MANAGEMENT TEAM

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIRMAN

Mr Millner is has been a non-executive Director since 1984, and was appointed Chairman 1998. Mr Millner is a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees. Mr Millner has extensive experience in the investment industry.

Other current listed company directorships:

– Apex Healthcare Berhad – Appointed 2000
– Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd – Appointed 2000
– Brickworks Ltd – Appointed 1997, Chairman 1999
– BKI Investment Company Ltd – Appointed Chairman 2003
– Milton Corporation Ltd – Appointed 1998, Chairman 2002
– New Hope Corporation Ltd – Appointed 1995, Chairman 1998
– TPG Telecom Ltd – Appointed 2000

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:

– Hunter Hall Global Value Ltd – Appointed as an interim Director April 2017 (Resigned June 2017)

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr Barlow was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company in April 2014 having previously been the Managing Director of Pitt Capital Partners Limited for five years. Mr Barlow has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets and investing and has been responsible for a number of WHSP’s investments since joining the WHSP Group in 2004. His career has spanned positions in law and investment banking in Sydney and Hong Kong. Mr Barlow has a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Technology, Sydney. Mr Barlow is a member of the Risk Committee.

Other current listed company directorships: 
– New Hope Corporation Ltd – Appointed 2015
– Palla Pharma Ltd – Appointed 2015

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– PM Capital Asian Opportunities Fund Ltd – Appointed 2015 (Resigned 2017)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mrs Fuller has been a non-executive Director since 2017 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees. Mrs Fuller is an experienced public company director with a background in Chartered Accounting, Private Equity and Investment Banking. Her experience includes: financial advisory, corporate finance, investment management, mergers and acquisitions and management consulting. Mrs Fuller holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Melbourne and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Other current listed company directorships:
– Computershare Ltd – Appointed 2014
– Smart Parking Ltd – Appointed 2011

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– Costa Group Holdings Ltd – Appointed 2015 (Resigned September 2018)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Hawker has been a non-executive Director since 2012. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Risk Committees, and a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. Mr Hawker is a professional company director with over 30 years experience in financial markets and investment. He was Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Insurance Australia Group from 2001 to 2008. From 1995 to 2001, Mr Hawker held a range of positions at Westpac, including Group Executive of Business and Consumer Banking and General Manager of Financial Markets. Prior to this, he held a number of positions at Citibank, including Deputy Managing Director for Australia and subsequently Executive Director, Head of Derivatives, Europe.  Mr Hawker has been Chairman of the Insurance Council of Australia; Chairman of the Australian Financial Markets Association; a member of the Australian Governments Financial Sector Advisory Committee; and a member of the Business Council of Australia.

Other current listed company directorships:
– Macquarie Group Ltd – Appointed 2010

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– Aviva PLC – Appointed 2010 (Resigned 2019)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Millner has been a non-executive Director since 2011. He is a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees. Mr Millner is a Director and Co-Portfolio Manager of Contact Asset Management Pty Limited which is the manager of Listed Investment Companies BKI Investment Company Limited (ASX: BKI) and URB Investments Limited (ASX: URB). Mr Millner’s experience includes: 17 years within the financial services industry, including 15 years in active portfolio management of Australian equities; 9 years as a CEO of an Australian listed company, BKI; and 8 years as a Director of Australian listed companies. Mr Millner has a Bachelor of Industrial Design degree and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Other current listed company directorships:
– New Hope Corporation Ltd – Appointed 2015

Former listed company directorships in the past three years: 
– PM Capital Global Opportunities Fund Ltd – Appointed 2013 (Resigned 2017)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Negus has been a non-executive Director since 2014. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Audit, Nomination and Risk Committees Mr Negus has over 30 years experience in the banking and finance sectors including both senior management and director roles. He has extensive experience in managing equity and property portfolios. He has a Bachelor of Business Degree from the University of Technology Sydney and a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales. He is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). Mr Negus is a Director of Terrace Tower Group Pty. Limited and a Member of the Council of UNSW.

Other current listed company directorships:
– Bank of Queensland Limited – Appointed 2016
– Pengana Capital Group Limited – Chairman Appointed 2017
– Virgin Australia Holdings Limited – Appointed 2017

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– URB Investments Ltd – Chairman Appointed 2016 (Resigned 2019)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Westphal has been a non-executive Director since 2006. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees. Mr Westphal is a Chartered Accountant and was a partner of Ernst & Young for 25 years. He has many years of experience in corporate transactions with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and valuation across a variety of industry sectors. Mr Westphal was formerly the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Queenwood School for Girls Limited for 10 years.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIRMAN

Mr Millner is has been a non-executive Director since 1984, and was appointed Chairman 1998. Mr Millner is a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees. Mr Millner has extensive experience in the investment industry.

