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Board of Directors and Management Team

We employ 280 full-time staff and over 2,000 casual staff who pride themselves on exceeding guests’ expectations at hundreds of race meetings and events each year across our venues.

Introduction

Our people are a key part of our success and committed to ensuring that we deliver outstanding customer service. 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 three to four years and meets at least once a month. Members of the Board of Directors also sit on various committees which meet on a regular basis. They include matters relating to Audit, Risk and Compliance, Finance and Wagering, Remuneration, Property Development, Commercial, Membership and Racing.

Board of Directors

Matthew McGrath

Chairman, GAICD

Appointed to the Board 1 February, 2015

Director Australis Communications

Director Makachla Pty Ltd

Chair of Property & Racing Infrastructure Committee

Member of Finance & Audit Committee

Member of Remuneration & Nomination Committee

Julia Ritchie

Vice Chair

Elected to the Board 1 February 2015

Owner and Director of Wild Oaks and Oak Ridge Spelling & Agistment farms

Owner and Director of J. Robins Manufacturing Pty Ltd

Chair of Commercial Committee

Member of Finance & Audit Committee

Trish Egan

Director, GAICD

Appointed to the Board 1 February 2015

Vice Chair of the Board of Australian Turf Club 2016-2018

Chief Operating Officer, Diabetes NSW & ACT

Trustee, Racing NSW Equine Welfare Fund

Chair of Safety & Risk Committee

Member of Commercial Committee

Member of Remuneration & Nomination Committee

Bill Evans

Director, Honorary Treasurer

Elected to the Board 25 February 2014

Chief Economist, Westpac Banking Corporation

Former Chairman Australian Business Economists; Life Member

Chairman of Finance & Audit Committee

Phil Morley

Director, MAICD

Elected to the Board 20 May 2016

Morley Agency Consultant – Advisor to the Food Industry

Chair of the Australian Turf Club Foundation

Chair of Remuneration and Nominations Committee

Member of Property & Racing Infrastructure Committee

Angela Belle McSweeney

Director, GAICD

Elected to the Board 1 February 2017

Managing Director, Angela Belle McSweeney Communications

Vice President, The Black & White Committee for Vision Australia since 2012

Member of Commercial Committee

Member of Safety & Risk Committee

Paul Barnett

Director, MME, GAICD

Appointed to the Board 1 February 2019

Chief Executive Officer, Mingara Leisure Group

Director of ClubsNSW, Director of Club Keno, Chairman of ClubBiz

Member of Property & Racing Infrastructure Committee

Member of Safety & Risk Committee

Executives

Jamie Barkley

Chief Executive Officer

Matt Galanos

Chief Financial Officer

James Heddo

Executive General Manager Racing Services

Corina Black

Executive General Manager Commercial

Jane Coles

Executive General Manager Member & Customer Experience

Melissa Richards

Executive General Manager People & Culture

Piers Thompson

Executive General Manager Infrastructure & Strategic Projects

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