QTC Board

Board members are appointed by the Governor-in-Council, pursuant to section 10(2) of the Queensland Treasury Corporation Act 1988 on the recommendation of the Treasurer and in consultation with the Under Treasurer. Members are chosen on their ability and commitment to contribute to QTC’s performance and achievement of its stated objectives.

Gerard Bradley

BComm, Dip Adv Acc , FCA, FCPA, FAICD, FIML


Appointed 10 May 2012 with tenure to 30 June 2019

Board committees

  • Member, Human Resources Committee
  • Member, Funding and Markets Committee

Prior to his appointment as the Chair of QTC’s Board, Mr Bradley was the Under Treasurer and Under Secretary of the Queensland Treasury Department, a position he held from 1998 to 2012. He was also a QTC Board member from 2000-2007.

Mr Bradley has extensive experience in public sector finance gained in both the Queensland and South Australian treasury departments. He was Under Treasurer of the South Australian Department of Treasury and Finance from 1996 to 1998, and of Queensland’s Treasury Department from 1995 to 1996. Mr Bradley held various positions in Queensland Treasury from 1976 to 1995, with responsibility for the preparation and management of the State Budget and the fiscal and economic development of Queensland.

He is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Queensland Treasury Holdings Pty Ltd and related companies, and a Non-Executive Director of Star Entertainment Group Ltd, Pinnacle Investment Management Group Limited and the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

Tonianne Dwyer

B Juris (Hons), LLB (Hons), GAICD

Appointed 14 February 2013 with tenure to 30 June 2020

Board committees

  • Chair, Human Resources Committee

Tonianne Dwyer is a lawyer by profession with a career of more than 25 years in international investment banking and finance in both executive management and board positions.

Ms Dwyer’s executive experience covered a broad range of sectors, including real estate investment and development, financial services, health and aged care, education, research and development, and media.  She held senior roles with Hambros Bank Limited, Societe Generale and Quintain Estates & Development PLC including a role with the finance division of the UK Department of Health.  Over her executive career she had experience in the UK, Europe and Wall Street.

Ms Dwyer currently holds directorships with Metcash Limited, DEXUS Property Group, DEXUS Wholesale Property Fund, ALS Limited and Oz Minerals Limited. She is also a Senator and Deputy Chancellor of the University of Queensland.

Anne Parkin

B Science (Hons), Dip. Ed, MBA, MAICD, F FIN

Appointed 1 July 2016 with tenure to 30 June 2019

Board committees

  • Member, Accounts and Audit Committee
  • Member, Human Resources Committee

Anne Parkin has more than 25 years’ of international management and board level experience across Asia-Pacific banking and financial services.

Ms Parkin has held diverse leadership roles in domestic and global broking and banking, superannuation administration, retail management and education in both the public and private sectors. At an executive level, Anne has experience operating in highly regulated businesses including banking with Credit Suisse, UBS, and in Australian superannuation.

Ms Parkin is Chairman of Eco Fuels Innovations and previously, was a Non-Executive Director of both Credit Suisse Securities in Malaysia and the Philippines. As an Executive Director, she was a member of the Hong Kong Control Committee responsible for oversight of operational risk for Credit Suisse Hong Kong and its affiliates, while as Operations Executive, she was accountable for operational matters with local regulators including the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Hong Kong Securities & Futures Commission.

In recognition of her expertise in the Asia-Pacific, Ms Parkin was invited to participate in the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA).

Karen Smith-Pomeroy

ADIP (Accounting), GAICD, FIPA, FFIN

Appointed 9 July 2015 with tenure to 9 July 2019

Board committees

  • Chair, Accounts and Audit Committee

Karen Smith-Pomeroy is an experienced financial services senior executive with a specialty in risk and governance.

She held senior executive roles with Suncorp Group Limited from1997 to 2014, including Executive Director, Suncorp Group subsidiary entities from 2009 to 2014. She has also held positions on a number of Boards and committees including Queensland Department of Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience, CS Energy Limited and Tarong Energy Corporation Limited.

Ms Smith-Pomeroy is a Non-Executive Director of National Affordable Housing Consortium Limited, Stanwell Corporation Limited, InFocus Limited and Kina Securities Limited.  She is a Queensland Advisory Board member of Australian Super and is also an Independent Audit Committee member of the Queensland Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, and South Bank Corporation.

Jim Stening

Dip Fin Serv, FAICD

Appointed 13 November 2014 with tenure to 30 June 2020

Board committees

  • Chair, Funding and Markets Committee

Jim Stening has more than 30 years’ experience in financial markets in the fixed income asset class, including hands-on trading and investing in Australian and global capital markets.

Mr Stening has extensive experience in debt markets, business development, executive management and corporate governance across a diverse range of economic cycles. He has held senior roles at NAB, Merrill Lynch and Banco Santander in addition to his role as founder and Managing Director of FIIG Securities Limited, Australia’s largest specialist fixed income firm.

Mr Stening is the Managing Director of FIIG Securities Limited (and related companies) and OZFish Unlimited Limited.