Other current listed company directorships:

– Apex Healthcare Berhad – Appointed 2000
– Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd – Appointed 2000
– Brickworks Ltd – Appointed 1997, Chairman 1999
– BKI Investment Company Ltd – Appointed Chairman 2003
– Milton Corporation Ltd – Appointed 1998, Chairman 2002
– New Hope Corporation Ltd – Appointed 1995, Chairman 1998
– TPG Telecom Ltd – Appointed 2000

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:

– Hunter Hall Global Value Ltd – Appointed as an interim Director April 2017 (Resigned June 2017)

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr Barlow was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company in April 2014 having previously been the Managing Director of Pitt Capital Partners Limited for five years. Mr Barlow has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets and investing and has been responsible for a number of WHSP’s investments since joining the WHSP Group in 2004. His career has spanned positions in law and investment banking in Sydney and Hong Kong. Mr Barlow has a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Technology, Sydney. Mr Barlow is a member of the Risk Committee.

Other current listed company directorships: 
– New Hope Corporation Ltd – Appointed 2015
– Palla Pharma Ltd – Appointed 2015

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– PM Capital Asian Opportunities Fund Ltd – Appointed 2015 (Resigned 2017)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mrs Fuller has been a Non-executive Director since 2017 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees. Mrs Fuller is an experienced public company director with a background in Chartered Accounting, Private Equity and Investment Banking. Her experience includes: financial advisory, corporate finance, investment management, mergers and acquisitions and management consulting. Mrs Fuller holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Melbourne and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Other current listed company directorships:
– Computershare Ltd – Appointed 2014
– Smart Parking Ltd – Appointed 2011

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– Costa Group Holdings Ltd – Appointed 2015 (Resigned September 2018)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Hawker has been a non-executive Director since 2012. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Risk Committees, and a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. Mr Hawker is a professional company director with over 30 years experience in financial markets and investment. He was Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Insurance Australia Group from 2001 to 2008. From 1995 to 2001, Mr Hawker held a range of positions at Westpac, including Group Executive of Business and Consumer Banking and General Manager of Financial Markets. Prior to this, he held a number of positions at Citibank, including Deputy Managing Director for Australia and subsequently Executive Director, Head of Derivatives, Europe.  Mr Hawker has been Chairman of the Insurance Council of Australia; Chairman of the Australian Financial Markets Association; a member of the Australian Governments Financial Sector Advisory Committee; and a member of the Business Council of Australia.

Other current listed company directorships:
– Macquarie Group Ltd – Appointed 2010

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– Aviva PLC – Appointed 2010 (Resigned 2019)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Millner has been a Non-executive Director since 2011. He is a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees.
Mr Millner is a Director and Co-Portfolio Manager of Contact Asset Management Pty Limited which is the manager of BKI Investment Company Limited (ASX: BKI), a Listed Investment Company.
Mr Millner’s experience includes: 17 years within the financial services industry, including 15 years in active portfolio management of Australian equities; 9 years as a CEO of an Australian listed company, BKI; and 8 years as a Director of Australian listed companies.
Mr Millner has a Bachelor of Industrial Design degree and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Other current listed company directorships:
– New Hope Corporation Ltd – Appointed 2015

Former listed company directorships in the past three years: 
– PM Capital Global Opportunities Fund Ltd – Appointed 2013 (Resigned 2017)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Negus has been a Non-executive director since 2014. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Audit, Nomination and Risk Committees Mr Negus has over 30 years experience in the banking and finance sectors including both senior management and director roles. He has extensive experience in managing equity and property portfolios. He has a Bachelor of Business Degree from the University of Technology Sydney and a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales. He is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). Mr Negus is a Director of Terrace Tower Group Pty. Limited and a Member of the Council of UNSW.

Other current listed company directorships:
– Bank of Queensland Limited – Appointed 2016
– Pengana Capital Group Limited – Chairman Appointed 2017
– Virgin Australia Holdings Limited – Appointed 2017

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– URB Investments Ltd – Chairman Appointed 2016 (Resigned 2019)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Westphal has been a Non-executive Director since 2006. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees. Mr Westphal is a Chartered Accountant and was a partner of Ernst & Young for 25 years. He has many years of experience in corporate transactions with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and valuation across a variety of industry sectors. Mr Westphal was formerly the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Queenwood School for Girls Limited for 10 years.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIRMAN

Mr Millner is has been a non-executive Director since 1984, and was appointed Chairman 1998. Mr Millner is a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees. Mr Millner has extensive experience in the investment industry.

