John Bevan Chairman (Independent)
John Bevan
Chairman (Independent)
BCom (Mkt)

Director since: March 2014

Directorships of other Australian listed entities in the past three years: Ansell Limited (August 2012 to date), Nuplex Industries Limited (September 2015 to September 2016) and Alumina Limited (June 2008 to January 2014, and a non-executive director from January 2018 to date).

Mr Bevan was CEO and a director of Alumina Limited from 2008 to 2014.  Before joining Alumina Limited in 2008 Mr Bevan spent 29 years in a variety of senior management roles with BOC Group, including as a director on The BOC Group plc Board, Chief Executive Process Gas Solutions with responsibility for the bulk and tonnage business for the entire BOC group, Chief Executive Asia and country lead roles in the United Kingdom, Thailand and Korea. Mr Bevan is also Deputy Chairman of Ansell Limited.  In July 2017, Mr Bevan was appointed to the board of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation.

He brings to the Board extensive experience in international business and heavy industrial operations.

Mr Bevan is also Chair of the Nomination Committee.

 

Mark Vassella Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mark Vassella
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
BCom, MBA

Director since: January 2018

Directorships of other Australian listed entities in the past three years: Nil

Mr Vassella was appointed a Director of the Board, and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BlueScope Steel, in 2018.

He joined the Company following BlueScope's 2007 acquisition of Smorgon Steel Distribution where he was the Chief Executive.  He was appointed Chief Executive Australian Distribution and Solutions before moving to the US as President, BlueScope Steel North America in 2008.  He returned to Australia in 2011 to take up the role of Chief Executive BlueScope Australia and New Zealand. 

Mr Vassella has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Business Administration.  He is a Board member and past President and Treasurer of the Family Life charitable organisation.

 

Daniel Grollo Non-Executive Director (Independent)
Daniel Grollo
Non-Executive Director (Independent)

Director since: September 2006

Directorships of other listed entities in the past three years: Nil

Mr Grollo is Executive Chairman of Grocon Group Holdings Pty Ltd, Australia's largest privately owned development and construction company. He brings extensive knowledge of the building and construction industry to the Board. 

Mr Grollo has previously held positions as Chairman of the Green Building Council of Australia and National President of the Property Council of Australia and Member of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Council. 

Mr Grollo is also Chair of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee.

Penny Bingham-Hall Non-Executive Director (Independent)
Penny Bingham-Hall
Non-Executive Director (Independent)
BA (Ind.Des), FAICD, SF (Fin)

Director since: March 2011

Directorships of other Australian listed entities in the past three years: DEXUS Funds Management Limited (responsible entity for the DEXUS Property Group) (June 2014 to date), Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (November 2016 to date)

Ms Bingham-Hall is a director of DEXUS Property Group, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, the Port Authority of NSW and Macquarie Specialised Asset Management, and is a former director of Australia Post and The Global Foundation. She is a director of Taronga Conservation Society Australia and has previously held non-executive directorships with other industry and community organisations, including the Tourism & Transport Forum, Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and as the inaugural Chairman of Advocacy Services Australia.  Ms Bingham-Hall is a member of Chief Executive Women and of the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation.

Ms Bingham-Hall spent more than 20 years in a variety of roles with Leighton Holdings (now Cimic Group) prior to retiring from the company at the end of 2009.  Senior positions held with Leighton include Executive General Manager Strategy, responsible for Leighton Group's overall business strategy and Executive General Manager Corporate, responsible for business planning and corporate affairs.  She brings extensive knowledge of the building and construction industry in both Australia and Asian markets.

Ms Bingham-Hall is Chair of the Remuneration and Organisation Committee.

Ken Dean Non-Executive Director (Independent)
Ken Dean
Non-Executive Director (Independent)
BCom (Hons), FCPA, FAICD

Director since: April 2009

Directorships of other Australian listed entities in the past three years: Santos Limited (February 2005 to May 2016) and Virgin Australia Holdings Limited (December 2016 to date).

Mr Dean is Chairman of Mission Australia, a Director of Energy Australia Holdings Ltd, Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd and is a member of the Director Advisory Panel of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission.  He has held directorships with Santos Limited, Alcoa of Australia Limited, Woodside Petroleum Limited and Shell Australia Limited.  He spent more than 30 years in a variety of senior management roles with Shell in Australia and the United Kingdom. His last position with Shell, which he held for five years, was Chief Executive Officer of Shell Finance Services based in London.

Mr Dean was Chief Financial Officer of Alumina Limited from 2005 to 2009.  He brings extensive international financial and commercial experience to the Board.

 

 

Ewen Crouch, AM Non-Executive Director (Independent)
Ewen Crouch, AM
Non-Executive Director (Independent)
BEc (Hons) LLB, FAICD

Director since: March 2013

Directorships of other listed entities in the past three years: Westpac Banking Corporation (February 2013 to date)

Mr Crouch is a Director of Westpac Banking Corporation. He is a member of the Commonwealth Remuneration Tribunal, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of its Law Committee. Mr Crouch is also a board member of Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Jawun.

