Board of Directors

Mr Paul O'Sullivan

Chair

Paul O'Sullivan

Mr O'Sullivan has been the Chairman of Optus since October 2014. Mr O'Sullivan was previously CEO of Singtel Group Consumer from 2012–2014 where he was responsible for operations in both Singapore and Australia, as well as Singtel investments.

Mr O'Sullivan previously served as CEO of Optus from September 2004 to March 2012 and prior to this held a range of senior positions within Optus. Mr O'Sullivan currently serves as a Director on several Boards including Coca-Cola Amatil, Healthscope, the NDIA and HOOQ.

Mrs Fiona Balfour

Director

Fiona Balfour

Mrs Balfour is on the Board of Airservices Australia, and is a member of the Audit and Risk, Technology and Investment, and Remuneration and Human Resources committees.

Mrs Balfour has over 35 years' experience across aviation, information and telecommunication services, distribution and logistics and corporate governance. She spent 14 years with Qantas Airways Limited, and served six years on the Executive Committee whilst in the role of Chief Information Officer. Mrs Balfour currently sits on numerous boards including Metcash, Salmat and Australian Red Cross Blood Service. She is a former director of Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques (‘SITA-SC’) Geneva, TAL (Dai-ichi Life) Australia and a number of not for profits.

Mr Tim Eddy

Director

Tim Eddy

Mr Eddy has over 30 years of experience leading and managing in a professional services environment, including most recently as Managing Partner Operations, Oceania at Ernst & Young. Throughout his career he has developed specific expertise in a range of areas including: global/national transformation and change; developing new service offerings; growth strategies for business operations; and driving sound financial outcomes.

Mr Eddy is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and a graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Vince Graham

Director

Mr Vince Graham

Mr Graham brings over 30 years’ experience in senior and chief executive roles in infrastructure and public transport across the public sector. He has considerable knowledge of infrastructure projects in NSW, having been CEO of Networks NSW and RailCorp NSW, where he had responsibility for the $30 billion PPP Waratah train project.

Mr Graham also sits on the Board of the Australian Rail Track Corporation. A lifelong resident of Penrith, he brings a strong connection to Western Sydney to WSA Co.

Ms Anthea Hammon

Director

Tim Eddy

Ms Hammon is the Managing Director of Scenic World, a third generation family business which has been operating in the Blue Mountains for over 70 years and is a Blue Mountains resident.

As head of Australia’s most visited privately owned tourist attraction, and also a mechanical engineer Anthea has played a leading role in the company’s strategy of investment and growth and brings 15 years knowledge and experience in the tourism industry to WSA Co. Anthea is also the Vice President of the Blue Mountains Accommodation and Tourism Association, and Director of Blue Mountains Economic Enterprise and previously Director of the Australian Amusement Leisure and Recreation Association.

Ms Christine Spring

Director

Ms Christine Spring

Ms Spring is an expert in aviation infrastructure development and airport operations, as well as a civil engineer with approximately 20 years' experience. She has international experience in aviation infrastructure delivery, including in New Zealand, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Ms Spring is currently on the board of Auckland Airport, where her experience in aviation infrastructure and executive management is contributing to implementing its 30-year vision for the airport of the future. Ms Spring is also a Director of Unison Networks Ltd.

Mr John Weber

Director

Mr John Weber

Mr Weber has considerable experience as a director and in the legal sector. He currently sits on the Board of Airservices Australia as Deputy Chair and is also on the Global Advisory Board of Elevate Services, a global technology and consulting company. In previous executive roles in the legal sector Mr Weber was Chief Executive of Minter Ellison and later a Managing Partner of DLA Piper, and member of the international executive of that firm.

Mr Weber has worked extensively in industry and government across a diverse range of sectors, including transport, infrastructure, financial services and defence. He brings considerable Board experience from his roles in a number of public, private and not-for-profit organisations.