Mr Hatherly has extensive board governance experience in several sectors, including listed companies, government-owned corporations, universities, and not-for-profit organisations. Mr Hatherly is currently Chairman of Field Services Group of Brisbane City Council, a member of the Council’s Audit Committee, a director of the Mount Isa Water Board and a syndicate Chairman of the CEO Institute.
His previous directorships included the Runge Group, a listed company supplying IT solutions and mining consulting services; Tarong Energy, a major electricity generator in Queensland; The University of Newcastle, where he was a Councillor and Chairman of the Performance and Planning Committee; and the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), a national “think-tank”. Other significant roles he has held include Director of Abused Child Trust, and President of Indooroopilly Golf Club.
His executive career included senior roles with hard rock and coal mine companies, and working in organisations focused on intellectual property, providing consulting services and project management to the resources, energy, agribusiness, and government sectors. His international experience and speciality consulting areas include strategic and business planning, performance improvement, information technology, and people and organisation development.