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About our directors

Meet the faces behind the Centre for Enterprise Governance – our Centre Directors, Dr Stephen van der Mye and Gary Brady – and learn more about the Advisory Committee that supports and upholds our operations.

Dr Stephen van der Mye, Chair of Advisory Board and Centre Director

Honorary Adjunct Professor Dr Stephen van der Mye has a wealth of experience as an executive director, managing director and non-executive director in a variety of organisations. He has worked across sectors including agribusiness, banking and financial services, biotechnology and life sciences, electrical technology, health administration, mining, infrastructure and utility services, retail, and university and vocational education. 

His experience spans listed and unlisted public companies, government, large and small proprietary companies, not-for-profits, and other onshore and offshore business associations.

Stephen’s interests lie in the areas of corporate and enterprise governance, from both a compliance and performance perspective. His skills encapsulate strategic thinking, financial management, operational planning, organisational structure, performance monitoring, risk identification and mitigation, and prudential supervision.

Stephen holds a Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours); Master of Business Law (Distinction) and a Doctor of Philosophy all from the University of NSW.  Stephen is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia, The Governance Institute of Australia, and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.  

Mr Gary Brady, Centre Director

Centre Director Gary Brady has been a company director since 1998. His board and committee experience includes appointments in aged and community care, professional services, manufacturing, and the tertiary education sector. Gary has extensive executive experience, including for ASX20 companies like BHP and James Hardie. He is currently the Business Director of Bond University’s Faculty of Law.  

Gary has specialist interest areas in strategy development, financial management, audit and risk, marketing and communications, contract law, research funding, community engagement, government liaison, and philanthropic giving. He has broad industry exposure and networks across government, industry, community and not-for-profit.  

Gary’s other roles include Chair and Non-Executive Director of Anglicare Southern Queensland, chair of its Audit and Risk Committee, and Editor of the Enterprise Governance eJournal.  

Gary has a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Queensland and a Master of Business in Marketing from the University of Technology Sydney and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors course.

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