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Nicholas Moore (Chair)

Nicholas Moore

Mr Moore is the former Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie Group Limited. He retired after 33 years at Macquarie, and 10 years as CEO.

Mr Moore 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 Chair of Screen Australia, the Sydney Opera House Trust, The Centre for Independent Studies and a Member (and former Chair) of the UNSW Business School Advisory Council.

Mr Moore’s second term expires 24 March 2021.

Megan Brownlow (Deputy chair)

Ms Brownlow is a media and entertainment industry specialist. Until April 2019, she was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where she performed strategy, due diligence, forecasting, and market analysis work for clients and was the National Industry Leader for Technology, Media and Telecommunications. 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.

As well as being Deputy Chair of Screen Australia, Ms Brownlow is Deputy Chair of the Media Federation of Australia, Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Small and Regional Publishers’ Innovation Fund and on the Advisory Board for the School of Communications, UTS. Ms Brownlow 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

Mr Hawkins is a management consultant practising 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, and a Director of Creative Content Australia Ltd.

He is a member of Advisory Boards including HLB Mann Judd Chessboard and two prominent Australians’ Family Offices.

He is a Member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. He is also the Secretary of The Brisbane Club. 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.

He serves as the Honorary Consul to Sweden in Queensland.

Mr Hawkins' second term expires 23 August 2022.

Claudia Karvan

Ms 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 ParadiseThe Heartbreak KidPaperback Hero and Dating the Enemy. Ms Karvan has starred in many Australian television series and mini-series including the Jack Irish series, Puberty BluesThe 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/creator. As well as co- producing Spirited and Love My Way, Ms Karvan also made her directorial debut on The Secret Life of Us.

Ms Karvan has just finished producing three successful series of Doctor Doctor for Channel Nine. She is developing further TV projects and performing lead roles in feature films due for release in late 2019.

Ms Karvan's third term expires 23 August 2022.

RIchard King

Based in Victoria, Mr 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, Mr King brings over 20 years of experience in government, media and markets. Mr King’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. Mr King 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 is also Chairperson of the community based NGO, Refugee Migrant Children Centre (RMCC).

Mr King's second term expires 23 August 2022.


The multi award-winning Ms Mailman AM is one of Australia’s most highly respected actors on stage and screen. Her feature credits include RadianceRabbit Proof Fence and the internationally acclaimed The Sapphires. On television Ms Mailman has created some of Australia’s most enduring characters including her award-winning portrayals in Mystery RoadRedfern NowMabo and The Secret Life of Us as well as voicing Big Cuz in the award-winning animation Little J & Big Cuz.

In 2017, Ms Mailman received the Order of Australia Medal for Services to the Arts and as a role model for Indigenous performers. She is currently a Trustee of the Sydney Opera House.

Ms Mailman’s first term expires 11 March 2022. 

Jenny Taing

Ms Taing is a 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.

Ms Taing is a former board director of The Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, Royal District Nursing Service, Channel 31 and a former Commissioner of the Victorian Multicultural Commission.

In 2016, Ms Taing attended Harvard Business School as the Hugh DT Williamson Scholar; a prestigious scholarship awarded by the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. She was named in the Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence list for 2018, winner of Government Lawyer of the Year 2017 and winner of the University of Melbourne Faculty of Arts Rising Star Alumni Award 2014 awarded for her commendable leadership and outstanding contribution in the fields of Public Health, Multicultural Policy and Journalism.

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 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (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 which was nominated for 11 AACTA Awards and won four including Best Telefeature or Miniseries, 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.