Board of Directors
Hon. Dr David Hamill AM
Chairperson – Non-Executive Director
David was appointed as an Independent Non‑Executive Director on 7 August 2020 and as Chair of the Board on 20 October 2020. He has served as a director on the boards of public and private companies, statutory authorities and not‑for‑profit and charitable organisations and his experience spans across various sectors including transport, health, utilities and education. David was Treasurer of Queensland (1998‑2001), Minister for Education (1995‑1996), Minister for Transport and Minister Assisting the Premier on Economic and Trade Development (1989‑1995) and served as the Member for Ipswich in the Queensland Parliament (1983‑2001).
David is an independent director of Brookfield Business Partners LP, chairperson of the Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority and chairperson of Act for Kids. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours from the University of Queensland and attended the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar for his Master of Arts degree. David was awarded his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Queensland.
Chief Executive Officer – Executive Director
Anthony was appointed as an Executive Director in August 2020. Anthony joined DBIM in 2008 and was appointed CEO in 2010. Anthony has 24 years of experience in the coal industry working in major Australian mining houses as well as private companies in marketing and logistics roles. Prior to joining DBIM, Anthony worked for Foxleigh Mining for 4 years and Rio Tinto for 8 years. Anthony is the chairperson and a director of Integrated Logistics Company Pty Ltd. Anthony has a Bachelor of Business from the University of Newcastle.
Bahir was appointed as a Non‑Executive Director on 28 September 2020. Bahir is based in Toronto, Canada, and is a Senior Executive with Brookfield Asset Management Inc (‘Brookfield’), with responsibility for corporate finance, reporting, tax, treasury, strategy and investor relations activities.
Prior to joining Brookfield in 2004, Bahir worked in the assurance and business advisory practice at one of the big‑four accounting firms, where he began his career. Bahir is a graduate of the School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Bronwyn was appointed as an Independent Non‑Executive Director on 30 October 2020. Bronwyn is a chartered accountant and a former partner of KPMG. She has over 25 years’ experience on the boards of entities in the publicly listed, unlisted, government and not‑for‑profit sectors. She has considerable experience with regulated organisations across a number of industry sectors including infrastructure, utilities and financial services. Bronwyn is currently chair of Urban Utilities and a director of RACQ, RACQ Insurance, RACQ Bank, Collins Foods Limited and Menzies Health Institute Queensland.
Bronwyn has a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting from the University of Queensland and is a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Eileen was appointed as an Independent Non‑Executive Director on 30 October 2020. Eileen has more than 30 years of experience in innovation in large companies, small to medium sized enterprises and start‑ups. Eileen was previously a director of Boral Ltd, GPT Ltd, OneSteel Ltd and Bradken Ltd. She is the past chair of Port Waratah Coal Services and deputy chair of CSIRO. She is presently a director of Oil Search Ltd and NextDC Ltd, and has recently been appointed by the Federal Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development as a Director of Airservices Australia.
Eileen holds a PhD in Applied Statistics from the University of Newcastle. She was Australia’s first Fulbright Scholar in Business Management for which she attended Columbia University. She is a Fellow of The Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.