The Board of Directors has been appointed to ensure a highly
experienced and complementary skill set exists for the benefit of Pact.
The Board members have extensive relevant experience in operations,
manufacturing, finance, information technology and public company experience.
The Board comprises a Non-Executive Chairman, one Executive Director, and three Independent Non-Executive Directors.
Background: Member of the Board since 19 October 2010.
Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee.
Raphael Geminder founded Pact in 2002. Prior to founding Pact, Raphael was the co-founder and Chairman of Visy Recycling, growing it into the largest recycling company in Australia. Raphael was appointed Victoria’s first Honorary Consul to the Republic of South Africa in July 2006. He also holds a number of other advisory and Board positions.
Education: Raphael holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Syracuse University, New York.
Other current directorships: Director of several other private companies.
Background: Member of the Board since 28 April 2014.
Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Jonathan has extensive experience in complex manufacturing businesses. Jonathan previously was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of GUD Holdings Limited and has previously held leadership roles with Fletcher Building (2006-2012), Nylex, Visy and Pacifica.
Education: Jonathan has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Business Administration from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Former listed company directorships in last 3 years: Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of GUD Holdings Limited (2013 – 2018).
Background: Member of the Board since 26 November 2013.
Member of the Audit, Business Risk and Compliance Committee Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Lyndsey founded Aspect Computing Pty Limited and remained as Managing Director from 1974 to 2003, before selling the business to KAZ Group Limited, where she served as a Director from 2001 to 2004. Lyndsey has held many board and membership positions including the Committee for Melbourne, the Prime Minister’s Science and Engineering Council, the Australian Information Industries Association, the Victorian Premier’s Round Table and the Woman’s and Children’s Health Care Network.
Education: Lyndsey holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society.
Other current directorships: Non-Executive Director of Myer Holdings Limited, Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union Ltd and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health and several private companies.
Former listed company directorships in last 3 years: Non-Executive Director of Treasury Wine Estates Limited (2011-2017) and Tatts Group Limited (2005-2017).
Background: Member of the board since 5 October 2015.
Member of the Audit, Business Risk and Compliance Committee.
Ray has extensive management experience in the glass and steel manufacturing sectors and in mergers and acquisitions. This experience was gained from having been Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Smorgon Steel Group Ltd (1993 – 2007) and from senior roles in packaging company ACI Ltd including Chief Executive Officer of ACI Glass Group.
Education: Ray has a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Hon DUniv, is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia.
Other current directorships: Ray is currently the Chairman of AFL Victoria. He is also a Director of the Ricky Ponting Foundation.
Former listed company directorships in last 3 years: Chairman of Calibre Global Ltd (2012-2015) and Chairman of Toll Holdings Limited (2007-2016).
Background: Member of the Board since 1 September 2018.
Carmen is based in Hong Kong and has broad base management experience in the packaging and material science industry. Carmen was most recently the Global President for Laird PLC. Previously she held position of VP and GM of Materials Group at Avery Dennison Corporation from 2008 – 2016. Carmen has also held leadership position across sales, marketing and business development with organisations such as Worldmark International, Dell Corporation and Adampak.
Education: Carmen has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from University Science Malaysia, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Portsmouth, UK and Advanced Management Program from Wharton School of Business.
Background: Member of the Board since 21 April 2020.
Michael brings a strong professional background and extensive global experience in governance, risk management, finance and complex international transactions to the role. Through his Future Fund Board role he has a deep involvement in global markets and monetary policy trends.
Education: Michael has a Bachelor of Laws and Commerce from the University of Cape Town and a Master of Laws from the London School of Economics. Michael completed the Harvard Business School Executive Program in 2011 and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Other current directorships: Michael is currently a Board member of the Future Fund, Seek Limited and St Vincent’s Medical Research Institute.
Former listed company directorships in last 3 years: Michael has previously held a number of leadership roles in professional services organisations, including as Chair (Asia Pacific and Oceania) of EY.
Background: Member of the Board since 1 March 2019.
Sanjay joined Pact Group from BlueScope Steel where he held the position of Chief Executive, Building Products, Corporate Strategy and Innovation. This followed several other senior positions in Asia and Australia over a 9-year period with the company. Prior to BlueScope, Sanjay had a very successful career with Orica and ICI, including Regional General Manager for Manufacturing and Supply Chain and General Manager for the DynoNobel Integration, based out of London.
Education: Sanjay holds a Bachelor of Technology (Chemical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology – Delhi.