Board of Directors

 

 

Brisbane Racing Club Chairman Neville Bell Image

Neville Bell 

Position: Chairman

Special responsibilities: Chair of Master Planning and Member of New Business Development Sub-Committees.

Qualifications and experience: Neville is the proprietor of Kilto Park Stud and Agistment Farm located at Caboolture and has over 30 years’ experience in banking, finance and property development. Neville has raced many horses over the last 20 years and continues to try and improve on his four Group 1 wins. Neville was a former Director Queensland Turf Club 1998-2009.

 


 

Brisbane Racing Club Vice Chairman Richard Morrison Image

Richard Morrison

Position: Vice-chairman

Special responsibilities: Member of Master Planning, Membership and New Business Development Sub-Committees.

Qualifications and experience: Richard is a property professional with more than two decades' experience in commercial agency transaction. He is the director of Morrison Project Consulting, a broad service real estate advisory firm operating across investment, development and agency sectors. A racehorse owner since the mid 1990’s, Richard is also a committee member of the Kingston Town Club (KTC). This association hosts racing events that have raised more than $100,000 for various charities.


 

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David Dawson

Position: Director

Special responsibilities: Chairman of Membership Sub-Committee. 

Qualifications and experience:  David is a medical scientist by profession. Now retired, he was formerly Chief Scientist with Queensland Health and a consultant to the World Health Organization. He has racing interests, and was a former Director Queensland Turf Club 2005-2009 (Treasurer 2007-2009).

 

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Simon Gleeson

Position: Director

Special responsibilities:  Member of Finance, Governance and Risk Management, Master Planning and New Business Development Sub-Committees.

Qualifications and experience: Simon is an Economist by qualification and has been the Commercial Manager at Arrow Energy for more than seven years. He has a strong financial and commercial background through his experience working in both Australia and the United Kingdom. Simon has been around horses from an early age and is a Director of Gleeson Thoroughbred Connections.

 

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Curt Schatz

Position: Director

Special responsibilities: Chairman of New Business Development and Member of Master Planning Sub-Committees.

Qualifications and experience: Curt is Managing Partner of Mullins Lawyers’ and leads their property and hospitality practice. He has more than 30 years’ experience in property, liquor and gaming law. He has owned and bred racehorses in Australia and New Zealand for more than two decades.

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Steve Gagel

Position: Director

Special responsibilities: Chairman of Finance, Governance and Risk Management and Member of New Business Development Sub-Committees.

Qualifications and experience: Steve is a Director at Prosperity Advisers Group and has extensive accounting and business experience across a broad range of industries and management operations including tourism and hospitality, hotel operations and the wider sporting industry. Steve has a genuine passion for the horse racing industry and been a part-owner of racehorses over recent years.

 

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Terry Svenson

Position: Director

Special responsibilities:  Member of Finance, Governance and Risk Management, Media Rights and Membership Sub-Committees.

Qualifications and experience: Terry is Chief Executive Officer at Queensland Cricket.  He is a former Chief Executive Officer of a global consumer goods business and has held numerous Non-Executive Director roles across business and sport. Terry has extensive business strategy, leadership, consumer marketing, and corporate governance experience. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). Terry has owned and raced horses with trainers across Brisbane and Sydney.


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Jennifer Creaton

Position: Director

Special responsibilities: Member of Finance, Governance & Risk Management and Master Planning Sub-Committees

Qualifications and experience: Jennifer has worked in the financial services industry for almost 20 years. Jennifer currently works as an Executive Manager for an ASX-listed banking and insurance group in the implementation of risk frameworks and ensuring that decisions, processes and procedures are performed within legislative and regulatory requirements.