Board Members


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David De Silva

LLB

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHAIR

David received his Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Adelaide in 1987. He completed an Associateship with Justice Millhouse in the Supreme Court of South Australia in 1989, completed his Articles of Clerkship with Poveys and then worked as a litigation lawyer with Cridlands in Darwin.
Since 1993, Mr De Silva has been a partner of De Silva Hebron, a legal firm which has now
been in business in Darwin for more than 20 years.
In addition to service on the below Boards, David is on the Committee of the Carbine Club NT (President), volunteers at and is a member of several community organisations and clubs.
Current directorships:

• Crime Stoppers (NT) Ltd (Chair)
• Darwin Waterfront Corporation
• Tennis NT Inc
• Territory Equities Pty Ltd
• Darwin Performing Arts Centre Ltd (Chair)



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Leanne Bond

BE (CHEM), MBA, FAICD, FIEAUST, RPEQ

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND DEPUTY CHAIR

Leeanne is an experienced company director and holds board roles in the energy and water sectors. Leeanne is a former director of Tarong Energy Corporation and Seqwater and former chair of Brisbane Water.
Leeanne has a background in chemical engineering and over 25 years senior management experience across a broad range of industrial sectors including energy, minerals, infrastructure, and water resources.
From 1996 to 2006, Leeanne played a key role in establishing and growing
WorleyParsons in Queensland in senior positions including as General Manager (Queensland, PNG & NT).

Current directorships:
• Snowy Hydro Ltd
• Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd
• JKTech Pty Ltd
• Engineers Australia



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Jon Hubbard

BCOM, CA, GAICD

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Jon is a former partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and a former director of CS Energy. He has extensive experience in the energy, utility and resources sectors, as well as a strong accounting and finance background. During his advisory career, Jon has specialised in providing advice to the energy industry in the areas of corporate strategy, industry reform, mergers and acquisitions, regulation, climate change and renewable energy.

Current directorships:

  • Infocus Wealth Management Ltd
  • Australian Energy Market Operator Ltd



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John Tourish

BEENG (MECH) MBO (MHU)

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

John began his career in the electricity generation industry in NSW as a Mechanical Engineer. John has owned and operated businesses in the hospitality industry in NSW and Queensland. John has operated hospitality businesses and a logistics company in the Northern Territory since November 2005 and currently employs more than 100 people. He lives in East Arnhem Land and operates The Walkabout Lodge in Nhulunbuy and The Precinct Tavern in Darwin.

Current directorships:

  • Australian Hotels Association (NT)
  • Northern Territory Business Advisory Council
  • East Arnhem Regional Economic Committee
  • Director of Several Private Equity Companies