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

South Australia and Northern Territory Division Council Election 2020

Voting is now open to fill two (2) vacancies on the SA/NT Division Council.

Seven (7) candidates have been nominated to fill two (2) positions on the SA/NT Division Council.


Andrew Dow FAICD
Sonya Furey GAICD
Sef van den Nieuwelaar GAICD
Carmel Noon MAICD
Dr Stephen Rodda FAICD
Adrian Skull FAICD
Nathan Winter GAICD

Voting is now open and, in accordance with the Australian Institute of Company Directors By-Laws, will remain open until 5.00pm AEST on Monday, 21 September 2020. The date of the Election is Tuesday, 22 September 2020.

How to Vote

To record your vote, mark the box next to the candidates of your choice with an ‘X’.

A maximum of two (2) boxes can be marked on the ballot paper.

You will receive ‘how to vote’ details from Link Market Services, engaged by the AICD as the Returning Officer for the 2020 Division Council Elections.

Please contact the SA/NT office 08 8236 2809 if you are a member of the AICD and have not yet received details on how to vote.

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

Current members of the South Australian Council are as follows :

  • Associate Professor Susan Neuhaus AM CSC FAICD (President)
  • Mr Fraser Bell GAICD 
  • Mr Brett Cowell FAICD  
  • Ms Alison Kimber GAICD
  • Nicolle Rantanen FAICD
  • Ms Kathy Gramp FAICD (National Board)
  • Mr John van Ruth FAICD (Chair - Membership Committee)
  • Mr Richard Giles FAICD (Chair - NT Committee)
  • Mr 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.

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