Meet our Board of Directors and Senior Management team.
LLB (HONS) MAICD.
Appointed chairman July 2011 and a member of the Remuneration & Human Resources Committee. Jeremy joined the board in 2008 as an independent director. He held the position of interim CEO and managing director from 1 April to 31 December 2010. Jeremy was Group CEO of Sims Metal Management Limited from 2002 until 2008 and a director until 2009. He is a non–executive director of Amcor Limited and Orora Ltd. He also holds an advisory role with Veolia Environmental Australia.
Member of the Workplace Health, Safety & Environment Committee and Remuneration & Human Resources Committee. Christine joined the board in 2016 as an independent director. She was formerly Commercial Director at Telstra Broadcast Services and Chief Financial Officer and Commercial Director of Globecast Australia, a joint venture between Orange SA (previously France Telecom) and Australian shareholders, before being acquired by Telstra in June 2015. Christine also spent seven years at Capital Investment Group assisting management and the board of investee companies on strategy, business development and mergers and acquisitions. Christine has over 20 years’ experience across the technology, private equity and digital sectors in a variety of functions including finance, commercial, technology and marketing. Christine is currently a non-executive director of APN News & Media Limited, The Bradman Foundation and The State Library of NSW Foundation.
BBus (accounting), MAICD, FCPA, F Fin.
Chairman of the Risk & Audit Committee and a member of the Workplace Health, Safety & Environment Committee. Mike joined the board in 2011 as an independent director. He was formerly chief executive officer and executive director of Brambles Limited until November 2009, prior to which he was Brambles’ chief financial officer for four years. Mike has also had a long career with Coca-Cola Amatil Limited including seven years as chief financial officer and executive director and a number of senior operational, finance, business development and treasury roles including managing director of Coca-Cola Amatil Poland. Mike is currently a non-executive director of Scentre Group. He is also a non-executive director and chair of the People & Culture Committee of Snowy Hydro Limited and a non-executive director and chair of the Compliance Committee of Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Ltd. Mike is also a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia and Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a member of Financial Executives Institute of Australia. He is also a director of Spark Software sp. z o.o.
BSc (HONS), ACA, ARCS, FAPI, FRICS.
Chairman of the Remuneration & Human Resources Committee and a member of the Risk & Audit Committee. Matthew joined the Board in 2013 as an independent director. He was formerly managing director of Stockland, a position held until January 2013. Matthew’s management career with Stockland spanned 12 years, and he has an extensive background in commercial, retail, industrial and residential property investment and development. He is a non-executive director of Urban Growth NSW, a State owned corporation and chairman of Class Super and Carbonxt Group. He is also a director of a number of smaller, unlisted and unrelated organisations. Matthew is a member of the Australian Business and Community Network Scholarship Foundation and is a Chartered Accountant as well as fellow of the Australian Property Institute and of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
BCOM, MBA, MAICD.
Chair of the Workplace Health, Safety & Environment Committee and member of the Risk & Audit Committee. Penny joined the board in November 2015 as an independent director. She was formerly director group retail services with Woolworths responsible for leading the Logistics, Information Technology and Online Retailing divisions and the Customer Engagement teams, a position held until October 2015. Penny has over 30 years of experience in retail in senior management roles in Australia and overseas. She is chairman of Port Waratah Coal Services Ltd, a non-executive director of Caltex Australia Limited and a member of the UTS Business School’s Advisory Board.
BENG, MBA, GAICD.
Appointed to the board as an executive director in December 2010 and managing director in January 2011. Rob joined CSR in April 2008 as executive general manager of CSR Lightweight Systems. In October 2009 he was appointed CEO of CSR Building Products. Formerly the managing director of Hanson’s slag cement business in the United Kingdom, a subsidiary of the global building materials company, Heidelberg Cement Group. Rob also held the position of commercial trading director for Hanson Aggregates in the United Kingdom. His 25 year career in the construction industry started with Pioneer in Australia. A member of the UNSW Australian School of Business Advisory Council, a director of the Green Building Council of Australia and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of the Green Building Council of Australia. Rob is also involved with two not for profit organisations. A director of the Australian Business and Community Network, providing mentoring programs with schools in areas of high need and a member of the Yalari New South Wales advisory committee, an organisation that works with students from indigenous backgrounds.
BBUS, LLB (Hons), FFIN
David joined CSR as Chief Financial Officer in February 2017. Previously he was a Finance Director of Lion Pty Ltd, where his responsibilities included supporting the group wide business transformation initiative across Lion's beer and dairy businesses. His previous roles with Lion included Finance Director of Lion's New Zealand business and Group Corporate Development & Risk Director where he was responsible for all mergers and acquisitions, treasury and insurance operations. David has extensive investment experience with prior roles at CHAMP Ventures and AMP Private Equity where he was a Director and had investment responsibility for companies covering a number of sectors including manufacturing, logistics, finance and retail. David is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and a former member of the NZ CFO Forum for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
BED (HONS), LLB, MAICD, MGIA.
Company secretary since July 2010 and CSR legal counsel. Joined CSR in September 2001, managing workers' compensation 2003 to 2006 and human resources for the sugar division 2006 to 2008. Debbie was appointed legal counsel for CSR Limited in 2008. Was previously a lawyer at Tress Cocks & Maddox and Lander & Rogers. Debbie has extensive experience in corporations law and corporate governance, dispute resolution, employment law, insurance and competition and consumer law. Debbie holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance and is a member of the Governance Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
CSR Corporate Management
Rob Sindel, Managing Director
David Fallu, Chief Financial Officer
Luke Murphy, Executive General Manager, Human Resources
Sara Lom, Group Financial Controller
Marion Johnstone, Group Treasurer
Debbie Schroeder, Legal Counsel and Company Secretary
Andrée Taylor, General Manager, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Sean Ventris, Head of Legal
Ian Hardiman, Executive General Manager, New Business, Innovation and Technology
Peter Moeller, Executive General Manager, Viridian Glass
Nick Pezet, Executive General Manager, PGH Bricks & Pavers
Andrea Pidcock, Executive General Manager, Lightweight Systems
Anthony Tannous, Executive General Manager, Bradford Insulation
Andrew Rottinger, General Manager, Hebel Lightweight Concrete
Drew Spiden, General Manager, Monier Roofing
Andrew Mackenzie, General Manager, Property
Mark White, General Manager, Gove Aluminium Finance
Workplace Health Safety and Environment
Linden Birch, Group Sustainability Manager
Scott Lewis, Group Workplace Health and Safety Manager