Mr Crouch was a Partner at Allens from 1998 to 2013 where he was one of Australia’s leading M&A lawyers. His roles at Allens included Chairman of Partners, Co-Head Mergers and Acquisitions and Equity Capital markets, Executive Partner – Asian Offices  and Deputy Managing Partner, as well as 11 years’ service on its board.

He was a member of the Takeovers Panel from 2010 to 2015 and is a past director and Chairman of Mission Australia (between July 1995 and November 2016).

Mr Crouch brings to the Board the breadth of his experience in financial markets, governance and risk together with his knowledge of strategic mergers, acquisitions and cross border finance transactions.

Mr Crouch is also Chair of the Risk & Sustainability Committee.

 

Lloyd Jones Non-Executive Director (Independent)
Lloyd Jones
Non-Executive Director (Independent)
BEng, MBA, GAICD

Director since: September 2013

Directorships of other Australian listed entities in past three years: RCR Tomlinson Ltd (November 2013 to date)

Mr Jones is a director of RCR Tomlinson Ltd. He is also a member of the Advisory Council to the Dean of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Western Australia. Mr Jones was a director of Myer Family Investments Pty Ltd from November 2010 to October 2016 and was an advisory director to a division of Deutsche Bank in Australia between 2012 and 2017. 

Mr Jones is a qualified engineer and spent 25 years of his career in a variety of senior management roles with Alcoa including General Manager of WA Operations, President of US Smelting and President Asia Pacific (based in Tokyo and Beijing). Most recently Mr Jones has served as President of Cerberus Capital Management's Asia Advisors Unit. His experience encompasses metals, smelting and roll forming, plant operations, energy, construction, mergers and acquisitions, corporate affairs and finance.

Rebecca Dee-Bradbury Non-Executive Director (Independent)
Rebecca Dee-Bradbury
Non-Executive Director (Independent)
BBus (Mkt), GAICD

Director since: April 2014

Directorships of other Australian listed entities in the past three years: TOWER Limited (15 August 2014 to September 2016), GrainCorp Limited (30 September 2014 to date)

Ms Dee-Bradbury was Chief Executive Officer/President Developed Markets Asia Pacific and ANZ for Kraft/Cadbury from 2010 to 2014, leading the business through significant transformational change.  Before joining Kraft/Cadbury Ms Dee-Bradbury was Group CEO of the global Barbeques Galore group, and has held other senior executive roles in organisations including Maxxium, Burger King Corporation and Lion Nathan/Pepsi Cola Bottlers.

Ms Dee-Bradbury is a director of GrainCorp Limited, Energy Australia Holdings Ltd and former director of TOWER Limited. She is also an inaugural Member of the Business Advisory Board for the Monash Business School, a member of Chief Executive Women and of the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation, and a former member of the Federal Government's Asian Century Strategic Advisory Board.  Ms Dee-Bradbury brings to the Board significant experience in strategic brand marketing, customer relationship management and innovation.

Jennifer Lambert Non-Executive Director (Independent)
Jennifer Lambert
Non-Executive Director (Independent)
BBus, MEc, CA, FAICD

Director since:  September 2017

Directorships of other Australian listed entities in the past three years:  Nil

Ms Lambert is a non-executive director of Mission Australia and Placement Management NSW (part of Property NSW). She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of its Reporting Committee.  Ms Lambert is also on the council of the Sydney Church of England Grammar School and is Chairman of the Mosman Church of England Preparatory School. 

Ms Lambert has extensive business and leadership experience at the senior executive and board level.  Ms Lambert was Group Chief Financial Officer of 151 Property (previously known as Valad Property Group) from 2003 to 2016, where her responsibilities included operational and strategic finance, tax, treasury, legal and compliance.  Prior to this, Ms Lambert was a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers specialising in capital raisings, and structuring and due diligence for acquisitions and disposals across various industries.  Ms Lambert is a former non-executive director of Investa Office Management Pty Ltd.

Ms Lambert brings more than 25 years of financial management and accounting experience, along with over 15 years specialising in the property industry.

Ms Lambert is also Chair of the Audit Committee.

 

Mark Hutchinson Non-executive Director (Independent)
Mark Hutchinson
Non-executive Director (Independent)
D Bus, BCom

Director since:  October 2018

Directorships of other Australian listed entities in the past three years:  Nil

Mr Hutchinson has extensive business and leadership experience at the senior executive level.  He has held various roles at General Electric (GE) over a 25 year career, the two most recent as President and Chief Executive Officer Europe (2015 – 2017) and China (2010 - 2014).  In these roles, Mr Hutchinson’s responsibilities included strengthening GE’s operations across China and Europe and developing and executing a shared growth strategy for all GE businesses.  Prior to joining GE China, he was President of GE Capital Real Estate International where he led the Real Estate team in Europe and Asia.  He previously held various financial services roles at Barclays Capital Asia Limited in Australia and Hong Kong (1983 – 1994).

Mr Hutchinson brings to BlueScope a global perspective including direct operational experience in Asia.  He also has extensive experience in companies which have used technology and digital to undertake transformational change.