Mr Colin Beckett - MEng

Mr Colin Beckett (CHAIRMAN) 

- MEng

Appointed to the Board in January 2015, Mr Beckett holds Non –Executive roles as Chancellor of Curtin University, Chairman of Perth Airport Pty Ltd, and is a director of Beach Energy and of the WA science centre, Scitech. Mr Beckett previously held senior executive positions at Chevron Australia Pty Ltd, notably, as the General Manager responsible for the development of the Gorgon LNG and domestic gas project, being developed on Barrow Island offshore Western Australia.  Prior to this, Mr Beckett was employed at Mobil in Australia and at BP in Australia and the UK.

Mr Beckett was a past Chairman and board member of the Australian Petroleum Producers and Explorers Association (APPEA), past Chairman of the CSIRO Energy and Transportation Sector Advisory Board, a past member of the WA Technology and Industry Advisory Council and a past member of the UWA Oceans Institute.

He has a Master of Arts in Engineering from Cambridge University, and is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Engineers and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Clive Appleton

Mr Clive Appleton

- BEc, MBA, FAICD

Mr Appleton joined the Board as Non-Executive Director in February 2014. Mr Appleton has over 30 years' experience in retail property and funds management. Mr Appleton is a Non-Executive Director of APN Property Group Limited, The Gandel Group Pty Ltd, Arrow International Group Limited, Federation Centres Limited and Aspen Group Limited. He is also council member of the Cairnmillar Institute. Mr Appleton was Chief Executive Officer of Jennings Properties Limited (now Federation Centres) for ten years until 1996 before becoming Managing Director of Gandel Management Limited. He was also the Chairman of AG Coombs.

Mr Colin Atkin

Mr Colin Atkin

- MBA, GAICD

Mr Atkin joined Hastings in 2008 and was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Perth Airport in July 2013. He has over 20 years of domestic and international markets experience including extensive experience focused on the infrastructure and utilities sectors. He is Chief Executive Officer of the Utilities Trust of Australia and is a member of Hastings’ operating committees including the Equity Investment Committee. Until recently Colin was Chief Executive Officer of Hastings Diversified Utilities Fund (HDF), which he led and managed through a recent successful sale. In addition to his role as Chief Executive Officer of HDF, Mr Atkin’s responsibilities have included Directorships and implementation of strategies at a number of Hastings investee companies. Prior to joining Hastings, Mr Atkin spent seven years with the international credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s culminating in his tenure as a Director of Fund Ratings and a Director within the Corporate and infrastructure credit rating group. Before joining Standard & Poor’s, Mr Atkin worked for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in the European investment banking and debt capital market division.

Mr Alan Dundas

Mr Alan Dundas

- BE (HONS), FAUSIMM, GAICD

Mr Dundas joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in July 2006. Mr Dundas was previously an Executive Director of WMC Resources Ltd, Chairman of Barminco Limited and Deputy Chairman of Horizon Power and Non-Executive Director of Coogee Chemicals Pty Ltd.

Mr Steven Fitzgerald

Mr Steven Fitzgerald

- B Ec

Mr Fitzgerald is Head of Asset Management at HRL Morrison & Co and was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Board in February 2014. He is also a Director of Perth Energy Pty Ltd and Wellington International Airport Limited. Mr Fitzgerald has over 20 years of experience in the Airport sector with roles in the Australian Government during airport privatisations and holding Executive and Non-Executive positions in Australian, New Zealand and European Airports. Mr Fitzgerald was previously Chief Executive Officer of Wellington International Airport in New Zealand and also Chairman and Chief Executive of Infratil Airports Europe. During seven years at Sydney Airport, Mr Fitzgerald held the roles of General Manager Airport Operations, Head of Commercial Trading and Manager Economics.

Mr Richard Hoskins

Mr Richard Hoskins

- BCOM, LLB (HONS)

Mr Hoskins joined Hastings Funds Management Ltd in May 2006 and was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Perth Airport at that time. Mr Hoskins has over 20 years' experience in the finance industry as Chair of the Hastings Equity Investment Committee. From May 2013, Mr Hoskins became responsible for leading Hastings equity asset management activities globally. Prior to this role, he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Utilities Trust of Australia. Prior to joining Hastings, Mr Hoskins worked with the law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques for over 16 years, including as a Partner from 1 January 2000. He specialised in project and infrastructure finance and was one of Perth Airport’s principal legal advisers.

Ms Wendy Norris

Ms Wendy Norris

- BAPPSC, GRADDIPMGT, GAICD

Ms Norris was appointed as a, GAICD Non-Executive Director of the Board in July 2013. Ms Norris has been a Director of Infrastructure and Timberland at the Future Fund since 2010. She was previously an Investment Director with Hastings Funds Management in the United States and in Melbourne where she was responsible for managing infrastructure investments in Australia, the UK and the US. Prior to that, Ms Norris worked in Project Finance at ABN AMRO in the United States and in Sydney.

Mr Lyndon Rowe

Mr Lyndon Rowe

- B EC (HONS)

Mr Rowe joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in August 2004.  Mr Rowe is the Chairman of Electricity Generation and Retail Corporation (trading as Synergy). He is also the former Executive Chairman of the WA Economic Regulation Authority from 2004-2014 and Chief Executive of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA, a position he held from 1992 - 2004. In addition, he has been a member of the University of Western Australia Senate from 2000 - 2012 and a Director of Westscheme Pty Ltd.

Ms Shirley In'tVeld

Ms Shirley In’tVeld

- BCOMM LLB (HONS)

Shirley In’tVeld was the Managing Director of Verve Energy, Western Australia’s biggest electricity generator, for five years. Prior to this, Ms In'tVeld held a number of senior legal, commercial and marketing positions with Alcoa, WMC Resources Ltd, Bond Corporation and BankWest, including Managing Director of Alcoa of Australia Rolled Products based in Geelong.
Ms In'tVeld is currently a director of Asciano Ltd, the CSIRO, Duet Company Limited, Juniper (Uniting Church Aged Care Provider) and is a Council member of the SMART Infrastructure Facility (University of Wollongong) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (WA).  Ms In'tVeld is also chairman of Asciano’s Sustainability Committee.