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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

Professor Peter Leahy, AC

Peter Leahy AC retired from the Australian Army in July 2008, after a 37-year career.  He retired as a Lieutenant General in the position of Chief of Army, a position he held for 6 years. In this appointment he was directly accountable for Army’s $6bn annual budget and 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. 

He is now a Professor and the foundation Director of the National Security Institute at the University of Canberra. 

He is a director of ASX listed companies; Citadel Group Limited (Chairman), Codan Limited, Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited and is a member of the advisory board of WarpForge Limited. 

In work related to charities he is the Chairman of Soldier On, the Red Shield Appeal Committee in the ACT and the Australian Student Veterans Association.

Robert (Bob) Alexander CA BCom
Independent non-executive Director

Bob is an experienced senior executive & director with over 30 years’ experience working in the commercial sector, primarily in sectors undergoing significant digital and technology transformation. Bob has worked in global organisations in industries such as media, entertainment, professional services, intellectual property and the print industry. 

He has considerable experience in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and has successfully led numerous transactions and the integration of acquired businesses. 

Since 2015 he has been a Non-Executive Director of QMS Media Ltd, Chairman of the QMS Media Ltd Audit & Risk Committee and a member of the QMS Media Remuneration Committee. He was previously a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of Xenith IP Group Ltd. He sits on the advisory board of, a digital publishing platform connecting authors and readers. 

Bob is a leader in corporate social responsibility and is an Executive Board Member of the Cambodian Children’s Fund, overseeing global strategy, organisational development, IT infrastructure and systems with global responsibility for fundraising and operations.

Bob is a Chartered Accountant with a BComm (UNSW).

Ms Jayne Shaw
Non-Executive Director

Ms Shaw has significant experience in healthcare management and an experienced clinical background in nursing. Ms Shaw has acted in senior management roles in two Australian private hospitals and established an Australian and international consulting business which was sold to Healthsouth, a large US Healthcare company.

After this, Jayne became the co-founder of Vision Group, a business that was successfully listed on the ASX.

Jayne has been a member of a number of private healthcare boards involved with specialist consolidation including cardiology, cancer care, orthopaedics, and women’s health and has continued to work with private equity firms on local and International Healthcare transactions.

Ms Shaw also holds positions on the boards of Mable Technologies, The Woolcock Research Institute, and The Hareda Foundation, and as Chairman of BCAL Diagnostics.