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Board

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

Chairman

MBA, FCA, FAICD, BEC

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 Director of Bank of Queensland Ltd, Aventus Property Ltd, SkyCity Entertainment Ltd and Genesee and Wyoming Inc.

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

Rosalind (Ros) Dubs FTSE FAICD

Non-Executive Director

BSc (Hons), Dr. ès. Sc., FAICD

Director since 1 May 2013.

Ros is currently a Director of Astronomy Australia Ltd, ANU Enterprise Pty Ltd and the Taronga Conservation Society and former Chair of the Space Industry Innovation Council.

Other former positions include: Director of Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, Director of 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.

Hon Gary Gray

Non-Executive Director

BEc

Director since 1 January 2017. 

Gary is a former General Secretary of the Australian Labor Party. He served as a Federal Parliamentarian between 2007 and 2016 and was distinguished by always serving in the Parliamentary Executive. Gary has a deeply varied business background.

His business background includes an Executive Director role at the WA Institute of Medical Research. He served on the Executive Committee at Woodside Energy, representing it before government and customers on four continents and currently serves in an executive role at Mineral Resources Ltd in Perth. Gary is on the board of Perth Observatory and is a Telethon Trustee in WA.

He was awarded the Centenary Medal in 2001 and was made an Officer in the Order of Australia in 2003.

Gary lives in Perth with his three sons.

Joycelyn Morton

Non-Executive Director

BEc, FCA, FCPA, FIPA, FGIA, FAICD

Director since 1 January 2017.

Joycelyn has held senior executive and board roles across several industries in the corporate and government sectors.

Current Chair of Thorn Group Limited and director of Snowy Hydro Limited, Argo Global Listed Infrastructure Limited, Argo Investments Limited, and InvoCare Limited.

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

Loretta Reynolds

Non-Executive Director

FAICD, SFFin, IP, GDLP, LL.B, BEc

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 Chair of the Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operations and Director of the Royal Flying Doctor Service Federation Board.

Paul Rizzo

Non-Executive Director

BCom, MBA

Director since December 2013.

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

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 the Director of Seely International, Business SA and Rebid Pty Ltd. He is also a member of the Australia Post Stakeholder Council and the South Australian Premier’s Economic Advisory Council.

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