Australian Board (ATLAX)


Debbie Goodin, Non-Executive, Independent Chair

BEc (AU), FCA

 

Chair of ATLAX and Director of ATLIX from 1 November 2020, Director of ATLAX from 1 September 2017.

Debbie Goodin is Chair of the ATLAX Board and an Independent Non-executive Director. Debbie is Chair of Atlas Arteria’s Nomination and Governance Committee as well as a member of Atlas Arteria’s Audit and Risk Committee and People and Remuneration Committee. Debbie is also a Director of the ATLIX Board.

Debbie Goodin has extensive director experience as well as over 20 years’ senior management experience with professional services firms, government authorities and ASX-listed companies across a broad range of industries and service areas.

Among other executive roles, Debbie was COO for an ANZ subsidiary of Downer EDI Limited and Acting CFO and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and Global Head of Operations at Coffey International Limited.

Among other executive roles, Debbie was COO for an ANZ subsidiary of Downer EDI Limited and Acting CFO and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and Global Head of Operations at Coffey International Limited.

Debbie is currently a Non-executive Director and Audit and Risk Management Committee Chair of the APA Group, and a Non-executive Director of Ansell Limited.

Graeme Bevans, Executive Director

Director from 1 April 2019 following appointment as CEO of Atlas Arteria.

 

Graeme Bevans is an Executive Director of ATLAX following his appointment as CEO.

Graeme Bevans has more than 25 years’ experience in the global infrastructure sector, where he has completed the acquisition, development and management of 17 infrastructure businesses with a total enterprise value of over $40 billion.

Prior to joining Atlas Arteria, Graeme was Founder and CEO of Annuity Infrastructure in the UK. He has also held senior roles globally, including as Head of Infrastructure at CPPIB in Canada, Partner at Alinda Capital Partners in the USA, and Head of Infrastructure Investment at IFM Investors in Australia.

Graeme has overseen very complex joint venture arrangements in global infrastructure both in Australia and abroad, particularly in Europe and the Americas. He has served as an active Director of 10 of those investee companies in Europe, Australia, North America and South America.

David Bartholomew, Non-Executive, Independent Director

BEc (Hons) (AU), MBA (AGSM)

 

Director from 1 October 2018.

David Bartholomew is an Independent Non-executive Director of ATLAX and Chair of Atlas Arteria’s People and Remuneration Committee. David is also a member of Atlas Arteria’s Nomination and Governance Committee.

David has over 30 years’ experience across the energy utilities, transportation and industrial sectors.

David was CEO of DUET Group, where he oversaw the ASX listed company’s transition to a fully internalised management and governance structure. He also held executive roles at Hastings Funds Management, Lend Lease, The Boston Consulting Group and BHP Minerals. David has also served on the Boards of Interlink Roads (Sydney’s M5 Motorway) and Statewide Roads (Sydney’s M4 Motorway) representing investors managed by Hasting Funds Management and is a former Director of the Power and Water Corporation (Northern Territory).

David also serves on the Boards of Endeavour Energy (the NSW electricity distributor) and Keolis Downer (provides public transport operation and maintenance services in Australia). In addition, David is a Non-executive Director of GHD Group, Independent Non-executive Chair of Atmos Renewables Group, Independent Non-executive Chair of Iris Energy Limited and External Independent Chair of the Executive Price Review Steering Committee of AusNet Services.

Jean-Georges Malcor, Non-Executive, Independent Director

Ecole Centrale de Paris (Eng), MSc (Stanford)

 

Director from 1 November 2018.

Jean-Georges Malcor is an Independent Non-executive Director of ATLAX. Jean-Georges is also a member of Atlas Arteria’s People and Remuneration Committee, Audit and Risk Committee and Nomination and Governance Committee.

Jean-Georges is an experienced executive and Non-executive Director and has a long track record in large international projects and developments.

His executive experience includes eight years as CEO at CGG, a Euronext-listed French geoscience company in the global oil and gas industry. Prior to this, he spent 25 years at Thales Group (EPA: HO) in France and Australia and was Managing Director of ADI (Australian Defence Industry).

Jean-Georges has demonstrated expertise in corporate governance, risk mitigation, strategy, technology, financing and restructuring. He is also an officer of the French Légion d’Honneur Order and National Order of Merit.

He is a Non-executive Director on the Boards of ORTEC and Fives (a construction and engineering company and global industrial engineering group respectively). He is also Chair of ENSTA Bretagne School of Engineering.

John Wigglesworth, Non-Executive, Independent Director

BEc (MACQ), FCA

 

Director from 1 January 2023

John Wigglesworth is an Independent Non-executive Director of ATLAX and Chair of Atlas Arteria’s Audit and Risk Committee.  John is also a member of Atlas Arteria’s Nomination and Governance Committee.

John is a Chartered Accountant with 37 years professional experience, including nearly 25 years as a Partner, at KPMG both in Australia and internationally.  During this time, he held several leadership positions across operations, industry sectors and business development.

John has extensive experience working with ASX listed and leading global companies, with specific expertise in external and internal audit, financial reporting, accounting systems and controls, governance and risk management.

He is a Non-executive Director at The Sydney Children's Hospital Network and Independent Reserve.

Ken Daley, Non-Executive Director

MEngSc (Transport) (MON)

 

Director from 30 May 2023

Ken Daley is a Non-executive Director of ATLAX.

Ken is a globally recognised infrastructure leader with several decades of operational and board-level toll road experience.

Ken’s previous executive experience in toll roads has included being the CEO of Aleatica, the CEO of Indiana Toll Road, and President International Development at Transurban. Ken is also a former Director of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), which is the worldwide association of toll road operators.

Ken is currently a special adviser to the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (IFM GIF) and is also a Director on IFM GIF investee companies, including Indiana Toll Road, Aleatica Group and M6toll. He is also the Chair of the Board of the Aleatica Group.

Laura Hendricks, Non-Executive, Independent Director

B.L.A (XU)

 

Director from 16 October 2023.

Laura Hendricks is an Independent Non-executive Director of ATLAX. Laura is also a member of Atlas Arteria’s Audit and Risk Committee, People and Remuneration Committee and Nomination and Governance Committee.

Laura is currently Chief Executive Officer of Transdev U.S., the largest operator and integrator of multiple modes of transportation in the United States. Laura has worked in several roles in the transportation industry across the US for more than 20 years and also has international experience working with shareholders in Europe, specifically in France and Germany. Laura is also currently Chair of the North American Transit Alliance, an organization that advocates for the essential role that private contractors play in public transit.

Prior to joining Transdev U.S., Laura was President and/or CEO of several companies including Paint Drop by Valspar, Coach America and Merry Maids. Laura also spent several years in executive leadership roles at Cintas and Fed Ex.

Laura is an accomplished senior executive with broad leadership experience in operations, including full P&L responsibility, business development, supply chain management, financial oversight, M&A, culture-building and change management. In her various roles, Laura has also gained significant government relations experience in the United States, including working with public authorities and regulators.

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