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An independent, skills-based board leads CCNSW. The Hon. Stephen Kamper MP, Minister for Small Business, Minister for Lands and Property, Minister for Multiculturalism, and Minister for Sport appoints the board, which reports to him.

The CCNSW Board consists of 4 voting members and 7 non-voting members as set out in the Act.

Voting members

Andrew Mills, Chair 

Andrew Mills, CCNSW Board Chair

Andrew has over 40 years' experience working in the private and public sectors, including in a regulatory environment. He is a former Second Taxation Commissioner for the ATO where he was responsible for policy and legislation as well as stakeholder engagement. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Andrew has strong financial acumen, deep governance knowledge and leadership, and has Chair and board experience on several executive boards, advisory panels and committees.

Danielle Woolley 

Danielle Woolley, CCNSW Board Member

Danielle is a partner with KPMG Australia, working with clients to deliver better outcomes for citizens by supporting them with strategy development, policy and program design, implementation planning, program evaluation and organisational governance and performance reviews. Danielle also has more than 25 years’ experience in the NSW Government across social, environmental and economic portfolios.

Danielle holds Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degrees from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Michael Bullen 

Michael Bullen, CCNSW Board Member

Michael has a passionate interest in sustainability, agribusiness, innovation and regional development. He was leading the development of the Agribusiness Precinct to attract new business and jobs in agribusiness for the new Western Sydney Aerotropolis. Michael was previously the Deputy Director General in the NSW Department of Primary Industries and CEO of the NSW Rural Assistance Authority.

Michael held previous roles across environment agencies as CEO of the Sydney Catchment Authority (now part of WaterNSW), and before that, worked for Forests NSW across both plantation and native forest management.

Diana D’Ambra 

Diana D'Ambra, CCNSW Board Member

Diana is a non-executive director and independent adviser with more than 25 years of executive director/partner experience in a global accounting firm. Diana has experience delivering corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and investment advice across all industry sectors.

Diana also has more than 15 years of non-executive director experience on both commercial and for-purpose boards in multiple industries. She now combines corporate finance, financial management and related strategic advice with board roles and has a particular interest in transforming medium-sized businesses, including successfully helping founders to take their business to market.

The 7 non-voting members are:

  • the head of or a person nominated by the head to represent each of the following:
    • NSW Department of Planning and Environment:
      • Crown Lands
      • Planning
      • Office of Environment and Heritage
    • NSW Department of Customer Service
    • NSW Health
  • a person who has knowledge and expertise relevant to local government matters
  • the CEO of Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW.