Sue O’Connor BAppSc, GradDipBM, FAICD

First appointed: 10 April 2018. Current appointment expires: 9 April 2021.


Ms O’Connor has served as a Chairman, Director and senior business leader with ASX Top 10 and global unlisted companies and high profile statutory authorities. She brings to the Board her commercial acumen and deep expertise in digital, transformation, cyber resilience, audit, risk, utilities and financial services.

Ms O’Connor’s board contributions ensure that regulated, customer facing, technology dependent companies successfully pivot and transform to achieve their growth goals.

She is currently Chair of Yarra Valley Water, a Director of Mercer Superannuation, Bush Heritage Australia, Kordia Group Limited and Climate Works Australia and an Advisory Council Member of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute.

Her 25+ year executive leadership career in the technology sector included 13 years as a senior executive at Telstra Corporation.

She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Graduate of Diploma Business Management. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ms O’Connor holds the following appointments:

  • Chair, Yarra Valley Water
  • Director, Mercer Superannuation
  • Director, Kordia Group Limited
  • Director, ClimateWorks Australia
  • Director,  Bush Heritage Australia
  • Advisory Council Member, Monash Sustainable Development Institute.