Nev Power was appointed as Chairman, Perth Airport in May 2018 following a successful executive career. From 2011 to 2018, Nev held the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, one of the world’s largest, lowest cost producers of iron ore, recognised for its unique culture, innovation and world class infrastructure and mining assets in the Pilbara, Western Australia. During his tenure, Fortescue more than quadrupled its production to over 170 million tonnes per annum and positioned itself as the lowest cost supplier of seaborne iron ore to China.
Nev became a White Ribbon Ambassador in 2015 to influence, educate and show leadership on the issue of family and domestic violence in workplaces and the wider community and in 2016, he was named WA Business Leader of the Year. Nev also has a long history in agribusiness and aviation holding both fixed wing and helicopter commercial pilot licences. He is a passionate advocate for the development of northern Australia and for its communities to reach their full potential.
Andrew Agnew joined the Board in April 2017.
Andrew Agnew is an experienced company director with in-depth experience in infrastructure asset management, funds management and financial services.
Andrew’s executive career was spent as an investment banker and includes substantial practical international business experience including 10 years building businesses within Asia. Andrew has served on Australian financial industry committees including being the secretary of the Australian Financial Futures Association and the Chief Advisor to the Council of Authorised Money Market Dealers, and was a monthly columnist for the Australian Stock Exchange Journal.
Andrew is currently a non-executive director of infrastructure manager Gardior Pty Ltd and the property Boards of North Queensland Airport.
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.
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 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.
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.
Mr Rowe joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in August 2004. 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.