Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Ian McGill

Chair (appointed 25 February 2021) and Independent Non-Executive Director (appointed 9 December 2020)

Mr McGill is a lawyer and company director. From 1990 to 30 June 2020, he was a corporate partner of the law firm Allens. At Allens Mr McGill specialised in media and telecommunications industry transactions, policy and regulation, including media law reform. His career included advising News Corporation on the establishment of FOXTEL and acting for the commercial television plaintiffs in the High Court case that established the implied constitutional principle of freedom of political communication.

Mr McGill is a director of a number of not for profit companies, including Documentary Australia Foundation, the Sydney Institute of Marine Science, SIMS Foundation Limited and Uphold & Recognise Limited

Mr McGill is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee and the Remuneration & Nomination Committee.

Cass O’Connor

Independent Non-Executive Director (appointed 21 April 2015)

Ms O’Connor runs her own successful corporate advisory, coming after a twenty year career that included working for Carnegie, Wylie & Company, Goldman Sachs (Australia) L.L.C, Turnbull & Partners and Deutsche Bank. 

She has over 30 years’ experience as a board director of ASX listed companies, Federal and State government entities and unlisted entities.

Ms O’Connor is a director of Goalpost Pictures and Carriageworks.

Ms O’Connor is Chair of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit & Risk Committee.

Joshua Lowcock

Independent Non-Executive Director (appointed 9 December 2020)

Joshua Lowcock is the New York-based Chief Digital Officer of Universal McCann, a global media and advertising agency. Joshua brings the Prime Media Group extensive digital, media, and data expertise having worked in media in Australia (News Corp, Nine Entertainment), as well as in advertising in China and the US. Joshua has been recognized by AdWeek as one of the most indispensable people in media (2018).

Joshua also serves as a non-Executive Director of ASX-listed Accent Group Ltd and Cashrewards Ltd. Joshua also serves as an industry advisor to several listed US adtech companies.

Mr Lowcock is a member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee.

Brent Cubis

Independent Non-Executive Director (appointed 15 April 2021)

Brent Cubis is a Chartered Accountant and company director/ advisor. He has over 30 years’ experience working in senior finance roles across a broad range of global companies and industries. His most recent role was Chief Financial Officer for Cochlear Limited and prior to that worked for PE firms in the Health Sector, PBL Media (CFO at Nine Network and ACP Magazines) and Westfield, BT and Sheraton Hotels. He qualified as a CA at Deloitte, which included a transfer to the USA.

Brent is a Director of Carbon Cybernetics and was previously a Director for the Can Too Foundation and member of UNSW Business School Advisory Board.

Mr Cubis is Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee.

Ian Audsley

Chief Executive Officer (appointed 16 June 2010)

Executive Director (appointed 24 June 2010)

Mr Audsley has had over 30 years’ experience in the television industry.

He has held various senior executive roles at the Seven Network, the Nine Network, TV3 New Zealand and Southern Cross Television.