Meet our Board

Our Board of Directors are appointed by the Treasurer and the Attorney-General. This is based on the recommendation of the current Board members.  They are also selected on the basis of their complementary skills and ability to add value to our Board.

The Board has adopted a Charter setting out its powers and functions and operational details relating to the Board.

Meet Mark

Meet Mark

Mark Scanlon MBA BBus FCPA FAICD

  • Chairperson as from October 2016 to present
  • Member of Audit Committee 
  • Member Investment Committee

Mark is Chairman of the Credit and Investments Ombudsman Service Limited and Independent Chairman of the Launceston City Council and Flinders Council Audit Panels.

Other positions held previously include Governing Council member – Tasmanian Health Service (THS)and Chairman of the THS Audit and Risk Committee, Director of the Motor Accidents Insurance Board (MAIB) and Chairman of the MAIB Audit Committee, Director of the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, President of the Launceston Chamber of Commerce, Managing Director of Tasmanian Perpetual Trustees Limited, Managing Director of Tasmanian Banking Services Limited and Joint Chief Executive Officer of MyState Limited.

Mark has over 30 years senior executive experience in a variety of industry sectors including funds management, trustee services, banking, health insurance and general insurance. He has a broad set of skills including strategic planning, leadership, business management, marketing and corporate governance.

Mark graduated with a Bachelor of Business (with distinction) from Victoria University. He has a Master of Business Administration from RMIT University and completed a Harvard Club of Australia Leadership Program.

Mark is a Fellow of CPA Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Meet Liz

Meet Liz

Liz Gillam LLB

  • Board Member December 2013
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Graduate and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Liz has significant experience at an executive level in both State and Local Government, primarily in the area of policy and legislation development. She has recently completed an 8 year term on the Tasmanian Integrity Commission and is currently a member of the Hobart Women’s Shelter Board and Narryna Council.


Meet Tracy

Meet Tracy

Tracy Matthews BCom FCA FAICD

  • Board Member since January 2016
  • Chair of the Audit Committee
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Tracy is a chartered accountant and non-executive director with experience across a broad range of sectors and industries.  Tracy’s core skills are in the areas of accounting, governance, audit and risk, funds management, business and strategic planning. She also facilitates governance training courses for the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Tracy is currently a Non-Executive Director of TasPorts, Chair of the Tasmanian Building and Construction Industry Training Board, Commodore of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania and Independent Chair of the Audit Committees for the Tasmanian Office of the Auditor General and NRM South Inc.


Meet Barbara

Meet Barbara

Barbara Hingston BA, BSW, MAASW GAICD

  • Board Member since May 2016
  • Member Investment Committee

Barbara brings substantial executive and governance experience in the not-for-profit sector to the Board. She is a professional Non- Executive Director also consulting to government and non-government organisations in governance and strategy, financial management, service performance, quality and safety and stakeholder engagement.

Barbara has worked with national, state wide and local organisations in the health, mental health and community service sector in the ACT, Queensland, Victoria, and Tasmania.  She was a Director of the inaugural Tasmanian Health Service Governing Council, is a member of the Minister’s Disability Advisory Council and is a Director of Dental Health Services, Victoria.


Meet Michael

Meet Michael

Michael Dontschuk  BSc (Hons), FFTP, GAICD

  • Board Member since July 2017
  • Chairperson of Investment Committee

Michael Dontschuk is a finance professional with over 35 years’ experience in investment, finance, treasury and financial risk management.

He currently is a professional NED and sits on a number of company boards including Grange Resources Limited,  Motor Accidents Insurance Board (Tasmania), Australia Ratings, Eticore and Public Trustee.

Previously he has been an executive with Grange Resources Limited, Group Treasurer of ANZ Bank, Managing Director of Treasury Corporation Victoria, President and Director of the Finance and Treasury Association of Australia and Manager at Bankers Trust and has worked extensively in corporate financial advisory and investment banking.