born 1964; played for University of Queensland Rugby Football Club 1982-1997; 235 First Grade games; played for Australian Universities, Australian Barbarians, Queensland and Emerging Wallabies; University Blue; Level 2 Coach; backs coach of University Premier Grade.

Trustee of University of Queensland Rugby Union Foundation Trust.

Mark completed a Bachelor of Science at The University of Queensland as well as a Masters of Business Administration in 1990 at the Queensland University of Technology.

Mark’s knowledge base is focused strongly in the strategic positioning and marketing of existing and new businesses with an innovative approach to planning and execution. Mark has over 20 years consulting and senior executive experience in the private and public sectors, primarily in the Licensed Club, Hospitality, Transport and Agricultural industries.

He is a founding Director of DIY Car Hire, an online car hire business that successfully adopts the ‘Do-It-Yourself and Save’ philosophy, and Industry Data Online (IDOL), the leading provider of benchmarking in the Australian Club industry.

Mark is presently General Manager of Odyssey Gaming Limited, a well-respected Licensed Monitoring Operator (LMO) to the Queensland Club and Hotel Industry since it was established by the Queensland Hotels Association in 1998.


ERIC TUNBRIDGE ANNING   of 14 Union St, Clayfield QLD 4011 was born at Townsville on the 20 May 1938. Secretary of the Foundation.

EDUCATION: At “Clark Hills” North Queensland his mother was his first teacher- with the assistance of School-of-the-Air on the pedal radio; 1947-54: All Souls’ School, Charters Towers (Boarder, Feetham House);1955-56: Anglican Church Grammar School (“Churchie”), Brisbane (Boarder, Gerald House);Scouting and Cadets at School and Air Training Corp whilst at University;1957-62: The University of Queensland, (St John’s College) obtaining a Bachelor of Laws.

PROFESSIONAL LIFE:1960-62:Served 3 years Articled Clerkship, articled to Mr Henry Kivas Tully of the firm of Tully and Wilson;1962: Graduated LLB from The University of Queensland;1963: Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in  March, 1963;1963: Joined the Brisbane firm of Solicitors Feez Ruthning & Co  (FR);1965: became a partner in  FR (now ALLENS-LINKLATTERS);Specialty: Banking and Finance work- acting for Banks and Finance companies, International Consortium loans and  related Insolvency work;; Served on committees of Queensland Law Society Incorporated; Executive in Residence and Lecturer at The University of Queensland- Commerce Law Faculty Published papers on Banking and Finance subjects and delivered papers at Banking and Finance Conferences; Became senior partner of FR.

COMMUNITY: QLD Law Society work ;Examiner in Securities Law for the Solicitor’ Board students; Kiwanis International (Brisbane President);Queensland  Rugby Union Club (inaugural Honorary Treasurer); President University of Queensland Rugby Football Club 1975-9;1957-date: has worked for much of this time and is still working as a volunteer in community rugby (served on the Committee of  University of Queensland  Rugby Football Club Inc 57-65, 75-79, 98 to date); Trustee of University of Queensland Rugby Union Foundation Trust.

MEMBERSHIPS: Life Member of University of Queensland Rugby Football Club; Life Member of UQ Sport; Life Member LNP; Royal Queensland Golf Club; The Brisbane Club;

SPORTS: At school I engaged in Rugby League, Cricket, Tennis, Athletics,  Swimming, Boxing (Captain of boxing at Churchie), Rugby Union and Rowing (1st 8 at Churchie); Rowed in the boat for Noosa Lifesavers; At UQ, I played rugby for my College, Faculty and Club; Played for University of Queensland Rugby Football Club from 57-60; 62-65 (UQ Full Blue for Rugby);Played Rugby for Queensland 1959, 1963-5; Toured NZ with the Australian Universities Rugby Union team in 1964; Competition squash 65-68; Skiing; Golf.


BRUCE ROBERT BROWN, of 24 Yoku Rd, Ashgrove, Brisbane. B.Com from UQ; AAUQ, FAICD. Chairman of the Foundation.

He was born in 1944; he played Rugby for the University of Queensland Rugby Football Club, Queensland and Australia; he coached at the Club for 5 years including First Grade for 3 years winning the First Grade Premiership in 1979; he was a former Chairman of the Directors of the QRU Rugby College.

He is President of the Club and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation.

He served as the Chairman of Flight Centre Ltd. from April 2006 to November 6, 2007 and was a  non-Executive Director from December 2005 to November 6, 2007. He served as a non-Executive Director of Transpacific Industries Group Ltd. from March 8, 2005 to March 1, 2013 (becoming Deputy Chairman).

