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Board members

Colin Beckett
Mr Colin Beckett (CHAIRMAN) MEng, GAICD

Appointed to the Board in January 2015, Mr Beckett holds Non–Executive roles as Chancellor of Curtin University, Chairman of Western Power, and is a director of Beach Energy and 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.

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 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. 

Alan Dundas
Mr Alan Dundas BE (HONS), 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.

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 Wellington International Airport Limited and Chairman of Perth Energy Pty Ltd and RetireAustralia.

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.

Wendy Norris

Ms Norris was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Board in July 2013. Ms Norris joined the Future Fund in April 2010 and is the Head of Infrastructure and Timberland.

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.

Lyndon Rowe
Mr Lyndon Rowe B EC (HONS), FAICD

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.

Matthew Lorback
Mr Matt Lorback BCOMM, MAICD, GradDipAppFin

Mr Lorback joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in July 2013. Mr Lorback joined Hastings in March 2007 and has over 11 years’ relevant experience. Mr Lorback is the Portfolio Manager of the COPA fund, a closed end limited partnership and is also airport sector lead within Hastings. Mr Lorback is currently a Director on the Board of Queensland Airports Limited (Gold Coast, Townsville, Mount Isa and Longreach Airports).
Prior to joining Hastings, Mr Lorback was a senior executive in Corporate Finance (Valuations) at KPMG where he specialised in the valuation of infrastructure assets.

Perth Airport Board Member Steve Rankine
Mr Steve Rankine 

Mr Rankine joined the Board as Non-Executive Director in May 2016.
Mr Rankine joined Hastings in 2008 and brings more than 25 years relevant industry experience.  Currently he is the global functional lead for Equity Asset Management, chair of the Asset Review Committee, chair of the Debt Investment Committee and is also a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to joining Hastings, he managed Westpac’s Debt Capital Markets business.
Mr Rankine holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney is a member of both Finsia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants.