Board of Directors

At LGS, our board of directors set strategies and objectives for the fund aimed to enhance the retirement income of our members. Our Board offers a broad range of local government and commercial knowledge and experience.

Chair

Kyle Loades MBA Newcastle, FAICD

Kyle Loades

Independent Chair appointed 22 October 2019 

Committees
Governance, Remuneration and Nomination Committee, Member Services Committee, and Risk Committee

Chair and Director
Current Director Credit Union Australia (CUA), CUA Health Limited, Credicorp Insurance Pty Ltd
Chair Drive Yello
Chair Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)
Chair Australian Transformation and Turnaround Association (AUSTTA)

Qualifications
Master of Business Administration
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

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Deputy Chair

Cr Bruce Miller

Cr Bruce Miller

Appointed by Local Government NSW on 1 July 2011

Committees
Governance, Remuneration and Nomination Committee, and Investment Committee

Councillor and former Mayor
Cowra Shire Council (since September 1991)

Vice President
Local Government NSW (since October 2013)

Director
Australian Local Government Association (since 2008)

Director
StateCover Mutual since 2004 (including Board Chair from 2009 to 2011)
Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) (8 years)

Qualifications
Licensed Builder
Numerous short courses undertaken through the AICD, AIST and ASFA relating to director responsibilities.

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Deputy Chair

Craig Peate GAICD, GAIST (Adv.)

Craig Peate

Appointed by the United Services Union on 25 October 2012

Committees
Governance, Remuneration and Nomination Committee, and Investment Committee (Chair)

Local Government employment
Tweed Shire Council since 1978
Currently holds the position of Co-ordinator of Revenue & Recovery

Qualifications
Associate Diploma in Local Government, Certificate 3 and 4 in Financial Services, Certificate in Management and Leadership, Australian Institute of Company Directors – Company Directors course

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Claudia Bels GAICD, GAIST, BEc/LLB (Hons), Grad Cert BA (Exec)

Claudia Bels

Independent Director appointed 13 January 2020

Committees
Audit and Compliance Committee, Governance, Remuneration and Nomination Committee, and Risk Committee (Chair)

Board and Committee memberships
CBHS Corporate Health Pty Limited
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chair Audit and Risk Committees

Australia & New Zealand Recycling Platform Limited
Independent Non-Executive Director; Deputy Chair
Chair Nominations & Remuneration Committee
Member Audit Governance & Risk Committee

Australian Settlements Limited
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chair Risk Committee and Contracts & Pricing Committee
Member Audit Committee, Capital Committee and Governance Committee

Australian Physiotherapy Council Limited
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chair Nominations & Remuneration Committee

NSW Health Care Complaints Commission
Independent Chair Audit & Risk Committee

Qualifications
Diploma for the Company Directors Course, AICD
Graduate Certificate Business Administration (Exec), Monash Mt Eliza
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Sydney
Bachelor of Economics (Economics/Accounting majors), University of Sydney
Graduate of the Trustee Director Course, Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees

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Gordon Brock BEcon, MLL

Gordon Brock

Appointed by the Local Government Engineers Association (LGEA) on 31 August 2016

Committees
Audit and Compliance Committee, Member Services Committee (Chair) and Risk Committee

Director
Current Director of the Local Government Engineers Association (LGEA)
Current Director of Professionals Australia (NSW)

Qualifications
Bachelor of Economics
Masters in Labour Law

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Cr Domenico Figliomeni GAICD

Cr Domenico Figliomeni

Appointed by Local Government NSW on 5 December 2017

Committees
Governance, Remuneration and Nomination Committee (Chair), and Investment Committee

Councillor
Wollongong City Council (since September 2017)

Chief Executive Officer
NSW Ports Port Kembla (since June 2013)

Qualifications
Diploma in Public Administration, Bachelor of Business, Post Graduate Degree in Business Management, Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

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Cr Karen McKeown BCom

Cr Karen McKeown

Appointed by Local Government NSW on 10 April 2018

Committees
Audit and Compliance Committee (Chair), Member Services Committee, and Risk Committee

Councillor and former Mayor
Penrith City Council

Director
Penrith Performing & Visual Arts Pty Ltd

Director
Mcbrekar Pty Ltd

Director
Local Government NSW

Qualifications
Bachelor of Commerce - Western Sydney University
Labour Law Certificate - Sydney University
Executive Certificate for Elected Members - UTS

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Cr Gregory (Greg) McLean OAM GAIST

Cr Gregory (Greg) McLean OAM

Appointed by the United Services Union on 6 June 2018

Committees
Audit and Compliance Committee, Member Services Committee, and Risk Committee

Councillor
Sutherland Shire Council

Qualifications
Graduate of the Trustee Director Course, Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees
Postgraduate Labour Law Course, University of Technology Sydney
Postgraduate Industrial Law Course, NSW Law Society

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Sandi Orleow CFA, GAICD

Sandi Orleow

Independent Director appointed 22 October 2019

Committees
Investment Committee, and Member Services Committee 

Committee memberships
Investment Advisory Board, ACT Treasury
Investment Advisory Committee, Infrastructure Partners Investment Fund
Director CFA Sydney Board
Director, Chair Audit & Risk Committee – Pengana International Equities Ltd (ASX:PIA)
Investment Committee, Over Fifty Guardian Friendly Society Ltd

Qualifications
Bachelor of Commerce
Post Graduate Bachelor of Accounting
Chartered Financial Analyst
Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

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