Tony Iannello - Chairman
BCom, FCPA, SFFSIA, Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, FAICD
Tony was appointed as Chairman in July 2020, and brings more than 30 years of energy and banking experience to Collgar’s Board.
After a successful career as a senior executive and CEO, Tony embarked on a career as a non-executive director. Tony is currently a non-executive Chair of D’Orsogna Ltd and GSB Management Pty Ltd. Previously he has held the positions of Chairman HBF Health Ltd, MG Kailis Group of Companies, Energia Minerals Ltd, and Empire Oil and Gas NL, and non-executive director of AusNet Services Ltd, ERM Power Ltd , Juniper Aged Care Services and the Water Corporation of Western Australia. He was also a member of the Murdoch University Senate.
Prior to embarking on a career as a non-executive director, Tony was the Managing Director of the integrated energy utility Western Power Corporation, until its separation into four separate businesses, in line with the Government’s reform agenda. Previously he also held a number of senior executive positions at BankWest.
Tony holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and Fellow of the Australian Society of CPAs.
Hugh Gleeson - Director
BEng(Civil) FAICD FIE(Aust)
Hugh has over 30 years of experience in energy and utilities and was the CEO of the electricity and gas distribution businesses United Energy and Multinet Gas for 12 years. He brings to the Board significant experience in the areas of energy policy and regulation, together with broad experience in the operations and management of utility businesses.
Hugh is a professional engineer and has served on the boards of the Energy Supply Association of Australia and the Energy Network Association. He is currently a non-executive director of Melbourne Water Corporation, gas distributor GDI (EEI) Pty Ltd (Allgas Energy), electricity distributor Ausgrid, Energy Queensland, and is also a member of Rest Super’s Direct Asset Review Panel.
Hugh holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and Engineers Australia.
Nigel Bowra - Director
B. Civil Eng (Hon)
Mr Bowra has spent just over 40 years in a range of positions up to and including Project Director and finally Managing Director, in the engineering, construction and mining industries. Mr Bowra’s various roles range from site construction engineer up to project director. He undertook senior planning and field construction supervisory roles in major civil and multi-disciplinary projects including power stations in the NSW, Singapore and Indonesia. During this time, he also undertook management and director roles in process engineering projects and studies, and in later years participated in planning, financing and developing of major private projects such as the Sydney Harbour Tunnel and the Eastlink Toll way project in Melbourne.
Andrew Blake - Director
Andrew Blake is a Senior Manager within the Infrastructure Team at Super Investment Management Pty Ltd (SIM), the internal manager for the Retail Employees Superannuation Trust (Rest). Mr Blake is based in Melbourne and has over 15 years of direct infrastructure investment experience across origination, execution and management. Mr Blake is responsible for investment management, origination, deal execution, relationship management and overall portfolio development within SIM’s Infrastructure Team. Prior to joining SIM in 2011, he held various positions within the Corporate Finance and Treasury teams at Transurban.
Mr Blake is also presently an alternate director of the South East Australia Gas Pty Ltd and South East Australia Gas (Mortlake) Pty Ltd as well as an alternate member of the SEA Gas Partnership. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Post-Graduate Diploma in Economics from Monash University.