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.

Meet Mark Scanlon

Meet Mark Scanlon

Board Member since October 2016
Chairperson
Chair of the Audit Committee

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 is Chairman of the Credit and Investments Ombudsman Service Limited and Independent Chairman of the Launceston City Council Audit Panel. Mark is also a member of the Tasmanian Health Service (THS) Governing Council and Chairman of the THS Audit and Risk Committee.

Skills and Qualifications

•    Bachelor of Business (with distinction) from Victoria University.  
•    Master of Business Administration from RMIT University
•    Completed a Harvard Club of Australia Leadership Program.
•    Fellow of CPA Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Meet Liz Gillam

Meet Liz Gillam

Board Member since December 2013
Member of the Audit Committee

Liz has significant experience at an executive level within the Tasmanian Government and has many years’ experience as a senior policy person and executive with the Local Government Association of Tasmania. At the present time she is the Chair of the Tasmanian Electoral Commission, a member of the Tasmanian Integrity Commission, member of the Local Government Board and member of the Hobart Women’s Shelter Board.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Meet Tracy Matthews

Meet Tracy Matthews

Board Member since January 2016
Chair of the Audit Committee

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, Vice Commodore of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, Director of a private Philanthropic Foundation and Family Group, and Independent Chair of the Audit Committees for the Tasmanian Office of the Auditor General and NRM South Inc.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Meet Barbara Hingston

Meet Barbara Hingston

Board Member since May 2016.
Member of the 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 and consultant to government and non-government organisations in governance and strategy, service performance 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 where she is a Director of the inaugural Tasmanian Health Service Governing Council.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • GAICD
  • MAASW

Meet Michael Dontschuk

Meet Michael Dontschuk

Board Member since July 2017.
Member of the 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.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Sc (Hons)
  • FFTP
  • GAICD