QAL Board

The following individuals form the Board of Queensland Airports Limited:

John O'Neill thumb John O’Neill AO

Independent Chairman

Non-Executive Director appointed 1 July 2019.

John has successfully run three major organisations across the banking and international sports and entertainment industries. For over 25 years John was a Chief Executive Officer of the State Bank of NSW, Australian Rugby Union (ARU) and Football Federation Australia (FFA). Since 2012 John has been Chairman of The Star Entertainment Group Limited. Previous roles included Chairman of the Australian Wool Exchange, and Chairman of Events NSW. Also, currently John is Chairman of the Bates Smart Advisory Board and is a member of the Advisory Council of China Matters. In 2000, John was a recipient of the Australian Sports Medal and was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2004. In 2005 John was Awarded the French decoration of Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur and in 2015 he was inducted as a Member into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

ashleykilroy Ashley Kilroy

FAICD, Non-Executive Director appointed 26 October 2012.

Ashley is a former airline executive with more than 40 years’ aviation management experience with TAA/Australian Airlines and Qantas. Ashley’s experience includes senior executive roles in commercial, airport management and regional airlines. Ashley is Chairman of Aviation Australia Pty Limited  and a non-executive director of Mildura Airport Pty Limited. He was formerly a non-executive director of Newcastle Airport Pty Limited.

alanmulgrew_2 Alan Mulgrew

BA (Mgnt), Dip Corp Fin, GRAICD, JP, Non-Executive Director appointed 25 March 2013.

Chairman of the Aeronautical and Related Infrastructure Committee.

Alan has over 30 years’ experience as a senior executive heading up large capital intensive organisations, both in Australia and overseas – including Perth and Sydney airports. In 1997 Alan established a corporate advisory company providing strategic advice to numerous major institutions; primarily in the development and implementation of major infrastructure projects. Alan holds chairman and director roles on a number of high profile boards spanning transportation, energy, infrastructure and government. He is a non-executive director of Adelaide Airport Ltd, Tesla Corporation and CBH Group. He is Chairman of Western Power, Western Carbon, Australian Renewable Fuels Pty Ltd and Tourism Western Australia. Alan was previously a non-executive director of Doric Holdings Pty Ltd, BAC Holdco and Atlantic Ltd, and Tesla Corporation (WA).

StevenFitz Steven Fitzgerald

BEcon, Non-Executive Director appointed 23 March 2018.

Steven is Head of Asset Management at Morrison & Co. Prior to this, he was CEO of Wellington International Airport and previously ran Infratil’s European Airports from 2005. Steven has also worked for Sydney Airport, where he held a number of senior roles which included General Manager Airport Operations, Head of Commercial Trading and Manager Economics. He is a director of Transgrid and Perth Airport.



AM  Amanda McMillan OBE

BAcc, CA, Non-Executive Director appointed 22 August 2018.

Amanda is Executive Director with Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA). Amanda is an experienced airport executive and chartered accountant, and has held the position of Chair of Hobart International Airport since April 2018. Amanda is the former Chief Executive Officer of AGS Airports Limited, one of the United Kingdom’s leading airport groups and operator of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports. She was awarded an OBE by her Majesty the Queen for her services to business and tourism in 2013 and holds honorary doctorates from both the University of Glasgow and Glasgow Caledonian University.



FitzSimons_Hugh_Portrait_RGB_hi_7393286_1 (iManage_ISF) Hugh FitzSimons

B.Ec, LLB (Hons) appointed 1 February 2019.
Division Director

Hugh joined MIRA in February 2004 and primarily focuses on asset management. From 2009 to 2012, Hugh worked in MIRA’s New York office and was engaged in operational performance improvement, capital planning and strategy for three MIRA managed assets. Since returning to Sydney in 2012, Hugh has been responsible for the asset management of Oceania Healthcare, and is involved in the asset management of DCT Gdansk. Hugh was previously a director of Icon Parking, Smarte Carte, AIR-serv. Prior to joining Macquarie, Hugh was a lawyer at Allens for three years.

Elizabeth Albergoni Elizabeth Albergoni

LLB, LLM (Hons 1) Non-Executive Director appointed 1 March 2019.

Elizabeth is based in HRL Morrison’s Sydney office in the asset management team and has responsibility for the performance of a number of the investments Morrison & Co manages on behalf of its clients. She joined from Sydney Airport where she was responsible for providing strategic and legal services to management and the board across all aspects of the business together with relationships with aviation stakeholders, regulators and government. Prior to joining Sydney Airport, Elizabeth worked as a competition and regulatory lawyer at two top tier law firms in Sydney with a focus on infrastructure, and commenced her career working in litigation in New Zealand. Elizabeth is also a director of Perth Airport and executive board member of the World Airport Lawyers’ Association.



The Board of Directors of Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is responsible for Corporate Governance across the business.

QAL has achieved continued convergence and integration of its governance, risk and compliance functions. Consultation between the Board and Executive in relation to these areas has resulted in an increased focus and level of responsibility within each business unit. We are committed to the continuous improvement and development of governance processes to ensure they are embedded throughout the QAL group.

QAL believes the implementation of appropriate and relevant corporate governance practices will enhance the performance of the company and allow for stronger relationships with our shareholders, customers, the local community and other relevant stakeholders.

QAL recognises the benefits of best practice corporate governance principles as a benchmark guide for its corporate governance framework.