About Us

RISA Board

Charles Macek Charles Macek - Independent Director and Chairman
Charles is Chairman of Sustainable Investment Research Institute Pty Ltd. He is a director of Wesfarmers Ltd, has been a Director of Centro Retail Ltd since December 2011 and is a member of the Investment Committee of Unisuper Ltd. He is vice-chairman of the Standards Advisory Council attached to the International Accounting Standards Board, is a member of the Australian Advisory Board of MMC Inc. (Marsh McLennan Group) and was a foundation member of the ASIC External Advisory Panel 2009-2011. He was a director of Telstra from 2001 until his retirement in November 2009, was Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council 2003-2007 and was a member of the NZ Accounting Standards Review Board 2005-2007. He is a former Chairman of IOOF Ltd and a former Director of Living Cell Technologies Ltd.
Peter V'landys Peter V'landys AM- Racing New South Wales' nominated Director
Chief Executive Officer of Racing New South Wales, Executive Member - Australian Racing Board, Secretary - Racing Appeals Tribunal, Chairman - Racing Product Committee, Chairman - Racing NSW Animal Care and Ethics Committee, Member - Product Supply Advisory Group, Chairman - National Jockeys Safety Committee, Director - Racingcorp Pty Ltd and Chairman Australian Racing and Equine Academy.
Bernard Saundry Bernard Saundry - Racing Victoria Limited nominated Director
Chief Executive Officer - Racing Victoria, Executive Member - Australian Racing Board, Director - VicRacing, Director - TVN, Director - RV Media
Kevin Dixon Kevin Dixon - Racing Queensland nominated Director
Mr Kevin Dixon (Chairman of Racing Queensland) spent 30 years with Accenture, a global management consulting company. In 2004, he founded Racetree Stud and owns a number of racehorses. Kevin played an integral role in negotiations regarding the formation of the Brisbane Racing Precinct Joint Venture and was the founding chairman of the Brisbane Racing Club.
Ken Norquay Ken Norquay - Racing and Wagering Western Australia nominated Director
Executive General Manager Racing - FutureNow (WA ITC for Arts, Sport Recreation and Racing). Executive Director - Australian Racing Board, Director/Company Secretary CFM Television Pty. Ltd, Former General Manager - Sunshine Coast Turf Club, Former Board Member - WA Betting Control Board.
Nick Redin Nick Redin - Thoroughbred Racing SA nominated Director
Company Secretary and Chief Operating Officer Thoroughbred Racing SA Ltd
Howard Powell AM Howard Powell AM - Canberra Racing Club, Tasracing Limited, Thoroughbred Racing NT - nominated director
Howard Powell has held a number of executive management & general management positions with over 44years in business. The companies included IBM, Telstra, Fujitsu & Lexmark International. He also started the government business division of the Computer Power Group which was sold to USA interests in 1996. He has a Science degree with majors in pure Mathematics & Physics. He was made a Member of the Order Australia with an AM honour in 1994 for services to the ICT Industry. Howard has had a long term interest in thoroughbred racing as an owner, breeder & is an elected member of the committee of the Canberra Racing Club. He served as Canberra Racing's Chairman for 4 years from 2002 to 2006.