Titles Queensland Board

Titles Queensland Board  

John Humphrey (Chairman and a Non-Executive Director)

Mr Humphrey is a senior consultant to King & Wood Mallesons. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology from January 2013 until June 2019.

 

He was a Senior Partner at King & Woods Mallesons between 1998 and 2012 and a Partner at Corrs Chambers Westgarth between 1980 and 1998. He is an experienced Non-Executive Director having previously been Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of Spotless Group Holdings until 31 January 2021 and Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Auswide Bank Limited (formerly Wide Bay Australia Limited) until 31 December 2020.

 

He was appointed as Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of Titles Queensland in August 2021 and he has previously served as Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Horizon Oil Limited and Villa World Limited, Deputy Chairman of King & Wood Mallesons and as a Non-Executive Director of Cromwell Property Group, Downer Group Limited, and Sunshine Broadcasting Group Limited. He has also served as a member of the Australian Takeovers Panel. 

Matt David

Matt is an inaugural Non-Executive Director of Titles Queensland, appointed in March 2021.

Matt is a Principal in QIC’s Global Infrastructure team, where his role covers investment and asset management activities across government, social and transport sub-sectors. QIC’s Global Infrastructure team manages over $20 billion in infrastructure assets.

Matt has over 15 years’ experience within the infrastructure sector across both civil engineering and finance roles. Prior to joining QIC, Matt was an Associate Director with Capella Capital focusing on origination, financial advisory and delivery of social, Public Private Partnerships and other concession-based assets. During this time, he worked across a range of infrastructure transactions including rail, ports, logistics, convention centres, and social and affordable housing. 

Matt is on the board of the Port of Brisbane and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland

Paul DeSouza

Paul is an inaugural Non-Executive Director of Titles Queensland, appointed in March 2021.

He has more than 25 years’ experience in investment management, banking, finance and professional services. This includes involvement in a broad range of transactions and companies in Australia, Europe, Asia and North America across the transport, energy and utility and social infrastructure sectors, including healthcare.

Paul is a Partner of the QIC Global Infrastructure team having been with QIC since 2006 and a member of the QIC Global Infrastructure Investment Committee as well as the Asset and Client Management Committee. Paul is also on the boards of Brisbane Airport Corporation, the Sea Swift group of entities and the Nexus Day Hospitals group. He chairs the finance, audit and risk committees of Brisbane Airport and Sea Swift. Paul is also an alternate director for the EPIC Energy South Australia group of companies.

Paul is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand, holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and a Bachelor of Business Accountancy (Honors) from the Queensland University of Technolog

Greg Dooley

Greg is an inaugural Non-Executive Director of Titles Queensland, appointed in August 2021.

He has more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services and information technology industry, and currently the Director of GAD Consulting and Non-Executive Director for DigitalX Limited, an Australian IT company. 

Greg spent 19 years of his career at Australian share registry business, Computershare, with 13 of those as its Managing Director. He has been a trusted advisor to a large portion of companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX).

Greg holds a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University, Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from FINSIA, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

David Foster

David is an inaugural Non-Executive Director of Titles Queensland, appointed in August 2021.

His 25+ year career has spanned multiple senior leadership roles, non-executive directorships and advisory roles, primarily within the financial services industry.  

David’s last executive role was CEO of Suncorp Bank. He assumed the role shortly before the Lehmann Brothers collapse and led the Bank through a highly volatile period. This included the turnaround of its Retail, SME and Agri businesses and managing down $18b in problem and non-core assets to maximise shareholder capital outcomes. 

In addition to his 5 1/2 years as CEO of Suncorp Bank, David held other senior roles such as Group Executive, Strategy during the acquisition of Promina Limited – one of Australia’s largest Financial services transactions. 

Prior to Suncorp, David held a number of senior roles over 14 years at WestpacBanking Corporation.

David’s qualifications include: B.AppSci, MBA, SFFin, FAIM, GAICD and has also attended programs at Kellogg, Wharton, IMD, MIT and Insead.

Jenni Smith

Jenni is an inaugural Non-Executive Director of Titles Queensland, appointed in August 2021

She has over 30 years’ experience in senior leadership roles with leading Australian organisaitons such as Telstra and QBE Insurance. Jenni’s current board portfolio includes organisations in digital, superannuation, and education. 

Jenni has extensive directorial experience as a global executive director delivering merger and acquisition integrations and large-scale transformations in highly regulated environments of financial services, telecommunications and broadcasting in Australia, Hong Kong and the UK. 

Most recently, she was Group Executive Officer People & Communications for the QBE Insurance Group (market cap AUD$14b) with a geographic footprint spanning 37 countries and over 14,500 people. 

Jenni holds a Master of Business Administration from The Open University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.