Board Member Profiles

Belinda MossBelinda Moss

BA(Hons), DipEd, DipMgt, MA(Strategic Studies), FAICD

Board Chair

Executive Committee (Chair); Finance and Audit Committee; Risk Management Committee; Development, Masterplan and Building Committee

Belinda Moss joined the Board in 2008 and was Deputy Chair before becoming Chair in 2011. Belinda was a senior executive with the Australian Public Service before retiring in early 2014. She is a former secondary teacher and parent of children who attended CGGS, CGS and Radford College. She was president of the P&F and on the Board at CGS. Belinda is a member of Bishop-in-Council, the Diocesan Finance Committee and the Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn. In 2015 she chaired a review of Anglican schools across the Diocese, with a focus on governance.

Sue HartSue Hart

BA, MBus, FAICD

Board Deputy Chair

Executive Committee; Risk Management Committee (Deputy Chair)

Sue's association with CGGS began in 1971, joining the School in Year 11 and becoming School Vice Captain in 1972. Her two daughters, Madeleine (2000) and Stephanie (2005) joined the school in 1996. Sue was appointed to the School Board in 2000. She was previously a member and Deputy President of the P&F and President of the Grammarians' Association. Sue runs her own successful secretariat and governance services business, following careers in federal politics and the public service.

Jure DomazetJure Domazet

BComm, LLB, GDLP

Development, Masterplan and Building Committee (Chair); Executive Committee

Jure joined the Board in 2015 and is interested in assisting CGGS further its excellent reputation as a leading school, with a particular focus on its buildings and grounds. One of his two daughters, Olivia (Year 11), attends the School. Jure has law and commerce degrees which he applied as both a banker and lawyer before becoming active across a range of businesses including property investment, property development, construction, hotels, restaurants and bars in the ACT and interstate.

Bronwyn FaganBronwyn Fagan

BA, LLM, GDLP, GAICD, NMAS

Bronwyn Fagan (1990) has been a proud member of the CGGS community for many years, having been a student at the Senior School. Her two daughters Jade (Year 3) and Ivy (Year 1) also attend the School. Bronwyn is a Special Counsel at Russell Kennedy Lawyers, specialising in commercial, government and sports law. She co-presents ABC Local Grandstand and serves on a number of other local boards including the Canberra Raiders. Bronwyn represented Australia in both the sports of bobsleigh and skeleton. She looks forward to being able to contribute to the future of the School.

Alan FrancisAlan Francis

BEc (Hons), BA

Finance and Audit Committee; Development, Masterplan and Building Committee

Alan Francis has been a member of the School Board since 2008 and the Gabriel Foundation Limited Board since 2007. Alan and Jayne Francis' three daughters are members of the CGGS community; Laura (Year 11), Sarah (2014) and Rebecca (2016). Alan works as a manager and policy analyst in the Department of Finance. He started work in the Department of the Treasury as a graduate and has also worked in the Office of Assets Sales and IT Outsourcing, the Department of Defence and the New Zealand Treasury.

Kerri HartlandKerri Hartland

Kerri joined the Board in January 2017. She was previously Chair of the Risk Managment Committee. Kerri became Deputy Secretary in the Department of Finance in February 2017. For the five years prior to this she was Deputy Director General for the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO). Kerri has worked in a range of public sector organisations and was originally a journalist. She has degrees in Arts, Economics and Legal Studies and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Kerri's daughter, Jordyn, is in Year 11 at CGGS and her step-daughter, Anna, is a civil engineer. With her husband, Brian Fisher, the family loves to ski.

Dr Nick HartlandNick Hartland

BA (Hons), PhD 

Risk Management Committee

Nick Hartland currently works in Aged Care in the Department of Health.  His recent career has focused on improving support for people with disability, their families and carers. Nick has a PhDin Criminology from Melbourne University and a bachelor degree in political science. He is married to Penelope Susan Cottier and has one daughter, Zoe, who is enrolled in Year 11 at CGGS. Nick is a keen surfer and the family regularly spends time on the south coast.

Cath IngramCath Ingram

BA, Accounting, FICAA

Finance and Audit Committee (Chair); Executive Committee  

Cath Ingram joined the Board in February 2016 and was previously the Independent Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee for five years. She is a Partner of KPMG where she is the Chair of the Canberra Office and Lead Partner for Federal Government. Cath has one daughter Laura (2009) who attended the school from Grade 5 and a son Brodie (2013) who attended Canberra Grammar School.

Professor Frances ShannonProfessor Frances Shannon

BSc (Hons), PhD

Professor Frances Shannon is the Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation at the University of Canberra (UC). She previously held the positions of Deputy Director and Director of the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University. Professor Shannon ran a successful biomedical research laboratory in Adelaide and Canberra before moving into university leadership positions. Her daughters, Hannah (2007) and Emma (2013) attended CGGS and Daniel (2007) attended Canberra Grammar School.

Rod SutherlandRod Sutherland

MSAA, MAICD, KSJ

Rod Sutherland has qualifications in accounting, finance and financial planning and holds a Master of Stockbroking. He has worked as a Stockbroker in Canberra for over 28 years, establishing Macquarie Bank's Canberra office over 7 years ago. His two daughters Clare (2012) and Jane (2008) attended the School.

Anne CouttsAnne Coutts

BSc, PGCE, MEd, MAICD

Principal

Executive Committee, Finance and Audit Committee; Development, Masterplan and Building Committee; Risk Management Committee

Anne Coutts read Microbiology and Virology at Warwick University and spent some years in medical research in Oxford. She then trained as a teacher, teaching Chemistry and Biology. Anne has been principal of three schools in the UK and moved to Australia at the beginning of 2011 to be Principal of CGGS.

Matt O'BrienMatt O'Brien

CPA, BComm (Accounting and Economics)

Chief Operating Officer

Secretary for the Board; Finance and Audit Committee; Development, Masterplan and Building Committee; Risk Management Committee

Matt joined CGGS following a number of Canberra-based senior management roles in the public sector, not for profit and most recently the education sector at the University of Canberra. Matt brings his broad range of experience to the operational and financial management of the School and various committees. Matt is a long term resident of the Canberra region where he and his wife enjoy life with their two sons and daughter.