governance

Governance

The business and affairs of the Australian Turf Club (ATC) Limited are decided upon by a Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors is appointed for a term of four years and meets once a month or more often if deemed necessary. These meetings are also attended by the Executive as required. Members of the Board of Directors also sit on various committees which meet on a regular basis. They include matters relating to Audit, Finance and Remuneration (and Nomination), Merger Integration and Property Development .

Board of Directors

John Cornish
Chairman
  • Appointed to the Board 7 February 2011
  • Owner of Torryburn Stud breeding and spelling farm
  • Former Managing Director public and private companies
Michael Crismale
Vice - Chairman
  • Appointed to the Board 7 February 2011
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Founder of Matrium Technologies, part owner of A-League Sydney FC
  • Prominent thoroughbred owner
Alan Osburg
Director
  • Appointed to the Board 7 February 2011
  • Former AJC Board Member
  • Consultant solicitor with Hickson Lawyers
  • A prominent horse owner and small scale breeder
Wilf Mula
Director
  • Appointed to the Board 7 February 2011
  • Former STC Treasurer
  • Group Chairman of RTS Imaging
  • Prominent thoroughbred owner
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Mark McInnes
Director
  • Chief Executive of Premier Investments
  • Appointed to the Board 7 February 2011
  • Former CEO of top company in Australia
  • Board Member of Sydney Roosters
Laurie Macri
Director
  • Appointed to the Board 7 February 2011
  • Former Director of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association
  • Former STC Board Member
  • Executive Director of the Macquarie Group
John Camilleri
Director
  • Appointed to the Board 7 February 2011
  • Managing Director of Steggles
  • Racehorse owner and breeder of Farway Thoroughbreds
Darren Pearce
Chief Executive Officer
  • Appointed Chief Executive of Australian Turf Club on 24 April 2010
  • 15 years experience as Chartered Accountant in finance and banking
  • Passionate about thoroughbred racing
  • Thoroughbred horse owner