peter has had a long involvement with AFL and is a life member with Belconnen FC, playing for the club for 32 years, 235 first grade games, ACT representative player, coached junior footy for the ten years, 5 times best and fairest winner, and recent inductee into the ACT Hall of Fame.

Andrew Stevens

Andrew Stevens is a Non-executive Director and was formerly the managing Director of IBM Australia and New Zealand.

Andrew graduated in Commerce from UNSW and started his career at Price Waterhouse in 1981and progressed to manage the Asia Pacific consulting practice.

With the merger with Coopers and Lybrand, Andrew returned from Singapore to manage the integration of the Australian and New Zealand management consulting practices.

Andrew joined IBM in 2002 when the company acquired PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (PwCC). In 2009, after leading IBM’s Global Business Services (GBS) in Asia Pacific, Andrew was appointed Managing Partner, Growth Markets, where he was responsible for the performance of the operations in Asia Pacific, Latin America, Central Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Andrew is also a Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra and CEDA and is a member of the Advisory Executive of the UNSW School of Business, The Chief of the Defence Force's Gender Equality Advisory Board and the Male Champions of Change, a group of CEOs and Directors working with the Sex Discrimination Commissioner to make gender equality a reality.

Andrew is a chartered accountant and graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting, Finance and Systems, and a Master of Commerce specialising in Marketing.

Michael Costello AO

Michael is the Chief Executive Officer of ActewAGL. Before his appointment to ActewAGL in 2008, he was Managing Director of ACTEW Corporation, a member of the ACTEW Board and a member of the ActewAGL Joint Venture Partnerships Board from 2003.

Michael is a member of the Advisory Council of the Australian National University's Crawford School of Economics and Government.

Michael was previously Deputy-Managing Director of the Australian Stock Exchange. He was Chief of Staff to the Hon Kim Beazley AC, a former Labor Opposition Leader and to the Hon Bill Hayden AC when he was the Minister for Foreign Affairs. Michael has been the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Department of Industrial Relations. He has held a number of diplomatic posts including Ambassador to the United Nations.

Michael holds degrees in arts and law. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He received an Order of Australia (AO) in 1996 for international relations.

ADRIAN FONSECA

Born in India and raised in Western Sydney, Adrian Fonseca has over two decades’ professional work experience in the law and investment banking in Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore and London having been a director of Macquarie Bank, Deutsche Bank and Barclays Bank as well as a solicitor at law firms Allens and Ashurt. 

Adrian is currently the owner/co-founder and director of Oxanda Education, a large child care operator with significant and growing Western Sydney interests.

 

 

REBEKAH GILES


Rebekah Giles is a partner of law firm Kennedys in Sydney. Specialising in reputational risk, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Rebekah has acted in some of Australia’s most high profile, high value and commercially sensitive disputes.

Prior to her current position with Kennedys, Rebekah previously held roles at a number of other leading firms including Minter Ellison, Holding Redlich and Lloyd’s of London.

Rebekah has a specialist expertise in sports law having represented the Australian Olympic Committee for over a decade and she also serves as the Chair of the Board of Governors at the Centennial Parklands Foundation.





CATHERINE MATTHEWS


Catherine Matthews is a Customer Experience Specialist working at Macquarie Group in Sydney with a focus on digital innovation, consumer behaviour, and realising the power of brand.

Catherine has a strong focus on the strength of diversity to create new experiences, and how organisations can maximise human capital to achieve business outcomes.

 

 

 

 

 

Melissa Doyle AM

DOYLE_MELISSA.jpgMelissa Doyle AM joined the board in March, 2018 after holding a number of roles with the GIANTS since their inception, including Chair of the GIANTS Foundation since 2013 as well as being the Club’s inaugural Number One ticket holder. 

Melissa is one of Australia’s most respected journalists and one of television’s most recognisable faces thanks to a long and distinguished media career with the Seven Network, having hosted the network’s flagship breakfast show Sunrise for eleven years and hosting weekly news and current affair program Sunday Night since 2015. 

She was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2016 for her “significant service to the community through representational roles with a range of charitable groups and to the broadcast media.”