The North Queensland Airports Board of Directors is comprised of:

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Ross Rolfe

Ross Rolfe has extensive experience in senior positions in both the public and private sectors, having served as Director General of five Queensland departments, from the mid-1990s until 2007, including Premier Department, Coordinator General, Department of State Development and Department of Trade. He has also been the CEO of two energy companies and has held a number of roles as Chairman and Non-Executive Director on Boards of publicly listed companies and Government owned Corporations in the infrastructure and energy sectors

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Clinton Dines

Originally from Queensland, Clinton Dines studied here and in France and has lived and worked continuously in the Greater China Region for almost 36 years. A fluent Mandarin speaker, Clinton has extensive frontline operational and commercial management positions in China and was BHP Billiton’s senior country executive in China for 21 years. He was a prime mover in the establishment of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in China in 1993 and its chair for many years and was the the Attaché to the Australian Olympic Team for the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. Clinton is currently a Non-Executive Director of Kazakhmys plc and Zanaga Iron Ore Company in London, and the Aurecon Group and a member of the Griffith University Council.

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Bob Lette

Bob Lette has longstanding involvement in the financial services and superannuation sectors. He is Chairman of the Building Unions Superannuation Scheme (Queensland) and a Board member since 1985. Bob is a Fellow of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He sits on a number of company Boards including Queensland Airports Limited and publicly listed construction and development company Watpac Limited.  Bob is Chairman of The Private Capital Group Pty Ltd which is the Trustee of The Infrastructure Fund, one of Australia’s top performing unlisted infrastructure funds. Bob is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia, and until 30 June 2008 was a Partner and now consults to Brisbane law firm, Mullins Lawyers.

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Colin Storrie

Colin Storrie extensive financial and aviation experience, which includes Group Treasurer, Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Chief Financial Officer roles within Qantas Airways Ltd and AMP Ltd. He has also held a number of director roles in both listed and non-listed companies including Qantas Airways Ltd, Jetset Travel Ltd, Qantas superannuation, AMP Bank and AMP Financial Services. Prior his roles at Qantas and AMP, Colin worked in investment banking and for the government of New South Wales.  Colin is an independent non-executive Director of AIG Australia Ltd and is Chair of both its Board Audit and Risk Committees. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wollongong, a graduate diploma in management from AGSM University of New South Wales is a fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants (FCPA) and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

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Paul Ryan

Based in New York, Paul Ryan is CEO and Portfolio Manager of JPMorgan Asset Management's OECD Infrastructure Equity Fund. In addition to North Queensland Airports, he sits on the Boards of Electricity North West (UK), Southern Water (UK), and Noatum Ports (Spain). Originally from Sydney, Paul has spent almost 20 years in the United States and has an MBA from Yale and a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University.

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Andrew Agnew

Andrew is an experienced company director with in-depth experience in asset management, funds management and financial services.

Andrew's executive career was spent as an investment banker and includes substantial international business experience including 10 years building businesses within Asia. This work developed extensive experience in financing both debt and equity structures for clients as ABN AMRO Bank's Regional Head for Asia for Financial Institutions and Government clients across 19 countries in Asia from 1996 to 2009. Previously he held senior roles with Citibank and NatWest Investment Bank in London, New York and Sydney.

Andrew advised and executed Australian government asset sales as well as structuring and financing Australian infrastructure funds.

Andrew has served on Australian financial industry committees including being the secretary of the Australian Financial Futures Association and the Chief Advisor for the Council of Authorised Money Market Dealers and was a monthly columnist for the Australian Stock Exchange Journal.

Andrew is currently also a Director of Perth Airport and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Marko Josipovic

Marko Josipovic is an Investment Principal within the Infrastructure Investments Group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management. In his current role Marko has been involved in the initial investment and ongoing management of infrastructure businesses across OECD countries in the utilities, power generation and transportation sectors. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in New York, Marko worked in the infrastructure investment team at IFM Investors in Melbourne and at National Australia Bank as a member of the bank’s infrastructure project finance team in Sydney. He graduated from The University of Adelaide with a double degree of Bachelor of Laws (Honors) and Bachelor of Finance.

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Liz Savage

Liz has extensive experience in the travel, tourism & hospitality sectors, with expertise in strategy, marketing & digital commerce. Liz held leadership roles in high growth, disruptive consumer businesses in the UK, Europe & Australia: including as Business Development Director of easyJet & Chief Commercial Officer of Virgin Australia. Liz applies customer-centred leadership to her portfolio of Non Executive Director roles at Aerocare (Swissport ANZ), People Infrastructure, Brisbane Marketing and Triathlon Australia and previously at Mantra Group. Liz holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from University of Bristol, a Master’s degree in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University and studied at Harvard Business School.

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Richard Barker

Richard is a member of the Executive Team at Auckland International Airport. He is GM of Retail & Commercial responsible for Auckland Airport’s retailing businesses, including duty free, specialty retail, food and beverage. He is also responsible for Auckland Airport’s premium lounge, transportation and car-parking.

Richard spent more than 25 years in retail, energy and aviation sectors while working in New Zealand, UK, USA and Australia.

Richard holds a BMS (Marketing / Finance) and a KMI from Kellogg Business School – Chicago and is a member NZ Institute of Directors.  

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Diane Smith-Gander

Diane Smith-Gander is a professional company director and has led an accomplished business career spanning many industries and countries, with experience at some of Australia’s largest corporations. She was also a partner in the US at McKinsey & Company.

Diane is a non-Executive Director of Wesfarmers, AGL Energy, WA’s Keystart Home Loans and she serves on the partnership council of Norton Rose Fulbright Australia. She chairs the SafeWork Australia member’s body and the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Council.

Diane has a BEc and MBA and in 2015, she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Western Australia where she is a member of the Business School Advisory Board. She is also a director of CEDA