Director since June 2005 and Chairman since November 2012.
Neil Chatfield is an established Executive and Non-Executive Director with extensive experience in company management, and with specific expertise in financial management, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and risk management.
In addition to SEEK, Neil also holds Non-Executive roles across a range of industries and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Transurban Group and Aristocrat Leisure Limited, and Chairman of Costa Group Holdings Ltd.
Neil was a Director of Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd from May 2006, and held the position of Chairman from June 2007 to May 2015. Neil was previously a Non-Executive Director of Iron Mountain Inc, 2016-2017, Recall Holdings Limited, 2013-2016, Whitehaven Coal Ltd, 2007-2012 and Grange Resources Ltd, 2009-2014. Until 2009, Neil was an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of ASX listed Toll Holdings Ltd, Australia's largest transport and logistics company; a position he held for over 10 years.
Neil has a Masters of Business in Finance and Accounting, and is a Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA) and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD).
Director since September 1997.
Andrew is the Group CEO of SEEK Limited and an Executive Director. He co-founded the company in 1997 and has been involved in all stages of the development of the business since then. In particular, Andrew has driven the strategy of the SEEK Group since its inception, and led the creation and development of the international and education businesses.
Prior to co-founding SEEK, Andrew was a management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton and, prior to that, he worked as a solicitor at Corrs Chamber Westgarth. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) from the University of Melbourne, a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Monash University and a Master of Business Administration from Melbourne Business School.
Director since February 2010.
Emeritus Professor Denise Bradley AC has been extensively involved in national education policy groups for more than two decades. She was a member of the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission (CTEC) and later of the National Board of Employment, Education and Training (NBEET) and was deputy chair of the Higher Education Council of NBEET.
In 2008 she chaired the Expert Panel which undertook the National Review of Higher Education. She has also had significant roles on other government and educational boards and committees involved in higher education and training.
Professor Bradley is currently a member of the NSW Skills Board and Advisory Board for NSW Centre for Educational Statistics and Evaluation. She is also deputy chair of the National Schools Resourcing Board.
On Australia Day 2008 Professor Bradley was made a Companion of the Order of Australia, Australia’s highest honour, in recognition of her service to higher education.
Professor Bradley has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sydney University, a Diploma of Education from Adelaide University, a Diploma of Librarianship from the University of NSW, and a Masters degree in Social Administration from Flinders University. She also holds Honorary Doctorates from Pukyong University (Korea), University of South Australia, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and the University of Western Sydney.
Director since October 2012.
Graham brings to the Board high calibre financial services and banking experience acquired from over 25 years of working in the sector.
Graham retired in 2012 as Vice-Chairman and a Managing Director of Goldman Sachs Australia after 25 years with the firm. Graham held a number of senior roles during his career with Goldman Sachs, predominantly advising listed company management teams and boards, and governments, on capital market and financing conditions and transactions. He also held a number of governance related roles, specifically focused on risk management and reputational issues. Graham was also Chair of the Goldman Sachs Australia Foundation, the not for profit entity through which the firm conducts charitable works in Australia.
Graham was educated at Swinburne Institute of Technology and graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting). He completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University in Boston in 2007. He is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants (FCPA), a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD), and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FFin).
Graham is a Non-Executive Director of Djerriwarrh Investments Ltd. He is also Chancellor of Swinburne University of Technology and a panel member of Adara Partners.
Director since July 2014.
Julie has over 30 years of experience in technology, including in major organisations such as Western Mining, Exxon, Roy Morgan, General Motors and SAP, covering consulting, software vendor and Chief Information Officer roles.
In addition to her industry experience, Julie spent 10 years at KPMG as a partner with the firm, during which time she held roles as National Lead Partner Telecommunications, Media and Technology, and National Managing Partner - Markets. Julie was also a member of the KPMG National Executive Committee.
Julie is a Non-Executive Director of IRESS Limited, Vocus Group Limited, Datacom Group Limited, CenITex, Partners Group Holdings Limited and Partners Life Limited, and a member of the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority's ICT Advisory Board.
Julie has a Bachelor's degree in Applied Science.
Director since March 2017.
Vanessa Wallace has close to 30 years' experience as a management consultant with Booz & Company (now known as Strategy&). Her roles at Booz & Company included Executive Chairman of Booz & Company (Japan) Inc, Senior Partner and global board member, lead of the financial services practice in Global Markets and lead for the strategy practice in ANZSEA.
Vanessa is a non-executive director of ASX-listed Wesfarmers Limited. She is a former Chairman of AMP Capital Holdings Limited (resigned June 2018) and a former director of AMP Limited (resigned May 2018). Vanessa is also Managing Director of her own advisory business MF Advisory that provides coaching and advisory services to senior executives in Asia and Australia.
She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of New South Wales and a Master of Business Administration from the IMD, Switzerland.
Director since September 2018.
Michael Wachtel has considerable global business experience gained from advising multinational companies and involvement in numerous complex international transactions during his 35 year career in the professional services industry.
He has extensive experience in organisational leadership, finance, risk management and governance, including as the former Chairman (Asia Pacific & Oceania) of Ernst & Young (EY) and member of the EY Global Governance Council and Global Risk Executive Committee. Through his Future Fund Board role, he also has experience in global markets, geopolitical and monetary policy trends.
Michael is currently a Board member of the Future Fund, a non-executive director of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and St Vincent’s Medical Research Institute.
He holds a Master of Laws from the London School of Economics and Bachelors of Laws and Commerce from the University of Cape Town. Michael completed the Harvard Business School Executive Program in 2011.