He was Chief Executive Officer of Campbell Brothers Ltd. from 1990  to August 31, 2005 (appointed a managing director in1993) – He  also served as its Secretary; during his 29 years of association with Campbell Brothers Ltd., he was integral to its significant growth and ongoing development, serving in various finance and senior management positions.

He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of ALS Limited since October 1, 2005 and is a Member of the Remuneration Committee. He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of RedFlow Limited since March 5, 2012.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


JON WALTER COLIN BROADLEY of 31 Beaconsfield Street, Highgate Hill, Brisbane.                                                                BA. LLB from UQ,  F. Fin.  MAICD.

He played Rugby for the University of Queensland Rugby Football Club from 1974 -1994, QLD Under 18/19 and Australian Universities; Foundation Life Member of Club; former Club Secretary; UQ Sport Service Award; presently Trustee of the Foundation.

Jon is a Managing Partner in the Brisbane law firm of Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers. He is a member of both the Queensland Law Society and the Law Council of Australia.

Jon was a founding partner of Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers, and has over 30 years’ post-admission experience in private practice. He was previously a partner in an international legal firm. He was actively involved in the regulation of the legal profession in Queensland for 20 years as Clerk to the Statutory Committee and Solicitors Complaints Tribunal. He is currently a longstanding member of the Insolvency and Reconstruction Committee of the Law Council of Australia and the Queensland Law Society.

His practice areas include: Banking, Finance and Insolvency; Commercial; Corporate; Commercial Dispute Resolution; Financial Services.


JAMES MATTHEW CREAGH of 51 Penrose Street Auchenflower, Brisbane Qld 4066.

BA.LLB (UQ). Diploma of Financial Planning

He played Rugby for the University of Queensland Rugby Football Club from 1966 to 1973 and 1977 to 2001.  Represented Queensland in Rugby in 1968, 1972 and 1973 and Australian Universities in 1973. Coached at the Club in 1977 and 1978. Received both Full and Half Blues for Rugby. Former Committee Member of the Club. Played cricket for the University Cricket Club.

He is a Trustee of University of Queensland Rugby Union Foundation Trust.

He was formerly Senior Partner of the Queensland practice of the National law firm of Phillips Fox (now DLA Piper).

He established a financial advisory business which he has since sold.

He holds a current Solicitor’s Practising Certificate from the Queensland Law Society and is presently a Consultant to the Brisbane law firm- Creagh Weightman Lawyers.


TIMOTHY BOY CROMMELIN of Mariners RFeach, 87/53 Newstead Terrace, Newstead, Brisbane


Born 1948; played for University of Queensland Rugby Football Club; captained UQ Cricket First Eleven; University Blue.

Broad knowledge of corporate finance, risk management and acquisitions and over 40 years’ experience in the stockbroking and property industry.

Trustee University of Queensland Rugby Union Foundation Trust.

Chairman of the Board of AP Eagers Limited, Member of Audit, Risk & Remuneration Committees; Independent, non-executive Director since February 2011.

Executive Chairman of Morgans Financial Ltd.

Director of Senex Energy Ltd (appointed October 2010).

Member of The University of Queensland Senate.

Director, Australian Cancer Research Foundation.

Director Abney Hotels Ltd.

Former Deputy Chairman of Queensland Gas Company Ltd and CS Energy Ltd.


RICHARD GOODMANSON   9-15 Central Avenue, Manly,  NSW  2095

  1. Eng (Civil), BEcon and BCom, MBA

He was born in 1947; he attained degrees: Civil Engineering from the Royal Military College of Australia, Master of Civil Engineering from Norwich University; B Com and B Econ from UQ; MBA from Columbia University.

He played for the University of Queensland Rugby Football Club and is a Trustee of the University of Queensland Rugby Union Foundation Trust.

Retired as Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company (1999-2009). In that role he had direct responsibility for all of the businesses, operating functions and geographic regions where the company operates.

Prior experience included SVP Operations of Frito-Lay, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PepsiCo, President and Chief Executive Officer of America West Airlines, senior partner of McKinsey & Company, and various civil engineering project management roles in Australia, Papua New Guinea, and SE Asia, including the construction of the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway. He served in the Royal Australian Engineers, including active service in Sth Vietnam, and achieved the rank of Captain.

He currently serves on the board of directors of the Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Ltd Corporations, and Qantas Airways Ltd. He is Past Chair of the Board of the United Way of Delaware, and has held directorships on the Boise Cascade Corp., Office Max, Solaris, Golden Gate University Graduate School of Business, the Phoenix Symphony, and the Dallas Museum of Natural History. He has been on the Board of Economic Advisors to the Governor of Guangdong Province since 2003.


