The Chairman
Greg Moynihan

Greg Moynihan

Greg Moynihan is an independent non-executive director of public and private Australian companies. He joined the Hyne Timber Board in January 2016 and assumed the role of Chair of the Hyne group of companies in November 2018.

Greg is a former banking CEO and finance and investment industry executive. Since retiring from executive responsibilities in 2003, he has served as a non-executive director on a wide range of entities including Corporate Travel Limited, Shine Corporate Limited, Ausenco Limited, Sunwater Limited, HFA Limited, RACQ Insurance Limited, UAP Holdings, LJ Hooker Limited, and Cashcard Australia Limited. Greg has served as board chairman at several of these organisations.

Greg has also been involved as both a director and advisor to ‘not for profit’ and community organisations and maintains a strategic advisory role with two fast growing private companies.

Executive Director
Peter Hyne

Peter Hyne

Peter Hyne is a fifth generation Hyne family member who joined Hyne Timber in January 1980 on completion of Senior Schooling. Whilst Peter is an active Board Member and shareholder, Peter also continues to work within the business in the role of General Manager – Customers. Peter has the accountability for all Sales, Marketing and Customer Service Teams.

During his employment with Hyne Timber, Peter’s career has transitioned through initially being appointed as a Treatment Plant Operator, then progressing to complete a Timber Industry Cadetship during 1981-84. The cadetship or Trainee Manager course had curriculum content as well as hands-on practical application in the various business unit operations across the Company. On completion of his Cadetship, Peter was appointed as a Sales Clerk in the main office located at Maryborough.

In the period 1988 to 1995, Peter successively managed the Gold Coast Wholesale Branch then the South Brisbane Wholesale Branch, after which he commenced working with the Araucaria Sales Office at Virginia following the acquisition of ACI Timber Products by Hyne Timber. In late 1996, Peter was appointed as Assistant to the General Manager – Sales.

On retirement of the General Manager – Sales, and following a decision to sell-off the retail arm of the business, Peter was promoted to the role of General Manager – Wholesale and charged with responsibility to develop the wholesale activities.

With company restructuring and simplification during 2010-2012, Peter continued with the responsibility for Sales & Distribution as well as taking on the accountability for Marketing Operations. His grass-roots operational experience, product and market knowledge continue to be valuable both in fulfilling his role within the business and in executing his role on the Board.

Across 2018-19 with Hyne Timber implementing Integrated Business Planning (IBP) a restructure of the supply chain function within Hyne Timber sees Peter passing the accountability for distribution to the Supply Team. Peter remains firmly focused on the customer end of the business.

Executive Director
James Hyne

James Hyne

James Hyne is a fifth generation Hyne family member and elder brother to fellow Executive Director, Peter Hyne. James joined the Board in 2016.

He commenced permanent employment with Hyne Timber in January 1979 at the age of 17 having always aspired to work within the family business. He had undertaken a number of casual shifts prior to this during school holidays and was already familiar with various areas of the business from an early age.

He completed a three year QTITC Timber Industry Cadetship in 1984 and has since gathered a wealth of timber industry experience, working in a variety of roles, navigating restructures, acquisitions and ultimately, company simplification during 2010 - 2012.

His career has transitioned through manufacturing and forestry operational roles into the role of Stakeholder Engagement Manager as part of the Customers team.

James has continued to value skills development and training to support his contribution to the business and broader industry having completed a range of courses including Business Operations, Wood technology, Accounting, Commercial Law, Management, Quality System Production and Installation (Standards Australia) and is a graduate of the Company Directors Course (AICD).

James is currently the Deputy Chair of Timber Queensland, a role he was elected to in 2018 having first joined the Board in 2010.

He has previously held roles as a committee Member of Timber Preservers Association of Australia (TPAA) Council, TPAA Technical Committee, Chairman of Timber Queensland Treater’s Group and a Committee Member for the Light Organic Solvent Preservative (LOSP) Treater’s Association.