Other current listed company directorships:

– Apex Healthcare Berhad – Appointed 2000
– Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd – Appointed 2000
– Brickworks Ltd – Appointed 1997, Chairman 1999
– BKI Investment Company Ltd – Appointed Chairman 2003
– Milton Corporation Ltd – Appointed 1998, Chairman 2002
– New Hope Corporation Ltd – Appointed 1995, Chairman 1998
– TPG Telecom Ltd – Appointed 2000

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:

– Hunter Hall Global Value Ltd – Appointed as an interim Director April 2017 (Resigned June 2017)

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr Barlow was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company in April 2014 having previously been the Managing Director of Pitt Capital Partners Limited for five years. Mr Barlow has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets and investing and has been responsible for a number of WHSP’s investments since joining the WHSP Group in 2004. His career has spanned positions in law and investment banking in Sydney and Hong Kong. Mr Barlow has a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Technology, Sydney. Mr Barlow is a member of the Risk Committee.

Other current listed company directorships: 
– New Hope Corporation Ltd – Appointed 2015
– Palla Pharma Ltd – Appointed 2015

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– PM Capital Asian Opportunities Fund Ltd – Appointed 2015 (Resigned 2017)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mrs Fuller has been a non-executive Director since 2017 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees. Mrs Fuller is an experienced public company director with a background in Chartered Accounting, Private Equity and Investment Banking. Her experience includes: financial advisory, corporate finance, investment management, mergers and acquisitions and management consulting. Mrs Fuller holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Melbourne and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Other current listed company directorships:
– Computershare Ltd – Appointed 2014
– Smart Parking Ltd – Appointed 2011

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– Costa Group Holdings Ltd – Appointed 2015 (Resigned September 2018)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Hawker has been a non-executive Director since 2012. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Risk Committees, and a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. Mr Hawker is a professional company director with over 30 years experience in financial markets and investment. He was Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Insurance Australia Group from 2001 to 2008. From 1995 to 2001, Mr Hawker held a range of positions at Westpac, including Group Executive of Business and Consumer Banking and General Manager of Financial Markets. Prior to this, he held a number of positions at Citibank, including Deputy Managing Director for Australia and subsequently Executive Director, Head of Derivatives, Europe.  Mr Hawker has been Chairman of the Insurance Council of Australia; Chairman of the Australian Financial Markets Association; a member of the Australian Governments Financial Sector Advisory Committee; and a member of the Business Council of Australia.

Other current listed company directorships:
– Macquarie Group Ltd – Appointed 2010

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– Aviva PLC – Appointed 2010 (Resigned 2019)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Millner has been a non-executive Director since 2011. He is a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees.
Mr Millner is a Director and Co-Portfolio Manager of Contact Asset Management Pty Limited which is the manager of BKI Investment Company Limited (ASX: BKI), a Listed Investment Company.
Mr Millner’s experience includes: 17 years within the financial services industry, including 15 years in active portfolio management of Australian equities; 9 years as a CEO of an Australian listed company, BKI; and 8 years as a Director of Australian listed companies.
Mr Millner has a Bachelor of Industrial Design degree and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Other current listed company directorships:
– New Hope Corporation Ltd – Appointed 2015

Former listed company directorships in the past three years: 
– PM Capital Global Opportunities Fund Ltd – Appointed 2013 (Resigned 2017)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Negus has been a non-executive Director since 2014. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Audit, Nomination and Risk Committees Mr Negus has over 30 years experience in the banking and finance sectors including both senior management and director roles. He has extensive experience in managing equity and property portfolios. He has a Bachelor of Business Degree from the University of Technology Sydney and a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales. He is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). Mr Negus is a Director of Terrace Tower Group Pty. Limited and a Member of the Council of UNSW.

Other current listed company directorships:
– Bank of Queensland Limited – Appointed 2016
– Pengana Capital Group Limited – Chairman Appointed 2017
– Virgin Australia Holdings Limited – Appointed 2017

Former listed company directorships in the past three years:
– URB Investments Ltd – Chairman Appointed 2016 (Resigned 2019)

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Westphal has been a non-executive Director since 2006. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees. Mr Westphal is a Chartered Accountant and was a partner of Ernst & Young for 25 years. He has many years of experience in corporate transactions with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and valuation across a variety of industry sectors. Mr Westphal was formerly the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Queenwood School for Girls Limited for 10 years.

SENIOR EXECUTIVES

COMPANY SECRETARY

Mr Bloodworth is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years accounting and company secretarial experience and was appointed Company Secretary of WHSP in 2007. He was also the Company Secretary of Clover Corporation Limited from 2007 to 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Bloodworth was Company Secretary of the Garratts Limited Group of Companies for 2 years and Chief Financial Officer of the Group for 6 years.

SENIOR EXECUTIVES

COMPANY SECRETARY

Mr Bloodworth is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years accounting and company secretarial experience and was appointed Company Secretary of WHSP in 2007. He was also the Company Secretary of Clover Corporation Limited from 2007 to 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Bloodworth was Company Secretary of the Garratts Limited Group of Companies for 2 years and Chief Financial Officer of the Group for 6 years.

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