NEW APPOINTMENTS TO SCG TRUST

Two new appointments and four reappointments have been made to the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust, Acting Minister for Sport Geoff Lee said today.

Appointed to the Trust for the first time are Erin Flaherty and Rosheen Garnon.

“The new appointments of Ms Flaherty and Ms Garnon will add valued experience to the Trust, and I look forward to seeing them commence their roles in October,” Mr Lee said.

Ms Flaherty’s business career has spanned 30 years in both the private and Government sectors. She is a founding member of the Sydney Metro Authority board and is a Member of the Board of Guardians of the Future Fund, Australia’s sovereign wealth fund. Ms Flaherty also sits on a number of non-profit boards.

Ms Garnon has extensive board experience, with current appoinments including the Australian Rail Track Corporation, Alexium International Group Limited, the Board of Taxation, Australia Council for the Arts and Creative Partnerships Australia.

John Hartigan, Rod McGeoch AO, Maurice Newman AC and Barry O’Farrell were reappointed as Trustees.

“These members have served the Trust with great distinction and I’m pleased they’ll be continuing their service,” Mr Lee said.

Mr Lee paid tribute to former cricketer Stuart MacGill for his contributions as a Trustee for the past eight years.

Mr MacGill will continue in his ambassadorial role for the SCG.