Board of Directors

Snowy Hydro Limited Board of Directors are as follows:


Noel Cornish

BSc(Met), MEngSc

Appointed 10 August 2012

SHL_NCMr Cornish was appointed to the Board on 10 August 2012. He is currently a director of IMB Limited, director of Forestry Corporation NSW, member of the Council of the University of Wollongong and National President of Ai Group. His former roles include Chief Executive of BlueScope Steel Limited’s Australian and New Zealand steel manufacturing businesses, President NorthstarBHP LLC in Ohio USA and Group General Manager Whyalla Steelworks in South Australia.


Paul Broad

Appointed 23 July 2013

Managing Director & CEO

Paul BroadMr Broad was appointed as a non-executive director of the Company on 20 June 2013.  Before being appointed as a director, Mr Broad was Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructure NSW,  AAPT, PowerTel, EnergyAustralia Sydney Water and Hunter Water.  He is Chairman of the Hunter Development Corporation and a non-executive director of iiNet Limited.


Helen Coonan

Appointed 23 January 2014
Non Executive Director

Helen CoonanMs Coonan was appointed to the Board on 23 January 2014.  As the former Australian Government Cabinet Minister for Communication, Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate, Shareholder Minister for the Telstra Corporation and Australia Post, commercial lawyer and trained mediator, Ms Coonan has a proven track record of leading stakeholders through major economic reforms and handling complex policy settings, especially where public policy and regulation intersects with business interests.  In addition to her appointment with Snowy Hydro, Ms Coonan serves on the Advisory Council of JP Morgan and the Board of Advice of Aon Risk Services Australia Ltd. She is a Non-Executive Director of Crown Resorts Ltd, Chair of the Crown Resorts Foundation, Chair of GRACosway Pty Ltd (a subsidiary of the Clemenger Group), a Trustee of the Sydney Opera House Trust and a Non-Executive Director of Obesity Australia Ltd.


Peter Lowe


Appointed 15 May 2006
Non Executive Director

Peter LoweMr Lowe has over 30 years experience in various financial roles including CFO of public companies in Australia and the USA.  He is currently Chairman of United Energy Distribution Holdings Pty Ltd and Multinet Group Holdings Pty Ltd and a director of Citywide Service Solutions Pty Ltd, and Tasmania Networks Pty Ltd. He was appointed to the board of Red Energy Pty Ltd in March 2007.  He has also held a board role at Southern Hydro Pty Ltd, Clever Communications Limited and GasNet Limited.


Michael Ihlein

BBus (Acc), FCPA, MAICD, F Fin (Finsia)

Appointed 10 August 2012
Non Executive Director

Michael IhleinMr Ihlein was appointed to the Board on 10 August 2012.  He is a non executive director and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of CSR Limited and a non executive director and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of Scentre Group.  He is also a non executive director and Chair of the Compliance Committee of Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited. He previously spent six years at Brambles Limited as an executive director with roles as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer.  Prior to that he had a 26 year career with Coca-Cola Amatil Limited including seven years as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director and numerous senior operational and financial roles in both Australia and overseas.  He is also Chair of the Australian Theatre for Young People.


Joycelyn Morton


Appointed 10 August 2012
Non Executive Director

Joycelyn Morton

Ms Morton was appointed to the Board on 10 August 2012.  She is a non-executive director of Argo Investments Limited, and Chairperson of Noni B Limited and Thorn Group Limited.  She is also a member of the Business School Divisional Board and Board of Advice of the University of Sydney.  Her former roles include being a non executive director of Crane Group Limited and Count Financial Limited and executive positions with Woolworths Limited, The Shell Company of Australia, Shell International BV and with Coopers and Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).


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