Professor Tim Brailsford (Chair)
Professor Brailsford is the Vice Chancellor and President of Bond University. Professor Brailsford’s previous positions include Executive Dean at the University of Queensland, Dean at the Australian National University in Canberra, and other senior academic positions at the University of Melbourne and Monash University. Professor Brailsford’s area of expertise is finance and investments. He holds a PhD, Masters and Honours degrees and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and Fellow of CPA Australia. He was appointed as the inaugural Frank Finn Professor of Finance at the University of Queensland.
Mr Harrison is an experienced non-executive company director, having served on a variety of private and public sector boards since 1987, as well as having more than 30 years’ experience in industrial relations. He is currently the Chairman of QMI Solutions Limited (since December 2004).
Mr Harrison has filled many directorships and chairman roles over the years, including the Workers’ Compensation Regulatory Authority – QCOMP (2012 to 2014), Australia TradeCoast Limited (2005 to 2012), Ferny Grove Bowls Sports and Community Club Inc. (2008 to 2013), Port of Brisbane Corporation (1999 to 2010), QIC Limited (1998 to 2011), Brisbane Airport Corporation (2005 to 2012), Sunsuper Pty Ltd (1994 to 2005), Queensland Theatre Company (2001 to 2004) and Sugar Manufacturers of Australia Retirement Trust Pty Ltd (1987 to 1994). His industrial relations experience includes nine years as Queensland Secretary of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union and 10 years as Honorary President of the Queensland Council of Unions. In 2003, he was awarded the Centenary Medal for distinguished services to industrial relations and he is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ms Jessop has served as Chief Executive Officer of Multicap since 2006 and is vice-chair of the Queensland National Disability Services committee. Ms Jessop has extensive international experience in senior management roles in the healthcare and human services sectors and holds an MBA from the University of Queensland. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, and a Director of CheckUp Australia.