Ray Horsburgh AM


Since November 2004, Ray has been Independent Non-Executive Director of the Toll Group and Chairman since September 2007. He is also Chairman of Calibre Global Limited, a diversified engineering services company delivering infrastructure, systems and support to take projects from concept to high performance assets.


Ray began work with Australian Consolidated Industries Limited (ACI) as an Engineering Cadet at the Spotswood glass plant and held a range of senior positions over 31 years with ACI including Chief Executive ACI Glass Packaging Group, responsible for operations in Australia, New Zealand, U.K., Indonesia, Malaysia and China. Ray also held directorships of Nylex Malaysia, ACI Shanghai Glass and Guangdong Glass in China, and PT Kangar, Indonesia.


In 1994 Ray joined the Smorgon Steel Group as CEO of their steel business, and was Managing Director and CEO of the Company from 1998 to 2007.  He is a former Chairman of National Can Industries Pty Limited and former Non-Executive Director of CSR Limited and of Traffic Technologies Limited.


Ray is a former Chairman of the Essendon Football Club, a member of the Business Council of Australia, and Past President and member of the Board for 30 years for the Westbourne and Williamstown Grammar Schools.  Ray currently serves on the Board of the Ponting Foundation.


In 2007, Ray's contribution to Australian business and to the community was recognised when he was made a Member of the Order of Australia.


Michael Salter


Michael is a Solicitor with the firm of Christopher Bunnett Lawyers in Melbourne and also finds time to run his farm in rural Victoria.


He is a former President of the Bill Hutchison Club and a walking encyclopaedia on the history of the Essendon Football Club..

June Kane AM


After a career in university teaching and journalism, June moved to Geneva, Switzerland, in 1992 as Director of Information for the International Red Cross. Two years later she began working in an advisory capacity with United Nations agencies involved in humanitarian coordination and post-conflict reconstruction and in 1995 was appointed by UNICEF as Spokesperson for the first and second World Congresses against the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children.


Since 1996, June has worked with UNICEF and with the International Labour Organization on issues related to labour exploitation, including through child labour and human trafficking. From 1996 to 2007 she was the European Commission’s Expert on Violence against Children, Young People and Women, and in 2007 was Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General’s Study on Violence against Children. Since 2010, June has also worked as a member of an international team evaluating projects across the globe supported by the UN Democracy Fund.


June has been a Board Director of ENT-FM, TOP-FM, CARE Australia, CARE International, Women’s Health West, BPW Australia and BPW International. She has been on the Board of the Bill Hutchison Foundation since 2007 and in January 2015 took on the role of Managing Director (ad interim).


In 2007 June was made a Member of the Order of Australia for her work in the international community. She is also a recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Medal for Humanitarian Action.


Bruce Freeman


Bruce began his career at a large accounting firm in 1977.  After eight years working in the audit division at that firm, Bruce moved into corporate accounting and general management.


For the last 28 years Bruce has worked in the financial services industry, in particular for companies providing superannuation and investment services and products. Bruce has been an executive director for over 14 years and company secretary for more than 20 years for companies in the financial services industry. He is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.


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