Board of Directors

 

Robert D. Millner

Non-Executive Chairman

FAICD

Mr R. Millner is the non-executive chairman of the Board. He first joined the Board in 1997 and was appointed chairman in 1999. Mr Millner has extensive corporate and investment experience. He is a memberof the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

 

Michael J. Millner

Non-Executive Director, Deputy Chairman

MAICD

Mr M. Millner is a non-executive Director who was appointed to the Board in 1998. He is on the board and a councillor of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, including Chair of the RAS Foundation, and has extensive experience in the investment industry. Mr Millner is the deputy chairman of the Board, and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

 

Lindsay R. Partridge AM

Managing Director

BSc. Hons. Ceramic Eng; FAICD; Dip CD

Mr Partridge graduated as a ceramic engineer from the University of New South Wales, and worked extensively in all facets of the clay products industry in Australia and the United States before joining the Austral Brick Company in 1985. In 2008, Mr Partridge completed the Stanford University Executive Development Program. He held various senior management positions at Austral before being appointed Chief Executive Officer of Brickworks Limited and Managing Director in 2000. Since then, Brickworks has grown significantly in terms of size and profitability as its operations have become Australia-wide, with its product range extending beyond bricks to tiles, pavers and masonry and activities expanding into property development.
 
Mr Partridge has also had extensive industry involvement, and is currently a director of various industry bodies, including the Australian Brick and Blocklaying Training Foundation, and the Clay Brick and Paver Institute.
 
In 2012 he was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia for services to the Building and Construction Industry, particularly in the areas of industry training and career development, and to the community. He is a director of Children’s Cancer Institute Australia.
 

Brendan P. Crotty

Independent Non-Executive Director

LS, DQIT, Dip.Bus Admin, FAPI, FAICD, FRICS

Mr Crotty was appointed to the Board in June 2008 and is a non-executive Director. He brings extensive property industry expertise to the Board, including 17 years as Managing Director of Australand until his retirement in 2007. He is a director of a number of other entities that are involved in the property sector, including Chairman of Western Sydney Parklands Trust, as well as being on the Macquarie University Council. He is the Chair of the Remuneration Committee, and a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nomination Committee.

 

David N. Gilham

Independent Non-Executive Director

FCILT; FAIM; FAICD

Mr Gilham was appointed to the Board of Brickworks in 2003. He has extensive experience in the building products and timber industries.  He was previously General Manager of the Building Products Division of Futuris Corporation and Managing Director of Bristile Ltd from 1997 until its acquisition by Brickworks in 2003, and has been involved with various timber companies. He is a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

 

Deborah R. Page AM

Independent Non-Executive Director

B.Ec; FCA; MAICD

Mrs Page was appointed to the Board in July 2014 and is a non-executive Director. Mrs Page has extensive financial expertise, arising initially from her time at Touche Ross/KPMG Peat Marwick including as a partner, and subsequently from senior executive roles with the Lend Lease Group, Allen Allen and Hemsley and the Commonwealth Bank. She also has experience as a Director in a number of sectors, including Property, Energy & Renewables, Insurance, Funds Management, and Public Sector bodies. Mrs Page is the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
 
 

The Hon. Robert J. Webster

Lead Independent Director

MAICD; MAIM; JP

Mr Webster was appointed to the Board in 2001 and is a non-executive Director.  He is Senior Client Partner in Korn/Ferry International’s Sydney office.  He is the Chair of the Nomination Committee, and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration Committee.