Non-Executive Director
Kirstin Ferguson

Dr Kirstin Ferguson

Dr Kirstin Ferguson is a professional company director and sits on a number of ASX listed and private company boards. Kirstin began her career at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) where she became an Air Force Officer before becoming an executive in a corporate law firm when she was also admitted as a solicitor. Kirstin was the CEO of a global consulting firm before commencing her board career. As well as Honours degrees in Law and also History, she also has a PhD in corporate governance and leadership for which she has received industry and academic awards. Dr Ferguson was the creator of the Walkley nominated #CelebratingWomen campaign in 2017 and is also the author of Women Kind with co-author Catherine Fox. Their book was named Best Management & HR Book of 2019 in the Australian Business Book Awards.

Non-Executive Director
Elizabeth Hyne

Elizabeth Hyne

Elizabeth Hyne is a fifth generation Hyne family member and cousin to fellow Executive Directors, Peter and James Hyne.

Elizabeth joined the commonwealth Department of Agriculture and Water Resources in 2007 and has held numerous senior positions in that time. Elizabeth currently holds the role of Director, Biosecurity Integrated Information System Taskforce with the Department. In 2016, Elizabeth was selected as a foundation member of the task force due to her unique skills and experience in policy development and a deep understanding of biosecurity business and systems.

Elizabeth has broad experience in many aspects and workings of government, including driving and developing policy that reflects government objectives, developing and implementing legislation and undertaking regulatory functions to deliver successful implementation from a service delivery and client perspective. Her experience covers:

  • Director, Biosecurity Integrated Information System Taskforce
  • Director, Cost Recovery Taskforce
  • Director, Sustainable Funding Section, Biosecurity Strategy Branch
  • A/g Assistant Secretary, Biosecurity Legislation Branch
  • Director, Onshore Biosecurity and Response, Biosecurity Strategy Branch
  • Director, National Air and Sea Cargo Program, Cargo and Shipping Branch
  • Executive Officer, Deputy Secretary, DAWR
  • Director, Trade and Market Access Division, DAWR

 

Elizabeth’s contributions and achievements have been recognised by the Department through several awards as follows:

  • DAWR Australia Day Award for Cost recovery, 2016
  • DAWR Australia Day Innovation Award for ‘Outstanding work in establishing the sea container hygiene system’, 2013
  • DAWR Australia Day Award for ‘Effort towards animal welfare in the Middle East Region’, 2007
Non-Executive Director
Angeleen Jenkins

Angeleen Jenkins

Angeleen is a talented business leader and company director passionate about safe production, the environment, workplace diversity, risk management, sound governance and sustainable business performance.

Throughout her career, Angeleen has worked extensively in commercial industries, including almost 25 years in the multi-national construction sector where she was previously employed as a director and executive of a large construction group.

For the last five years, Angeleen has mostly worked in the Australasian forestry sector in advisory and non-executive director roles.

Angeleen currently serves as Director of VicForests, Tiaki Plantations Company, Taumata Plantations Limited and Central Highlands Water. Angeleen was also a former long-term Director of McConnell Dowell, a major multi-national construction group.

Angeleen is a Graduate and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Member of the Institute of Directors, New Zealand.

Non-Executive Director
Leanne Muller

Leanne Muller

Leanne is an experienced finance executive with a 30 year career across professional services and medium sized companies, where she held CFO (or equivalent) roles. She has broad industry experience gained from working with clients of antecedent firms of KPMG and PwC as well as RACQ Group, Energex and Uniting Care Queensland.

Since completion of her last executive role in late 2014, Leanne has joined the Boards of the following companies/groups:

  • Data #3 Limited - ASX listed technology and services provider
  • Sugar Terminals Limited - Newcastle listed, owns 6 bulk sugar terminals along Queensland coast
  • Peak Holdings Pty Limited - subsidiary of Local Government Association of Queensland, provides services to councils

Leanne’s responsibilities generally extend to chairmanship of the Audit Committees (where applicable).

Leanne has also served on the Board of Guide Dogs Queensland since 2004, and has been Vice President since 2016.