Board Members


PhD (Civil Engineering), FIEAust, MAICD

Independent Non‑Executive Chair

  • Chair of the Nomination Committee
  • Member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee


John Mulcahy was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Mirvac in November 2009 and the Independent Non-Executive Chair in November 2013. John has more than 30 years of leadership experience in financial services and property investment. John is the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Suncorp-Metway Limited. Prior to joining Suncorp-Metway, John held a number of senior executive roles at Commonwealth Bank, including Group Executive, Investment and Insurance Services. He also held a number of senior roles during his 14 years at Lend Lease Corporation, including Chief Executive Officer, Lend Lease Property Investment and Chief Executive Officer, Civil and Civic.

John is currently a Director of ALS Limited (formerly Campbell Brothers Limited) (appointed February 2012), Deputy Chair of GWA Group Limited (appointed November 2010), Chair of ORIX Australia Corporation Ltd and a Director of Zurich Australian Insurance Limited and The Shore Foundation Limited.

John is a former Director and Chair of Coffey International Limited and former Guardian of the Future Fund Board of Guardians.


BA (Hons), MBA (Dist)

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director (CEO/MD) - Executive

Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz was appointed Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Mirvac in August 2012 and an Executive Director in November 2012.

Prior to this appointment, Susan was Managing Director at LaSalle Investment Management. Susan has also held senior executive positions at MGPA, Macquarie Group and Lend Lease Corporation, working in Australia, the US and Europe.

Susan has been involved in the real estate industry for over 29 years, with extensive experience in investment management in both the direct and indirect markets, development, mergers and acquisitions, disposals, research and business strategy.

Susan is the Immediate Past President of the Property Council of Australia, Chair of the Green Building Council of Australia, a member of the NSW Public Service Commission Advisory Board, President of INSEAD Australasian Council and a member of the INSEAD Global Board.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Sydney and an MBA (Distinction) from INSEAD in France.

 

BSc, MAICD

Independent Non‑Executive

  • Member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee


Christine Bartlett was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Mirvac in December 2014. She is currently a Director of GBST Holdings Ltd (appointed June 2015 and appointed Deputy Chair in January 2016), Sigma Healthcare Limited (appointed March 2016), TAL Life Limited and Chair of The Smith Family. She is also an external Director of the board of Clayton Utz and a Director of iCare.

Christine is a member of the UNSW Australian School of Business Advisory Council and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Previously, she has been a Director of PropertyLook and National Nominees Limited and Deputy Chair of the Australian Custodial Services Association.

Christine is an experienced CEO and senior executive, with extensive line management experience gained through roles with IBM, Jones Lang LaSalle and National Australia Bank Limited. Her executive career has included Australian, regional and global responsibilities based in Australia, the USA and Japan. Christine brings a commercial perspective especially in the areas of financial discipline, identifying risk, complex project management, execution of strategy, fostering innovation and taking advantage of new emerging technologies. 

Christine holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Sydney and has completed senior executive management programs at INSEAD.

 

BCA (Hons), FAICD, SFFin, ACA (NZ)

Independent Non-Executive

  • Chair of the Human Resources Committee
  • Member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
  • Member of the Nomination Committee


Peter Hawkins was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Mirvac in January 2006, following his retirement from ANZ after a career of 34 years. Prior to his retirement, Peter was Group Managing Director, Group Strategic Development, responsible for the expansion and shaping of ANZ’s businesses, mergers, acquisitions and divestments and for overseeing its strategic cost agenda.

Peter was a member of ANZ’s Group Leadership Team and sat on the boards of Esanda Limited, ING Australia Limited and ING (NZ) Limited, the funds management and life insurance joint ventures between ANZ and ING Group. He was previously Group Managing Director, Personal Financial Services, as well as holding a number of other senior positions during his career with ANZ. Peter was also a Director of BHP (NZ) Steel Limited (1990 to 1991) and Visa Inc. (2008 to 2011).

Peter is currently a member of Bank of Melbourne Advisory Board, a Director of Crestone Holdings Limited and Liberty Financial Pty Ltd, and a former Director of Treasury Corporation of Victoria and Clayton Utz.

Peter was previously a Director of Westpac Banking Corporation (December 2008 to December 2018).

 

BAppSc Land Economics

Independent Non-Executive

 
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee


Jane Hewitt was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Mirvac in December 2018. Jane has over 27 years’ experience in real estate development and asset management. She founded UniLodge in 1996 and pioneered the corporatisation and professional development and management of student accommodation facilities on and off University campuses in Australia and New Zealand.

As an entrepreneur and founder Jane has extensive operational experience and a strong track record in developing successful partnerships in real estate and business ventures. She developed UniLodge into an operation with assets of approximately $1 billion.

