The Board acts in the best interests of ASC as a whole and on behalf of the shareholder (currently the Minister, representing the Government) and is accountable to shareholders for the overall strategic direction, management and corporate governance of the Group.

Bruce Carter



Director since 1 January 2010.

Bruce is a long-serving Director and Chair of ASC, joining the board in 2010 and overseeing its successful transformation to a high performing submarine sustainment company following the Coles Review in 2012.

Bruce was appointed ASC Chair in October 2012 and reappointed to the role in 2018.

Bruce is currently a Director of Bank of Queensland Ltd, Aventus Property Ltd, Crown Resorts Ltd, One Rail Australia and AIG Australia Ltd.

He is a former partner of Ferrier Hodgson and Ernst and Young.

Dr Rosalind (Ros) Dubs FTSE FAICD

Non-Executive Director

BSc (Hons), Dr. ès. Sc., FTSE, FAICD

Director since 1 May 2013.

Ros is currently a Non-Executive Director of ANU Enterprise Pty Ltd, Astronomy Australia Ltd, SmartSat CRC Ltd and Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Ltd.

Other former positions include: Director of Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, Taronga Conservation Society, Structural Monitoring Systems Plc, Deputy Vice-Chancellor University of Technology Sydney, senior executive roles with Thales SA in Germany, France and Australia, and with Airservices Australia, the Australian National University, and CSIRO.

Joycelyn Morton

Non-Executive Director


Director since 1 January 2017.

Joycelyn has an extensive business and accounting background and has held senior executive and board roles across several industries in the corporate and government sectors.

Joycelyn is currently a Non-Executive Director of Argo Investments Limited, Argo Global Listed Infrastructure Limited, Snowy Hydro Ltd, Beach Energy Limited, Felix Group Holdings Ltd and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee for Felix Group Holdings Ltd.

In 2003 Joycelyn was awarded Life Membership to CPA Australia for her outstanding services to the profession.

Stuart Whiley

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

BSc (Hons), FIEAust, CPEng, GAICD

Stuart was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ASC Pty Ltd in February 2018, after holding the position of Interim Chief Executive Officer from July 2014.

Stuart has a career with ASC spanning more than 30 years, fulfilling various submarine program, projects, schedule and systems engineering roles within the business. In 2005 he was appointed General Manager, Collins Class Submarines, responsible for the Collins Class support activities in both South Australia and Western Australia.

Prior to emigrating to Australia from the UK in 1988, Stuart held a number of engineering roles at BAE, Admiralty Research Establishment and Dowtys working in a naval/weapons environment.

Loretta Reynolds

Non-Executive Director


Director since February 2016.

Loretta has extensive legal experience through her role as Chair and Corporate Partner of national corporate law firm Thomson Geer. Offering more than 20 years’ experience in the legal sector, she specialises in projects, mergers and acquisitions and complex transactional work.

Loretta is currently a Deputy Chair of the Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operations, Non-Executive Director of Root Partnerships Pty Ltd and a Member of the Business Advisory Group for Anacacia Capital.

Paul Rizzo

Non-Executive Director


Director since December 2013.

Paul has extensive experience as a Senior Executive, working for 50 years in general management, finance, telecommunications, banking, manufacturing and defence.

Paul wrote the Defence-commissioned Plan to Reform Support Ship Repair and Management Practices, or Rizzo Report, in 2011, which influenced the improvement of Royal Australian Navy engineering and warship maintenance arrangements.

He has also worked as a Chief Executive Officer, Director and Advisor.

Geoff Rohrsheim

Non-Executive Director

BE (Hons) (Aerospace), MEngSc, GAICD

Director since March 2019.

Geoff has successfully established several innovative businesses in the IT sector and has significant experience as a Company Director.

After completing his studies in engineering at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Geoff served in the Royal Australian Air Force as an Engineering Officer.

In 2017, Geoff was awarded the Pearcey Foundation’s SA Entrepreneur Award, for leadership in business and innovation.

Geoff is currently Chairman of Rebid (RESO) Pty Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of the Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre and Hatch Creations.

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