Company Directors Course

The gold standard in director training, our flagship course will immediately elevate your performance and decision-making as a director.

For directors and senior executives who need a thorough understanding of compliance, risk, strategy, finance and the role of the board.

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Foundations of Directorship

Learn the essential skills that directors need in this comprehensive introduction to governance, finance, strategy and risk.

The program is tailored to new and aspiring directors, senior executives and managers.

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Meet our team

Meet the SA team

We have a dedicated team of staff to assist with any member queries and requests for information.

The South Australian Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors has a dedicated team of staff to assist with any queries you may have.

Please find our staff members and contact details below:

Members & Clients - South Australia

  • Clinton Jury GAICD – State Manager, SA/NT Division
  • John Semba - Account Manager
  • Katherine Masters - Team Coordinator

Our SA Programs team deliver our extensive schedule of courses and events.

  • Susannah Hayden MAICD - Program Manager
  • Linda Millard - Program Executive
  • Danuelle Scott - Program Executive
  • Paul van der Koogh MAICD – Program Coordinator

Our Business Centre and Member Lounge team look after your needs when you visit our Adelaide CBD location.

  • Melissa Evans - Business Centre & Member Lounge Coordinator

Members & Clients – National Membership Experience team (based in SA)

Our Membership Experience team are available to speak with you about membership, your ongoing professional development and questions you may have about being or becoming a director.

  • Andrew Harris GAICD – Head of Membership Experience
  • Ian Liddell – Membership Partner - Engagement
  • Esther Skuse AAICD – Membership Partner – Development

Members & Clients – National Innovation & Partnership team (based in SA)

  • Kym Hume FAICD – Strategic Partnership Manager

Meet the SA Council

The Council assists in providing guidance and strategic input into the direction of the Division.

The South Australian Council assists in guidance and strategic input into the direction of our Division. The Council also approves all membership applications and subsequent upgrades of membership.

The Role of the Council

The role of the Council is defined in Article 9.3 of our Constitution. To give effect to that role, the objectives of the Councils are:

A. To provide advice to the Australian Institute of Company Directors Board and CEO on:
i) Policy matters affecting the role of directors
ii) Australian Institute of Company Directors membership matters
iii) The strategy and policies of the Australian Institute of Company Directors itself and management issues that may arise from time to time.

B. To administer the membership of the Division, approving new members and upgrades.

C. To represent the views and aspirations of the Australian Institute of Company Directors in the Division’s territory and to develop relationships with leaders in directorship, regulation and politics who reside or are active in the territory.

D. To support the Division Manager with regard to:
i) Events
ii) Member service, member recruitment and retention and member grade matters
iii) The general conduct of the Division, including Director and Board Development programs

Council Members

With effect from 1 October 2020, your SA/NT Division Councillors are:

  • Associate Professor Susan Neuhaus AM FAICD (Division President)
  • Fraser Bell GAICD
  • Sonya Furey GAICD
  • Alison Kimber GAICD
  • Nicolle Rantanen FAICD
  • Kathy Gramp FAICD (Division Director, AICD Board)
  • Richard Giles FAICD (Chair - NT Committee)
  • Adrian Skull FAICD

Council Procedures

A Council consists of at least five and not more than ten members elected by the members of the Division. Each Council elects a President who serves for a period of up to three years at the discretion of the Council. Each Council also appoints one of its members, usually the Division President, to the Australian Institute of Company Directors board for a period of up to three years. One third of Council members retire each year, although a retiring member may be eligible for re-election. The maximum time a Council member may serve is nine years, or three terms if less.

For more information on the role of the Council and its directive please view the Australian Institute of Company Directors by-laws.

Call for South Australia and Northern Territory Division Council Nominations 2021

The current term of the following elected Councillors expires on 30 September 2021:

Fraser Bell GAICD
Nicolle Rantanen-Reynolds FAICD

Nominations are now called to fill two vacancies on the SA/NT Division Council.

Being eligible to stand again, the following Councillors offer themselves for re-election:

Fraser Bell GAICD
Nicolle Rantanen-Reynolds FAICD

Who can nominate – Eligible Members?
An Eligible Member is a member of any membership class of the AICD (other than Affiliate member); and who has been a member of one or more such classes for a minimum of three consecutive years prior to the date of this notice (Eligible Member). (By-Law 3.9.1)

An Eligible Member may nominate any other Eligible Member to serve on the Division Council, limited to two nominations per election.

The Board of the AICD is mindful of the importance of all Division Councillors bringing independent judgement to bear on matters considered by the Division Council. Having regard to guidance provided in Recommendation 2.3 of the ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations (4th ed) with respect to factors relevant to assessing independence, the Board has determined that any person intending to nominate to serve as a member of the Division Council must obtain the approval of the Board if that person:

(a) is, or has been, employed in an executive or managerial capacity by the AICD;
(b) is, or has been, in a material business relationship (eg. as a supplier, professional adviser, consultant or customer) with the AICD or is an officer of, or otherwise associated with, someone with such a relationship; or
(c) has close personal ties with any person who falls within either of the above categories.

Timelines and how to nominate
Enquiries and requests for a Nomination Form can be obtained from Clinton Jury, State Manager SA/NT by calling 08 8236 2809 or email

Nominations must be:

Submitted on the Nomination Form and in accordance with the AICD’s By-Laws.
All nominations must be received at the offices of the Australian Institute of Company Directors as detailed on the Nomination Form by no later than 5pm AEST on Friday 13 August 2021.

The Election will be held on Tuesday, 21 September 2021.

For further information please see our Constitution and By-Laws which govern the AICD’s Division Council Elections.

By Order of the Council.
AICD Division Council Elections 2021

Your place to meet in South Australia

Exclusive and complimentary for members, the lounge area is a modern multi-functional space which can be used for informal meetings, private work or simply to unwind. For meetings that require more privacy we also provide a variety of different size rooms that can be hired on an hourly, half day or full day basis

Regional focus

We support regional members and directors through courses, events and our regional committees.

Regional focus

We recognise the importance of supporting regional directors and members with a focus on delivering events and education courses locally.

We recognise the importance of supporting regional directors and members, and would like to hear from you about the types of courses and events you would like to see in your region.

We also need your support. If you know of friends or colleagues that are interested in attending our courses and events please let us know. With enough interest, we may be able to visit your region in the near future.

Please contact our office on We look forward to hearing from you.

Our partners

SA/NT Division partners