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Board of Directors

CGL is proud to be a 100% Australian-owned and run company. Our senior leadership team is responsible for the day-to-day running of the company, whilst our Board:

  • Is established to govern: the Board addresses the “ends” and delegates the “means” to achieve those ends to the management group;
  • Looks to the future: the Board devotes the majority of its time to considering the future and providing strategic leadership;
  • Is ultimately responsible to shareholders for the management and performance of CGL; and,
  • Supports and maintains a culture of good governance, performance, accountability and communication within CGL.
Director & Position Experience


Kevin McCann is Chairman of Citadel, Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited, the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust and the Menzies Research Centre. He is a member of the Male Champions of Change, a Presiding Pro Chancellor of the University of Sydney, Co-Vice Chair of the New Colombo Plan Reference Group, a Director of the US Studies Centre and Evans and Partners Advisory Board, Governor of Queenwood School for Girls and the Advisory Committee Australian Equities Flagship Fund (sponsored by Evans Dixon).

He is a former Chairman of Macquarie Group Limited and Macquarie Bank Limited, Origin Energy Limited, Healthscope Limited and ING Management Limited and Fellow of the University of Sydney and former Chair of the National Library of Australia Foundation.

Kevin practised in Commercial Law as a Partner of Allens Arthur Robinson from 1970 to 2004 and was Chairman of Partners from 1995 to 2004.

Kevin has a Bachelor of Arts and Law (Honours) from Sydney University and a Master of Law from Harvard University.

He was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to the Law, Business and the Community in 2005.

Professor Peter Leahy, AC
Independent non-executive Director

Peter retired from the Army in July 2008 after a 37 year career as a soldier. He concluded his career in the Army with the rank of Lieutenant General after a six year appointment as the Chief of Army. In this appointment he was directly responsible for Army’s $6bn annual budget. His responsibilities included the detailed management of personnel, operating and capital cost centres and the direct responsibility to raise, train and sustain the Army. He was the principle adviser to the Chief of the Defence Force on strategic matters related to the deployment of the Army on global combat operations.

Since leaving the Army, Peter has joined the University of Canberra as a Professor and Foundation Director of the National Security Institute where he teaches, writes and commentates on defence and security matters. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been appointed to the Boards of Codan Limited and Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited. He supports the Government of South Australia as a member of the Defence South Australia Advisory Board. He is also involved in charities as the Chairman of Soldier On, the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal Committee for the Australian Capital Territory and the Australian International Military Games (Invictus). He is also a Trustee of the Prince’s Charities Australia. In 2014 he was appointed by the Minister for Defence as a member of the First Principles Review of the Department of Defence.

Peter was awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia in 2007 for eminent service to the Australian Defence Force in command of the Australian Army and strategic staff appointments.

Ms Anne Templeman-Jones
Independent non-executive Director

Anne has over 20 years’ experience in institutional and commercial banking, wealth management and insurance, having previously held a number of senior executive roles within Westpac Banking Corporation and ANZ Banking Group. Anne also has significant experience as a Chair and non-executive director of listed and unlisted entities.

Anne has a strong audit background and is currently a non-executive director of HT&E Limited, GUD Holdings Limited and Cuscal Limited. In addition, Anne is the Chair of the Financial Advice Licensee Subsidiary Companies of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Anne has a Masters in Risk Management from the University of NSW; an Executive MBA from the AGSM, University of NSW; Bachelor of Commerce from the University of WA; CA qualified and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Committed to making a community contribution Anne is also a NED of the St Vincent’s Clinic Research Foundation and an active patrol member at the Bondi Bathers Surf Life Saving Club.

Dr Miles Jakeman
Executive Director and Deputy Chairman

Miles is the co-founder of Citadel and, for over 30 years, he has advised senior business leaders and government officials, including representing countries in ministerial and presidential level forums.

His key skills cover business strategy, program management, security risk management and staff development. Miles has significant overseas working experience with multinational companies in sales, marketing and business development capacities with full profit and loss responsibilities.

Miles has a Bachelor of Science (Hons), a Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies, a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Asian Studies and a PhD in Business Leadership. He has also completed the AICD Advanced Diploma Mastering the Boardroom and the AICD Diploma of International Company Directors, plus holds an Advanced Diploma Project Management.

Miles is a visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the ACT's Capital Angels. He is also a member of the not-for-profit Kokoda Foundation, and Midnight Basketball Australia.

Mr Mark McConnell
Non-Executive Director

Mark is an Non-Executive Director of Citadel. After serving as an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force for 8 years, Mark moved into the corporate world and has spent the last 17 years in a range of executive roles in the fields of aviation, technology and investment finance. He has been a director of Citadel since its formation in 2007.

His skills cover areas of business strategy, investor relations, capital raising and innovation. Mark has founded several private companies and has been recognised with a number of entrepreneurial awards.

Mark has a Bachelor of Science, a Graduate Diploma of Employment Relations, a Graduate Diploma of Logistics Management, and a Masters of Business Administration. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD). Mark was awarded the ACT Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003 and 2006.

Mark is the Director of several private companies as well as the board of the GWS Giants Foundation.

Effective 1 July 2016, Mark moved to a Non-Executive Director role with Citadel following the Group’s restructuring of its internal capabilities and establishment of commercial relationships with investor relations/media communications companies to match its growth.