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 and Sydney Metro Board. She is a Non Executive Director of NBN Co and Director of Sydney Light Rail Assurance Board.
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 an 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.
Deputy Chair and Non-executive director
BE(Civil), MEngSc, MIEA
Appointed: 2 May 2016 (Re-appointed for a further 3-year term from 2 May 2019)
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, Frontier Advisors and The New Daily. 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 2012 (re-appointed 13 December 2015 for a 3-year term and re-appointed for a further 3-year term on 13 December 2018)
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: 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
Christine is a professional company director and currently Non-Executive Director of three ASX listed boards, CSR Ltd, Blackmores Limited, & WiseTech Global.
In line with her passion for cricket and preserving the heritage and history of the game and our nation, Christine also sits on the Boards of the Bradman Foundation, the T20 World Cup and the State Library of NSW Foundation.
In her previous executive capacity, as both CFO & Commercial Director of Telstra Broadcast Services, Christine brings a deep understanding of legacy and emerging technologies supported by a detailed knowledge of strategies related to growing businesses and digital transformations. During her time in private investment management/private equity, Christine assisted management and the Board of Investee companies on strategy development, mergers & acquisitions, leading due diligence teams, managing large complex commercial negotiations and developing growth opportunities.
Christine has an MBA and Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from Macquarie University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Christine is a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW).
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 and non-executive director of Bapcor Limited and WiseTech Global 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).
Appointed: 26 March 2019
Erin has over 30 years experience in both private and Government sectors. She was involved with Reliance Rail as the Commercial Manager before taking on the role as Executive Director of Infrastructure Australia in 2012. In 2012, Erin was also appointed the NSW Minister for Transport to the Advisory Board for the North West Rail Link.
In 2016, Erin was appointed by the Commonwealth Minister for Finance as a Guardian of Board of the Future Fund, Australia’s sovereign wealth fund.
Erin is also a board member of the Australian Youth Orchestra and chairs the Orchestra’s Development Committee. In addition, she is the National Chair of the Professional Scholarship Selection Committee for the Australian American Fulbright Commission and a past Board member.
Appointed: 1 June 2019
Mr Lloyd served in the Australian Parliament as the Member for Robertson for 11 years from 1996 to 2007. He also served in a number of senior positions during that time including Chief Government Whip and Federal Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads from July 2004 to November 2007.
Mr Lloyd’s responsibilities as Roads Minister included the management and implementation of major sections of the $40 billion Auslink road construction program.
Mr Lloyd has been a NSW Board member for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and continues to act in the capacity of an honorary Ambassador.
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 brings commercial, building and financial experience and more than ten years’ experience as a board member on several not-for-profit and commercial boards.