Dean & Head
La Trobe Business School
Professor Jane Hamilton was appointed as Dean and Head of La Trobe Business School in April 2018 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this important leadership position. Jane has over 25 years' experience teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and currently teaches in the MBA program at La Trobe University. She has also held positions at the University of Technology, Sydney.
Her areas of research interest are auditor quality and auditor choice, and financial and sustainability reporting. Jane has published the results of her research in international journals, including the A* ranked The Accounting Review and Contemporary Accounting Research. She is the author of two textbooks, and a member of the Bendigo branch of CPA Australia.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Cameron McIntyre has been the Chief Operating Officer at carsales.com Limited (ASX:CAR) since October 2014, prior to which he was the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for more than seven years which included the IPO of the company in 2009.
Prior to Carsales, Cameron held the role of Finance Director at Sensis and has over 20 years of finance and operational experience. He has been a Non-Executive Director at iCarAsia Limited (ASX:ICQ) since April 2013. Cameron holds Degree in Economics from La Trobe University, Melbourne, is a graduate of the General Management Program at Harvard Business School and is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA).
Executive Director and CEO
Craig Scroggie is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of NEXTDC. He has substantial senior leadership experience within the IT and telecommunications industries. Prior to joining NEXTDC, Mr Scroggie held the position of Vice President & Managing Director of Symantec in the Pacific region. During his time at Symantec, Mr Scroggie previously held the position of senior director of business development for Asia Pacific and Japan.
Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Mr Scroggie served as a Non-Executive Director of NEXTDC for 18 months, including as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee. Mr Scroggie has previously held senior leadership positions with Veritas Software, Computer Associates, EMC Corporation and Fujitsu.
Mr Scroggie has twice served as a judge in the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioners 2008 and 2009 Australian Privacy Awards and twice given evidence as an expert witness in the Australian Government Standing Committee on Communications Inquiry into Cyber Crime, and the Federal Parliament Joint Select Committee on Cyber Safety. Mr Scroggie is also the Deputy Chairman of the Foundation for IT Sustainability (FFITS) Board. Mr Scroggie has also recently held a number of industry leadership positions including serving as Chairman of the Storage Networking Industry Association Board, been a member of the international CEO Forum, a Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, and a trustee for the Committee for Economic Development of Australia.
Mr Scroggie is a Graduate and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, a Fellow of the Australian Sales & Marketing Institute and serves on their National Advisory Committee.
Dr Leeora Black
Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ACCSR)
Leeora Black is founder and managing director of the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility. Leeora is a globally recognized CSR and sustainability expert and has more than 30 years' experience in helping organizations adapt to their changing environments.
Leeora is known for her pioneering work on stakeholder engagement, as much as her ability to analyse and solve complex CSR and management issues. Leeora is highly sought-after as a speaker and facilitator of workshops and seminars on CSR and a widely-published author of books, articles and blogs. Leeora is responsible for all aspects of ACCSR's direction, strategy and services.
Leeora undertook her doctorate in corporate social responsibility through the Department of Management at Monash University before establishing ACCSR in 2003. Her doctoral research pioneered new methods of CSR measurement, and established her reputation for application of rigorous social sciences research methods to the traditionally 'soft' areas of organization-stakeholder relationship management. Her experience spans the mining, oil and gas industries, banking, insurance and superannuation, FMCG, agribusiness, retail and consumer brands, utilities, telecommunications, renewable energy, property, automotive, transport, and government sectors.
Leeora is a Board Member of the Karma Currency Foundation and a member of the Advisory Council on Corporate Responsibility at National Australia Bank.
Dr Heather Schnagl AM
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School
Dr Heather Schnagl is the Principal of Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School, a position she has held for 17 years. Initially a research scientist in both universities and industry, Heather then discovered her passion for teaching and helping young people learn. She is a current Member of Board of Trustees at The Invergowrie Foundation.
Heather was one of the inaugural council members at the Victorian Institute of Teaching in 2003. She has been a member of various educational councils and associations, and has also served as a board member, and subsequently as the Chair of the Ethics Committee at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute.
Heather was recently awarded the prestigious Member of the Order of Australia for her services to education as a school principal, and through roles with professional organizations. Heather holds Fellowships from both the Australian College of Educators and Australian Council for Education Administration. She also received the Hedley Beare Educator of the Year in 2010, and was awarded the James Laing Professional Development Award from the Principals Australia Institute in 2012. She was recently awarded an honorary Doctorate by La Trobe University in recognition of her contribution in the field of education.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director
Incitec Pivot Limited
Mr. James E. Fazzino has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director for Incitec Pivot Limited of Incitec Ltd. since July 2009. Prior to this, he served as the Chief Financial Officer, Acting Chief Executive Officer, and Finance Director at Incitec Pivot Limited.
Immediately before joining Incitec Pivot, he served as Investor Relations Manager of Orica Chemicals group. James has many years of experience with Orica Limited in several business financial roles, including Project Leader of Orica's group restructure and Chief Financial Officer for Orica Chemicals group.
Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Saint Vincent's Health Australia
Toby was appointed CEO of St Vincent's Health Australia, Australia's second largest health care provider in April 2014. Prior to this, he was the CEO of Mission Australia, COO of World Vision Australia and CEO of South Taranaki District Council. He is a qualified accountant with an MBA, Toby is passionate about helping people "be the best they can be".
Toby has also held directorships of ASX listed Sterihealth, Working Links a U.K private company which at the time his joining the board was the largest welfare to work provider to the U.K government. He has also been a director of Goodstart, Australia's largest provider of early learning services to over 60,000 children and various Christian community organisations.
Toby's experience covers banking, branded products and licensed images, documentary production, health and local government. His specialist knowledge areas are strategic management, information technology and organizational development.
Mark J. Laurie
Mark is a senior partner at PwC Australia and has over 30 years' experience. He has a background in both corporate and advisory roles, across a broad range of industries, sectors and geographies, including Australia, China, South East Asia, India and New Zealand.
In his role as a client lead partner, Mark has worked across all levels of Government and the Private Sector. He is the trusted counsel to a number of Executives and Directors of foreign and ASX listed corporations. His many assignments include financial & management reporting, project oversight, mergers and acquisitions, market entry strategies, the development of operating models, capital raisings, corporate restructures, risk management, tax and litigation support.
Mark is also the Lead Partner for developing the next generation of partners (Client Lead Partner Business School) and is the sponsor for Ascent - a development program for executives from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Mark was a Lieutenant in the Australian Army Reserve (Infantry) and has the Australian Defence Medal. His interests include spending time with family, gardening, Rugby Union, wine and educational pursuits - particularly on how learning can change organisations. Mark also presents an annual paper on "Aspects of the American Civil War".