Executive and Board of Directors
Chair and non-executive director
BA(Hons), MA, DPhil
Appointed for a 3-year term on 13 December 2012, Re-appointed for a further 3-year term on 13 December 2015, Extended for a further 12 months (to 13 December 2019) in July 2018
Dr Schott is Chairman of the Moorebank Intermodal Company Ltd and Chair of the Energy Security Board. She is a director of NBN Co and TCorp NSW. She is also Chair of Sydney Metro advisory board, and a member of the advisory boards for Sydney Light Rail and HealthShare NSW.
Dr Schott was Managing Director and CEO of Sydney Water form 2006 to 2011; and a Deputy Secretary of NSW Treasury for three years before that. She spent 15 years as a investment banker, including as Managing Director of Deutsche Bank and Executive Vice President of Bankers Trust Australia. During this time, she specialised in privatisation, restructuring, and infrastructure provision. Prior to becoming an investment banker, she was a public servant and an academic.
Dr Schott holds a doctorate from Oxford University, a Masters of Arts from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New England. She was recently awarded an Order of Australia and Honorary Doctorates from the University of Sydney and the University of Western Sydney.
Appointed: 13 December 2012 (re-appointed 13 December 2015 for a further 3-year term)
Mr Wilson has a strong background in accounting, investment banking and large scale infrastructure development.
Mr Wilson is a Founding Principal and Director of Plenary Group - an international infrastructure business.
Mr Wilson's experience also includes Head of Infrastructure and Head of Debt Markets and Securitisation at Barclays Bank/ABN AMRO. Prior to his investment career, Mr Wilson was a chartered accountant at Price Waterhouse and KPMG.
Appointed: 8 May 2013 (re-appointed on 8 May 2016 for a further 3-year term)
Mr Binsted is presently a director of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation and chairs the Finance and Audit Committee of the Australian National Maritime Museum.
Mr Binsted has over thirty years' investment banking experience. During that time, he held senior positions at Lloyds Corporate Advisory Services, Schroders and Salomon Smith Barney (now Citigroup), as well as being Managing Director and Joint CEO of Lazard.
Mr Binsted was Chairman of Sydney Ports Corporation and the State Rail Authority of NSW. He was also a a chairman of the Financial Sector Advisory Council. He was a Member of the Australian Financial Centre Forum ("Johnson Report") and the Australian Government's Shipping Reform Task Force.
BE(Civil), MEngSc, FAIM, FCILTA, MIEA
Appointed: 2 May 2016
With over 40 years' experience in the transport industry, Mr Di Bartolomeo brings extensive knowledge in rail, infrastructure and engineering fields to the MIC board as a non-executive director.
He is currently the Chairman of Northwest Rapid Transit, Health Infrastructure NSW and Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd, and a non-executive director of Australian Super and Frontier Advisors. He was, until June 2016, a non-executive director of Australian Rail Track Corporation.
Prior to taking on non-executive director roles, Mr Di Bartolomeo was the Managing Director of ADI Limited, Country Director of Thales (Australia) and Managing Director of FreightCorp.
Appointed: 13 December 2016
Mr Briggs is a Partner at PwC in the deals business focusing on cities, infrastructure and government.
Mr Briggs was previously a member of the Australian Parliament and served in the capacity of Federal Minister for Cities and the Built Environment and the Federal Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development.
Prior to entering Parliament, he was a Senior Advisor to the then Prime Minister the Hon. John Howard from 2004 to 2007, advising on workplace relations reform.
PGradDip, MBA, GAICD
Appointed: 1 August 2018
Ms Holman is a Non-Executive Director of CSR Ltd, HT&E Ltd (previously APN News & Media), The T20 World Cup Cricket 2020, The State Library of NSW Foundation and the Bradman Foundation.
Ms Holman was formerly the CFO and Commercial Director at Telstra Broadcast Services and prior to that, spent ten years in private equity/investment management.
Ms Holman brings a strong understanding of broadcast media, technology, private equity and digital sectors with over 20 years’ experience across a variety of functions including M&A, finance, sales, and marketing.
Ms Holman has an MBA and Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from Macquarie University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
B.Ec, MBA, CA and MAICD
Appointed: 1 August 2018
Andrew is an experienced company director, former ASX100 CFO, and corporate adviser. He is currently Chairman of Bapcor Limited and WiseTech Global Limited, and a non-executive director of Estia Health Limited, IVE Group Limited and Xenith IP Limited.
Andrew has held executive and non-executive directorships in public and private companies, and has been CFO for a number of companies including Seven Group Holdings, Alesco Limited and Hanson Australia Limited in Australia, and Landis+Gyr in Europe and the US. In the earlier stages of his career Andrew was an investment banker at Gresham Partners (Sydney) and Chase Manhattan Bank (New York) and originally trained as a Chartered Accountant at Ernst and Young (Sydney and London).
He holds a B.Ec from the University of Sydney, an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, is a Chartered Accountant and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD).
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Hicks joined MIC as the CEO in November 2018. Peter has been head of Asset Management for CP2, managing some of Australia's largest private transport assets. He was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Leighton Contractors.
Peter beings commercial, building and financial experience and more than ten years’ experience as a board member on several not-for-profit and commercial boards.