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Nicholas Moore (Chair)

Nicholas Moore

Nicholas Moore was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie Group in May 2008. Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, banking, leasing, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities. Headquartered and listed in Australia, it operates in 27 countries and has $A551 billion in assets under management. Macquarie has developed leading market positions in a wide range of sectors, including infrastructure, energy, renewables, commodities, finance, and funds and asset management. Nicholas joined Macquarie in 1986 and led the global development of its advisory, funds management, financing and securities businesses. He now leads the continued growth of Macquarie Group’s global platform. 

Nicholas has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from UNSW. He was admitted as a solicitor and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is also Chairman of Screen Australia, the Sydney Opera House Trust and the University of NSW Business School Advisory Council, and a Director of the Centre for Independent Studies.

Mr Moore’s second term expires 24 March 2021.

Megan Brownlow (Deputy chair)

Megan Brownlow is a media and entertainment industry specialist at PwC where she performs strategy, due diligence, forecasting, and market analysis work for clients. She has over 20 years of experience in media and marketing ranging from producing television and radio programs to designing cross-media strategies – both content and advertising – for online and traditional media properties. Megan is the editor of PwC’s annual market-leading research program: The Australian Entertainment & Media Outlook, providing forecasts and commentary on the future of twelve media and telecommunications segments. As well as being Deputy Chair of Screen Australia, Megan is Deputy Chair of the Media Federation of Australia. She holds an Executive MBA from the AGSM; a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the ANU and is a graduate of the INSEAD leadership program and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).;

Ms Brownlow's first term expires 13 March 2020.

Michael Hawkins

Michael Hawkins is a management consultant practicing in the fields of negotiation and facilitation. He is the Chairman of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards and is also Executive Director of the National Association of Cinema Operators – Australasia and the Australian International Movie Convention. Michael is also a Director of Creative Content Australia Ltd and a member of Advisory Boards including HLB Mann Judd Chessboard and two prominent
Australian’s Family Offices. Michael is a Member (part time) of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. He serves on the Foundation of the Queensland State Library. He was formerly CEO of Australian Multiplex Cinemas Ltd and Deputy Chair of Screen Queensland. He is a lawyer by training and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Hawkins' first term expires 23 August 2019.

Claudia Karvan

Claudia Karvan is an acclaimed actor, producer and director. Her acting feature film credits include Daybreakers, Gillian Armstrong's High Tide, Phillip Noyce's Echoes of Paradise, The Heartbreak Kid, Paperback Hero and The Long Weekend. Claudia has starred in many Australian television series and mini-series including the Jack Irish series, Puberty Blues, The Secret Life of Us, The Time of Our Lives, My Brother Jack, Small Claims, the award-winning
drama series Love My Way, for which she was creator and producer, and Spirited on which she was a producer. As well as co-producing in Spirited, Love My Way and House of Hancock, Claudia also made her directorial debut on The Secret Life of Us.  Claudia has won several AACTA, Astra, Logie and AFI Awards.

Claudia is currently starring in a new eight-part drama series Newton’s Law and co-producing the TV drama Doctor Doctor.

Ms Karvan's second term expires 23 August 2019.

RIchard King

Based in Victoria, Richard King is a corporate communications and public policy professional. As Managing Partner of GRACosway Melbourne, a public affairs and financial and corporate communications consulting firm, Richard brings over 20 years of experience in government, media and markets. Richard’s strong understanding of corporate governance and the political environment is drawn from his in-house experience at NAB, advisory roles for Australian and international blue-chip companies, industry groups, not-for-profit organisations and government agencies. Richard has also held a number of senior advisory roles to government in the Treasury portfolios, and has specific expertise in communications, tax policy, fiscal policy and federal–state relations.

Mr King's first term expires 23 August 2019.

Jenny Taing

Jenny Taing is Head of Product Implementation at Vanguard Investments Australia, a board director of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and the Western Bulldogs Football Club Community Foundation. She is a former board director of The Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital and a former Commissioner of the Victorian Multicultural Commission.

In 2016, Jenny attended Harvard Business School as the Hugh DT Williamson Scholar. She is the winner of Government Lawyer of the Year 2017, In-House Lawyer of the Year Finalist 2016 and 2017 and the winner of the University of Melbourne Faculty of Arts Rising Star Alumni Award 2014. She appeared in CPA Australia's INTHEBLACK Magazine Top 40 Young Business Leaders List for 2013.

Ms Taing's first term expires 13 March 2020.

Joanna Werner

MS Werner has produced over 88 hours and 163 episodes of television along with two feature films, all of which have sold extensively around the world. Her work has been defined by consistent acclaim, beginning with an AACTA award for her very first work as a television producer (The Elephant Princess) and three Emmy Nominations. Since then, she’s amassed production credits on an array of internationally acclaimed work – most recently Riot, as well as the two time Emmy-nominated Dance Academy.

Ms Werner has also taken a leading role in the industry itself, as a Board member of Screen Australia and Chair of Screen Australia’s Gender Matters Taskforce.

Ms Werner's first term expires 13 March 2020.