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APA Group (APA.AX)

APA.AX on Australia Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Fraser

2017 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Robert Wheals

2019 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director

Peter Fredricson

2009 Chief Financial Officer

Ross Gersbach

2012 Chief Executive - Strategy and Development

Nevenka Codevelle

2015 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Kevin Lester

2012 Group Executive - Infrastructure Development

Elise Manns

2015 Group Executive - People, Safety and Culture

Sam Pearce

2016 Group Executive - Networks and Power

James Fazzino

2019 Director

Steven Crane

2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Debra Goodin

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Shirley In't Veld

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Wasow

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Fraser

Mr. Michael Fraser has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board at APA Group with effect from October 2017. Michael has more than 30 years’ experience in the Australian energy industry. He has held various executive positions at AGL Energy culminating in his role as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer for the period of seven years until February 2015. Michael is a Director of Aurizon Holdings Limited. He is also a former Chairman of the Clean Energy Council, Elgas Limited, ActewAGL and the NEMMCo Participants Advisory Committee, as well as a former Director of Queensland Gas Company Limited, the Australian Gas Association and the Energy Retailers Association of Australia. Michael is a member of the People and Remuneration Committee, a member of the Health Safety and Environment Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.

Robert Wheals

Mr. Robert (Rob) Wheals is re designated as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director of the Company effective 6 July 2019. Mr Wheals succeeds Group Executive - Transmission of APA Group., since May 1, 2012. Rob is responsible for the management of the commercial and operational performance of APA Group’s transmission and gas storage assets. Rob joined APA Group in September 2008 and is responsible for managing APA’s customers and revenue contracts, as well as growing APA’s gas transmission revenues. This has included the organic expansion of APA Group’s gas transmission and storage portfolio, totalling in excess of $2 billion of capital projects. Rob is also responsible for managing all operational aspects of APA’s 15,000 kilometres of owned and operated gas transmission pipelines and gas storage facilities. Prior to joining APA, Rob had over 15 years of experience in telecommunications in Australia and internationally, including roles in finance, commercial, strategy, infrastructure investments and mergers and aquisitions, as well as regulatory.

Peter Fredricson

Mr. Peter Fredricson is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. since June 1, 2009. Peter is responsible for all financial aspects of APA Group, including accounting and financial reporting, financial compliance and governance, taxation, treasury, balance sheet management, capital strategy, insurance, Investor Relations and Information Technology. Peter joined APA Group in June 2009. He has considerable expertise in the listed energy infrastructure sector and over 30 years' experience in senior financial roles in energy infrastructure, financial services and investment banking organisations across Australia, New Zealand and Asia. across Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

Ross Gersbach

Mr. Ross Murray Gersbach is Chief Executive - Strategy and Development of the Company. Ross is responsible for APA Group’s, strategy, energy investments, regulatory and government affairs, environmental development, and mergers and acquisitions. He has responsibility for further enhancing APA Group’s portfolio of assets that complement the value of its infrastructure, including APA Group’s investments in gas-fired and wind power generation, and the operation and development of these assets. Ross was previously a Director of APA Group from 2004 to 2008 joining the management team in April 2008 where he was responsible for all commercial aspects of APA Group. He has over 20 years’ experience in senior positions across a range of energy related sectors, covering areas such as infrastructure investments, mergers and acquisitions and strategic developments. Additionally, Ross has extensive commercial experience and has managed a portfolio of infrastructure assets in the natural gas and electricity distribution network sector.

Nevenka Codevelle

Ms. Nevenka Codevelle serves as General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. Nevenka is responsible for APA Group's Secretariat and Legal division. The division comprises the company secretarial, legal, and group risk and compliance functions. Nevenka joined APA Group in February 2008 and has held the role of General Counsel since June 2012. In October 2015, she also assumed the role of Company Secretary and joined the Executive team. Nevenka is a lawyer with over 20 years' experience in energy and other infrastructure industries, with particular focus on project development, mergers and acquisitions, competition and industry regulation.

Kevin Lester

Mr. Kevin Lester BEng(Civil), MIEAust, GAICD, serves as Group Executive - Infrastructure Development of the company. since August 6, 2012. Kevin is responsible for the project development, engineering, procurement and delivery of APA Group’s infrastructure expansion projects. This division also has responsibility for providing asset management services, the technical regulation of all pipeline related assets, procurement, engineering services and the provision of land, approvals and asset protection services across APA. Kevin joined APA Group in August 2012 continuing a career in the management of major infrastructure projects, including energy infrastructure. Kevin is a Director and a Past President of the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association.

