BIL Board & Executives

GRANT WALKER BURGE

Director

Vigneron
Chief Executive Burge Corp Pty Ltd, Illaparra Winery Pty Ltd Burge Vineyard Services Pty Ltd
Burge Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Burge Estates
Barossa Valley Strategic Water Management Study ‘Vision 2045’
Baron of the Barossa – Inducted 1990
Former Chief Executive Grant Burge Wines Pty Ltd
Past Director Krondorf Ltd, Mildara Ltd, Rycroft Vineyards Pty Ltd
Past Member Barossa Water Resources Board
Past Councillor The Barossa Council
Past President & Committee Member Barossa Winemakers Association
Past Committee Member SA Wine Industry Association

Appointed 14 September 1998

ROB CHAPMAN

Assoc Dip Bus, FAICD, F FIN

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR CHAIRMAN

Adelaide Football Club (Chairman 2008 – present)
Fortisago (Chairman 2015)
Perks Accounting & Financial Services (Chairman 2012)
Member of The Economic Development Board
Member SA Economic Development Committee
Member Next Generation Manufacturing Investment Programme Interim Committee
Past President of Business SA – (2005/07)
Past President of CEDA SA – (2003/06)
Past Chief Executive Officer St. George Group (2010/12)
Past Managing Director Bank SA (2002/10)
Past Regional General Manager, WA, SA, NT Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Past Chairman Kelly & Co Business Advisory Panel (2012)
Past Chairman Bank SA Advisory Board (2012)

Former Memberships:
cando4kids (Ambassador)
Catholic Church Diocesan Finance Council (Chairman 2004)
Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
History Trust of South Australia
Olympic Games Fundraising Committee
Premier’s Climate Change Council
UniSA MBA Program (Past Chairman)

Appointed 4 June 2012, Member Executive Committee

GEOFFREY DAVIS

B Ec, FCA, CTA

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR COMPANY SECRETARY

Principal Geoff Davis & Associates
Past Chairman AC Johnston Pty Ltd (Pirramimma Wines)
Former Partner Ernst & Young
Board Member of Sevenhill Cellars
Past Chair of Saint Ignatius College Council
Former Member SA Egg Board

Appointed 3 August 1999, Member Executive Committee

GAYLE GRIEGER

B Sc (Hon), PhD

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Environmental Scientist
Senior NRM Policy Officer, Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges NRM
Board
Member Australian Soil Science Society
Past Member Australian Society of Viticulture & Oenology
Past Committee Member 7th South Australian Rural Women’s Gathering

Appointed 2 February 2004

JOHN KERR

B.EC FCA F.FIN

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

John Kerr

Independent Director
Director – Capital Strategies Pty Ltd
Director – Capital Family Office Pty Ltd
Chairman – Women’s & Children’s Hospital Research Institute Inc
Director – The Creeks Pipeline Company Ltd
Past Member – Premier’s Climate Change Council
Past Board Member – Cancer Council of South Australia Inc
Past Chair – Advisory Board – South Australian Centre for Economic Studies

Appointed 2 May 2017

TIM MCCARTHY

 DIRECTOR

Tim McCarthy

Vigneron
Director Janimiti Pty Ltd
Viticulture Operations Manager – Pernod Ricard Winemakers
Barossa Grape and Wine Association Board Member
Grape Barossa Committee Member
Past Member Coonawarra Grape Growers Committee
Past Member Padthaway Grape Growers Committee
Past Member Limestone Coast Wines Technical Committee

Appointed 28 February 2017

VIC PATRICK

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Director Red Dirt Estate Joint Venture
Director Graymoor Estate Joint Venture Director
Farmer Eden Valley/Kalangadoo
Diploma – Viticulture, Vinification, Wine Chemistry & Technology Oenological
Diploma Agriculture
2004-1996 Director Viticulture Foster’s Group
1996-1987 Director Global Viticulture Mildara Blass Ltd
1987-1985 Ass. General Manager Vineyards Southcorp Wines
Chairman Wine Grape Growers Australia
Member Wine Grape Council of SA
Member SA Wine Industry
Assoc. Environment Committee
Member University of Adelaide School of Agriculture
Food & Wine Advisory Board
Former Chairperson SE Soil Conservation Board
Former Chairperson SA Wine Industry Council
Former President SA Wine Industry Association
Former Member SA Soil Conservation Board
Former Member Lower SE Water Resources Committee
Former Member SE Catchment Management Board
Former Member SA Water Resources Council

Appointed 28 April 2008, Member Executive Committee

PAUL SHANKS

BE (hons) Grad Dip Bus Admin MIE

GENERAL MANAGER

Engineer
SA Water – 25 years
Brown & Root, Singapore – 5 years
ACER, Malaysia – 2 years
General Manager BIL 2001 – present
Cherry Farmer

Appointed 2001, Member Executive Committee