DFL board of directors (Finance Arm)

 

DFL has an experienced board of directors, all of whom are independent from DUET.  DUET has a diverse range of skills amongst its directors including finance, audit, treasury, accounting, prior CFO's and CEO's, legal, corporate governance, capital markets, M&A, infrastructure and major projects, resources, energy and engineering.
Eric Goodwin BEng (UNSW), MIE (Aust), AM

Independent Chairman

Member, Audit & Risk Committee 
Member, Remuneration Committee
Member, Nomination Committee 

Eric joined the DFL board as part of DUET's initial public offering in June 2004.

Eric joined the Lend Lease Group in 1963 as a cadet engineer. During his 43 year career with Lend Lease he held a number of senior executive and subsidiary board positions in their Australian operations. Eric has extensive experience in design, construction and project management, general management and investment and funds management. Eric managed the MLC property portfolio during the 1980s and was the founding fund manager of Australian Prime Property Fund. Eric was previously a director of the GPT Group and the Macquarie Global Property Fund Advisors.

Other current directorships are: Director of Eureka Funds Management Limited. Eric is also the Chair of AMP Capital Real Estate Investment Committee.

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Jane Harvey BCom (Melb), MBA (Melb), FCA, FAICD

Independent Director

Chair, Audit & Risk Committee
Member, Remuneration Committee
Member, Nomination Committee 

Jane joined the DUET Group as an independent director as part of the DUET restructure in August 2013.

As a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Jane provided many years of consulting advice to the utilities sector including commercialisation and privatisation of both gas and electricity entities across Australia.


Jane retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2002, and since then has developed a portfolio of board positions. Jane was formerly a director of David Jones Limited and Medibank Private Limited.

Other current directorships are: Non executive director of IOOF Holdings Limited, Colonial Foundation Trust and Orygen - The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, UGL Limited and Bupa Australia and New Zealand Board. Jane chairs a number of Audit and Risk Committees on these Boards and is also a Council member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (Vic) and a member of the ASIC NED Advisory Panel.


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Terri Benson B.Bus., CPA

Independent Director

Member, Audit & Risk Committee
Chair, Remuneration Committee
Chair, Nomination Committee

Terri joined the board in May 2014. She has held a number of senior executive positions in the energy and water utility sector, including as Managing Director of Essential Energy in NSW and most recently as Chief Executive Officer of Seqwater in Queensland. She has extensive experience in Australian energy regulation, a track record in merging and restructuring energy utility businesses and a deep understanding of energy customer expectations.
 
Terri holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from the University of Western Sydney and has completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. She is a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Other current directorships are: Managing Director of Birdon Holdings Pty Ltd (a marine engineering company based in Port Macquarie) and CBHS Health Fund Limited.

Former roles include director of the Energy Networks Association, the Energy and Water Ombudsman of NSW and Gas Market Company Pty Ltd.

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