HOWARD LEIGH STACK   of 250/1 Newstead Terrace, Newstead,, Queensland

  1. LLB

He was born 1944; played for the University of Queensland Rugby Football Club; represented Queensland in Baseball; in cricket, played for Queensland Colts and captained Australian Universities; University Blue.

He is a Trustee University of Queensland Rugby Union Foundation Trust.

He was a Partner in the Brisbane based commercial law firm Feez Ruthning from1969, and was its Managing Partner from 1992 until its merger with Allen, Allen and Hemsley in 1996. He was Partner of Allen, Allen and Hemsley (now ALLENS-LINKLATERS) until 2001.

He is a leading professional corporate director with significant experience in high growth corporations:-

Non-Executive Chairman of RedFlow Limited since February 9, 2012.
Non-Executive Chairman of Magnetica Ltd. since December 23, 2004.
Chairman of Brisbane Grammar School Board of Trustees since 1991.
Non-Executive Chairman of Bow Energy Limited since December 17, 2009
Director of Queensland Events Corporation from 1996 to 1998 and Waratah Coal Inc. from June 2008 to December 2008.
Chairman of Southern Cross Pumps and Irrigation from 1996 to 1997.
Independent Director at Diversified Mining Services Limited.
Independent Non -Executive Director of Flight Centre Limited from August 1995 to November 1, 2007.
Director of Data 3 Limited. Chair on listing and then Director from about 1977 to about 2004.
Director of Australian National Industries Limited from 1987 to 1997.

of 675 Cambooya Felton Road, Cambooya  Queensland

Born 2-10-1943. Studied Veterinary Science at the University of Queensland, graduated in 1966.

Worked in private practice (large and small animals) in Warwick, Queensland for 2 years after graduation.

Joined Gunn Rural Management in 1968, which subsequently became G.R.M. International, a large Project Planning and Management company, which still operates. At that time heavily involved in the development and management of large scale cattle operations on iconic Northern Territory stations- Tipperary, Elizabeth Downs, Coolibah-Bradshaw, Camfield, Montejinnie and Legune.

Acted as CEO of Australian Rural Exports Pty Ltd (AUSTREX), which was established as a subsidiary of G.R.M. International,  from 1973 until 2003. In that time oversaw the development of AUSTREX into a global livestock export company. AUSTREX exported to many destinations a large number of cattle (beef and dairy; feeder and breeding) and sheep over this period. Involved again now as a shareholder and Chairman (of AUSTREX) which now conducts operations not only in Australia but also in New Zealand, Chile, Uruguay and The United States.

Established New Zealand Agricultural Exports (AGEX) in 1978, which has facilitated the export of large numbers of sheep and cattle from New Zealand to this day.

1989-1992: Chairman, Australian Livestock Exporters Association, now Australian Livestock Export Council (ALEC).1999-2005: Director of LiveCorp.2004-2008: Inaugural member of Queensland Government Department of Primary Industries (now DEEDI) Animal Welfare Advisory Committee. 1998- to date: Member of the Livestock Export Research and Development Committee (LERDAC) and Chairman since 2001.



B.V.Sc. from UQ.

He was born in 1949. He played for the Club on and off for 10 years was the number 8 in the winning Under 19 Premiership side in 1968.

He was the Founder and is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Flight Centre Ltd.


STEVEN WILSON A.M.  of  116 Dornoch Terrace Highgate Hill   Brisbane.

  1. Com; L.LB He was a qualified as an accountant and a lawyer but turned to Stockbroking.

He played for University of Queensland Rugby Football Club 1972-1978; played for Queensland U18, U19, U23,  and Queensland B.

He is a Trustee of University of Queensland Rugby Union Foundation Trust.

After 4 years with Cazenove & Co. in London, he joined a local Brisbane firm of Stockbrokers Wilson & Co in 1984.  Thereafter he spent 25 years as either Chairman, Managing Director or Joint Managing Director of the Company. During that period the firm went national and floated on the Stock Exchange. He co-founded Hyperion Asset Management in 1997 and Pinnacle Investment Management in 2006. In October 2011, Mr Wilson resigned his Chief Executive position whilst remaining on the board as a non-executive Director and also provided consultancy services until 30 June 2013.

He has over 35 years of professional investment experience, serving on several boards including, as Chairman, South Bank Corporation, Hyperion Asset Management, Barambah Wines, St John’s Cathedral Completion Fund, and as a Director of Telstra Corporation, Tourism Queensland Pinnacle Investment Management Limited, Next Financial Limited, Queensland Rugby Union, The Centre for Independent Studies and the Council of Queensland University of Technology.

For the Anglican Church, he raised $15 million for the extension of St. John’s Anglican Cathedral.