Elise Manns

Mr. Elise Manns serves as Group Executive - People, Safety and Cultureof the Company. Elise is responsible for managing APA Group’s Human Resources function, which covers HR strategy, health, safety and environment and all activities relating to our people, their development and employment. Elise joined APA Group in May 2012 as General Manager Human Resources and in October 2015 joined the Executive team becoming Group Executive Human Resources. Elise has a strong background in employment relations and workplace change, organisational restructuring and business improvement. Elise has over 25 years’ human resources experience in Australia’s heavy manufacturing, engineering, steel and utilities sectors.

Sam Pearce

Mr. Sam Pearce is Group Executive - Networks and Power of the company. Sam is responsible for the operation and management of APA Group’s fully and minority owned gas distribution and power generation and electricity transmission assets, as well as for Australian Gas Networks’ assets. Sam has over 20 years’ experience in the energy sector, covering mergers and acquisitions, investment management, commercial and business development, greenfields project development, strategy and operations.

James Fazzino

Steven Crane

Mr. Steven (Steve) Crane, BComm, FAICD, SFFin, serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Steve has over 30 years' experience in the financial services industry. His background is in investment banking, having previously been Chief Executive Officer of ABN AMRO Australia and BZW Australia. Steve has considerable experience as a Non-Executive Director of listed entities. He is currently Chairman of nib holdings limited and the Taronga Conservation Society Australia. He was formerly Chairman of Adelaide Managed Funds Limited and Investa Property Group Limited, a Director of Bank of Queensland Limited, Transfield Services Limited, Adelaide Bank Limited, Foodland Associated Limited and APA Ethane Limited, the responsible entity of Ethane Pipeline Income Fund, and a member of the Advisory Council for CIMB Securities International (Australia) Pty Ltd. Steve is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the People and Remuneration CommitteeNomination Committee.

Debra Goodin

Ms. Debra Lyn Goodin is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Debra (Debbie) has considerable experience as a non-executive director, including as a member and Chair of Board Audit and Risk Committees. She is currently a Director of ASX-listed companies Ten Network Holdings Limited, Senex Energy Limited and oOh!media Limited, and chairs the Audit and Risk Committees of each of those Boards. Debbie also has extensive executive experience in operations and corporate development, including with engineering and professional services firms, and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Debbie is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, a member of the Health Safety and Environment Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.

Shirley In't Veld

Ms. Shirley Eleanor In't Veld serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the company. Shirley has considerable expertise and experience in the energy, mining and renewables sectors. Shirley is currently a Non-Executive Director with Northern Star Resources Limited and NBN Co Limited and Deputy Chair of CSIRO. She is formerly a Non-Executive Director of Perth Airport, DUET Group, Asciano Limited, Alcoa of Australia Limited and a Council Member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia. She was also the Managing Director of Verve Energy (2007 – 2012) and, before that, she worked for 10 years in senior roles at Alcoa of Australia, WMC Resources Ltd, Bond Corporation and BankWest. In 2014, she was Chairman of the Queensland Government Expert Electricity Panel and a member of the Renewable Energy Target Review Panel for the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and, was until recently, a Council member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (WA) and an Advisory Board member of the SMART Infrastructure Facility (University of Wollongong). Shirley is a member of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee and a member of the People and Remuneration Committee.

Peter Wasow

Mr. Peter Wasow serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the company. Peter has extensive experience in the resources sector as both a senior executive and director. He retired as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Alumina Limited in mid-2017. Previously, he had held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Santos Limited and, in a 20-year plus career at BHP, he held senior positions including Vice President, Finance, and other senior roles in Petroleum, Services, Corporate, Steel and Minerals. Peter is a Non-Executive Director with Oz Minerals Limited and the privately held GHD Group. He is formerly a Non-Executive Director of Alcoa of Australia Limited, AWA Brazil Limitada, AWAC LLC and Alumina Limited. Peter is the Chair of the People and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Fraser

413,567

Robert Wheals

1,665,050

Peter Fredricson

1,908,960

Ross Gersbach

1,948,450

Nevenka Codevelle

1,011,760

Kevin Lester

1,290,670

Elise Manns

1,014,830

Sam Pearce

463,110

James Fazzino

--

Steven Crane

227,900

Debra Goodin

231,900

Shirley In't Veld

61,607

Peter Wasow

68,457
As Of  30 Jun 2018