Warren Truss AC
The Hon Warren Truss A.C was appointed to the ARTC Board as Chairman on 21 April 2018. Previously Warren served as a Member of the House of Representatives for 26 years including more than 8 years as Federal Leader of the National Party. He served as a Minister for more than 12 years including as Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Minister for Community Services, and Minister for Trade. As Australia’s 16th Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Warren was responsible for the delivery of several major Australian Government infrastructure investments including the development and early funding for the Inland Rail project.
Prior to entering Federal Parliament, Warren served in Local Government for 14 years, holding many roles including Councillor and Chairman of the Kingaroy Shire Council and President of the Burnett Local Government Association. He was also Chairman of the Sugar Coast Burnett Regional Tourism Board. Warren was a Member of the State Council and State Executive of the Queensland Graingrowers Association and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Bulk Grains Queensland. As a young farmer Warren was a foundation member of the Kumbia Rural Youth Club and went on to serve as State and National President of the Rural Youth Organisation.
Mr Mark Campbell is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at ARTC, overseeing a team of more than 1,900 people in five states across Australia who manage the transit of around 440 trains per day. With more than 30 years of international experience in light and heavy industrial fields, Mark joined ARTC in April 2020 from leading construction materials firm Holcim, where he led the company’s Australia and New Zealand divisions for eight years. A civil engineer by trade, Mark also has significant board experience as a former director of Holcim Australia and New Zealand, Cement Australia, Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia, Penrith Lakes Development Corporation, Skills DMC and Metromix.
Mr David Saxelby was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 December 2016. David has had a highly successful 30-year career in construction, infrastructure contracting and major projects. He was previously the Managing Director of Thiess and most recently the Chief Executive Officer of Lendlease’s Construction and Infrastructure Business. David has been responsible for delivering many of Australia’s iconic major projects, including the ANZAC Bridge, Darling Harbour Convention Centre, Lane Cove Tunnel, Epping to Chatswood Underground Rail Link and NorthConnex. David has held a number of senior industry positions as President and Board member of Australian Constructors Association, Board member of Roads Australia, Board member of Infrastructure Partnership Association and Board member of the Minerals Council of Australia. David was listed in the Top 100 Engineers in Australia for four consecutive years and is a Non-Executive Director of the Office of Projects Victoria Advisory Board.
Ms Jennifer Seabrook was appointed to the ARTC Board as Non-Executive Director on 1 December 2016. Jennifer is a chartered accountant and has had an executive career in mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets, and financial advisory. She is the Independent Chair of ASX listed Deterra Royalties Limited and holds directorships at BGC (Australia) Pty Ltd, Esther Investments and HBF Health Limited. Previous Non-Executive Director roles include West Australian Newspapers, Bank of Western Australia, Western Power Corporation, MMG Limited, IRESS Limited, Iluka Resources Limited, Alinta Gas and Western Australian Treasury Corporation. Jennifer’s former advisory panel memberships include ASIC’s External Advisory Group, the Takeovers Panel, Corporations Law Simplification Task Force and WA Pearling Industry Advisory Panel.
Ms Rosheen Garnon was appointed to the ARTC Board as a Non-Executive Director on 21 November 2018. Rosheen is a seasoned professional services expert with over 29 years’ experience in the accounting industry. Rosheen’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting Major) and Bachelor of Law from the Australian National University. She is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand, a Chartered Tax Advisor and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Rosheen is Chair and a Non-Executive Director of Alexium International Group Limited; a Non-Executive Director of Resolution Life Australia; and Deputy Chair of the Australia Council for the Arts. She is also Chair of the Board of Taxation. Her volunteer and Not for Profit Roles include a Non-Executive Director of The Smith Family; Member of the University of Sydney Finance Committee; Non-Executive Director of Venues NSW; a Non- Executive Director of Creative Partnerships Australia; and a Non-Executive Director of Women Corporate Directors.
Mr Ryan Arrold was appointed to the ARTC Board as Non-Executive Director on 30 March 2022. Ryan is a lawyer, corporate advisor, company director and founder with more than 20 years international experience. Currently, Ryan is a co-founder of Nautilus Life Sciences, an advisory and investments business focusing on the development and commercialisation of Australian medical innovations. Previously, Ryan worked as a corporate & projects lawyer with leading New York firm Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom LLP and as a corporate advisor with J.P. Morgan, both roles focussing on global emerging markets debt & equity finance transactions in the power, infrastructure and transport sectors. Ryan also spent time in Asian principal infrastructure investment and agribusiness, most notably co-founding (and exiting) dairy distributor Aspen Nutritionals Hong Kong. Ryan holds Masters’ degrees in laws and criminology from the University of Sydney and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ms Keira Brennan was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 30 March 2022. Keira is a corporate lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience advising in the energy and resources sectors. She has been a Partner of several leading law firms including Minter Ellison, Clayton Utz and currently at Norton Rose Fulbright where she heads up the company’s Infrastructure, Mining and Commodities team in Australia. Keira is also a former Director of the Energy and Resources Law Association Board.
The Hon Katrina Hodgkinson is a Director of several Australian Boards. She is Chair of the Realise Business Board and Chair of the multi-billion dollar Holdmark Property Group’s Advisory Board. Katrina Hodgkinson is Vice Chair of Korean Metals Exploration, a Board Member of Shake It Up Australia Foundation (in affiliation with the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research), and she is a NSW Patron of the Justice Reform Initiative. Katrina is immediate past Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs at Australia’s Academic and Research Network. She has been a NSW Justice of the Peace for the past 30 years, has a Masters in Business Administration, and she is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Katrina was involved in both State and Federal parliaments for over 21 years, as a Minister and Assistant Minister in the NSW Government with the portfolios of Primary Industries (including Lands and Water), Small Business, and Tourism and Major Events and as a senior adviser in the Howard Government. As a Member of Parliament representing the large inland regional NSW electorates of Burrinjuck and Cootamundra, Katrina represented the railway townships of Goulburn, Cootamundra and Junee for nearly 20 years and she has extensive experience in working with railway communities, managing cultural change and driving reform in regional areas. Katrina has been involved with both the Inland Railway and the operations of the ARTC since their inception.