Our Board

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Tim Denny

Chair | FCPA, BBus (Acc/Fin) Tim is Chief Financial Officer of the Australasian Performing Rights Association Limited and the Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society Limited, having worked in the field of copyright for more than 30 years, specialising in the intellectual property held in musical works. In addition, he manages the accounting function of the Australian Music Centre and was previously Chair of Viscopy Limited, a commercial entity in the Arts Industry. Tim has degrees in Accounting and Finance and is a Fellow of CPA Australia.

Appointed – 18.11.17

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Tim Kitching

Deputy Chair | BA, DFS, JP Tim was appointed to the board in 2013 and brings a wealth of experience across both the Private and Public Sectors as a senior leader and Board Member. Tim’s background is in General Management with expertise in Leadership, Operations, Project Management, Risk Management, Compliance and Law Enforcement. Tim has strong ties to his community with 15 years service as a unit leader in the NSW State Emergency Service before moving into less physically demanding ways to support our community.  He is currently a management consultant specialising in leadership and Executive Coaching.

Portfolio – Finance Committee

Appointed – 6.02.13


Cheryl Hayman

Board Member | BCom FAICD Cheryl was appointed to the Board in 2007 and appointed as Deputy Chair from November 2014 to November 2018. Cheryl brings extensive experience in marketing having spent her career in Senior Marketing Director roles spanning a variety of companies in Australia, NZ and the UK. Cheryl is a professional non-executive Director, a Fellow of the AICD and sits on several boards including Clover Corp (ASX:CLV), HGL Ltd (ASX:HNG), Chartered Accountants Aust/NZ, The Darlinghurst Theatre Co and Women On Boards. Cheryl also works in an advisory, teaching and mentoring capacity with numerous organisations and individuals.

Portfolio – Nominations Committee

Appointed – 30.04.07


Dr Michael Nelson

Board Member | BSc, PhD, MAICD Michael was appointed to the Board in 2014. A management consultant with over 20 years of global consulting experience across the public and private sectors, Michael specialises in improving, innovating and empowering his clients. Michael also has experience as a teacher in both academic and corporate settings, as an advisor to educational institutions, and as a consultant in education, and educational policy, organisations. Michael is a member of an Industry Advisory Board at UNSW focussed on educating the next generation of Australia’s Information Technology leaders.

Portfolio – Finance Committee

Appointed – 19.08.14

Julia Quinn 

Board Member | BA  Julia has over 20 years’ experience in reputation management and stakeholder engagement across the industrial, government, professional and financial services sectors. She is the Group Executive, Public Affairs at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and has a track record in community involvement both professionally and personally for more than 15 years, more recently as a founder of the Sydney Women’s Giving Circle. Having begun her career in NSW Government Julia has since worked with some of Australasia’s leading brands from Westpac to Qantas, Caltex, AMP and AGL as well as a range of global organisations including King & Wood Mallesons and Korn Ferry.  

Portfolio – Nominations Committee

Appointed – 20.06.19

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Maria Scott

Board Member | MAICD Maria was appointed to the board in 2018.  She has over 30 years of marketing, public relations and communications experience over three continents and has been responsible for conceiving and managing strategic and well-executed marketing campaigns in Australia, the US and the Asia-Pacific region for a range of corporate clients. Maria has been successfully running her own business for over 17 years. As a freelance executive, she has undertaken assignments for a number of companies across various market sectors including property, legal, financial, medical, insurance, technology, telecommunications, government and private organisations. In 2015, Maria as recognised by the Urban Development Institute of Australia for Excellence in Marketing in the property sector. Maria is a current Board member of Adele House, a drug and alcohol centre and is involved in Rotary International. She was previously a board member of the Property Industry Foundation Ball Committee, a charity that raises money for Kids at Risk.

Portfolio – Nominations Committee

Appointed – 9.08.18