More recently, Jane has worked with Social Ventures Australia and currently serves on a non-profit board as Chair of the Beacon Foundation. She is also a founding member of the Sydney Business Alliance to End Homelessness.

 

BComm, FCA, FAICD

Independent Non-Executive

  • Chair of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
  • Member of the Nomination Committee


James M. Millar was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Mirvac in November 2009. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Ernst & Young (EY) in the Oceania Region, and was a Director on their global board.

James commenced his career in the Insolvency & Reconstruction practice at EY, being involved in a number of sizeable corporate workouts. He has qualifications in both business and accounting.

James is a Director of Macquarie Media Limited (appointed April 2015), Chair of the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (appointed December 2014) and Chair of Forestry Corporation NSW (appointed March 2013).

James serves a number of charities and is Chair of the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation (appointed April 2009) and a Director of Vincent Fairfax Ethics in Leadership Foundation (appointed September 2016).

James is a former Chair of The Smith Family, and a former Director of Fairfax Media Limited (July 2012 to December 2018) and Slater & Gordon Ltd (December 2015 to December 2017).

 

BA, LLB

Independent Non‑Executive

  • Member of the Human Resources Committee


Samantha Mostyn was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Mirvac in March 2015.  Samantha is a corporate advisor and is also a Director of Transurban Holdings Limited (appointed December 2010), the Chair of an Australian APRA regulated Citibank subsidiary board, the Chair of Carriageworks and a Director of the GO Foundation.

Samantha has significant experience in the Australian corporate sector both in executive and non-executive capacities, in particular in the areas of human resources, corporate and government affairs, sustainability management and diversity. Samantha has held senior executive positions including Group Executive Culture and Reputation, IAG and Global Head HR and Culture, Cable & Wireless in London. She serves on the Australian faculty of the Cambridge University Business & Sustainability Leadership Program.

Samantha was previously a Director of Virgin Australia Holdings Limited (September 2012 to May 2019), a Director of the Sydney Theatre Company, a Commissioner with the Australian Football League and the Deputy Chair of the Diversity Council of Australia. She also served on the boards of the National Sustainability Council and the National Mental Health Commission.

 

BComm, FCA, F Fin

Independent Non-Executive

  • Member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee


Peter Nash was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Mirvac in November 2018. He is currently the Chair of Johns Lyng Group Limited (appointed October 2017), and a Director of Westpac Banking Corporation (appointed March 2018) and ASX Limited (appointed June 2019).

Peter was a Senior Partner with KPMG until September 2017, having been admitted to the partnership of KPMG Australia in 1993. He served as the National Chair of KPMG Australia from 2011 until August 2017, where he was responsible for the overall governance and strategic positioning of KPMG in Australia. In this role, Peter also served as a member of KPMG’s global and regional boards. Peter’s previous positions with KPMG included Regional Head of Audit for Asia Pacific, National Managing Partner for Audit in Australia and Head of KPMG Financial Services.

Peter has worked in geographically diverse and complex operating environments providing advice on a range of topics including business strategy, risk management, business processes and regulatory change. Peter has also provided financial and commercial advice to many Government businesses at both a Federal and State level. Peter is a former member of the Business Council of Australia and its Economic and Regulatory Committee.

Peter is a board member of the Koorie Heritage Trust and Reconciliation Australia Limited.

 

BArch, AdvDipBCM, FAICD

Independent Non‑Executive

  • Member of the Human Resources Committee


John Peters was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Mirvac in November 2011. John brings to the Board over 40 years’ experience in architectural design, project management, property development and property management.

John was the principal of a private property development company focused on substantial mixed use developments and redevelopments in South East Queensland for over 20 years. During this period, he has also consulted to various investors and other financial stakeholders in several Queensland development projects.

Prior to this, John was with Lend Lease Corporation for 14 years, where he was Queensland Manager Lend Lease Development, and Director, Lend Lease Commercial. John is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 

BA (Hons), MA, FFin, FAICD, FAIM

Independent Non‑Executive

  • Member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
  • Member of the Nomination Committee


Elana Rubin was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Mirvac in November 2010 and has extensive experience in property and financial services. Elana is a Director of Afterpay Touch Group Limited (appointed July 2017) and Slater & Gordon Ltd (appointed March 2018). She is also a Director of several unlisted and public sector boards in property, infrastructure and insurance.

Elana is the former Chair and Director of Australian Super, one of Australia’s leading superannuation funds, a former Chair and Director of Victorian WorkCover Authority and a member of the Federal Government's Infrastructure Australia and Climate Change Authority. Elana was also a Director of Mirvac Funds Management Limited, the responsible entity and trustee for Mirvac’s listed and unlisted funds. She was previously a Director of a number of other listed and unlisted companies.