Board of Directors

John Carey - Chair

John Carey
John Carey is a partner at wilson/ryan/grose Lawyers. He has been practicing as a solicitor for over 25 years and predominantly advises in relation to risk and risk management on construction and infrastructure projects.

He has a particular interest in project delivery and probity and governance. He is a sessional member of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and a registered adjudicator under the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act.

Damian Armour - Deputy Chair

Damian Armour

Damian forged a significant executive career holding various roles at Epworth Health Care including CEO of Epworth Geelong. He is currently a Partner, Management Consulting at KPMG a position he has held since March 2020. He has significant experience in governance, finance, strategy and people, culture and change management.

Damian holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration and is a Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is the current Chair, Basketball Australia, Finance Audit Risk Sub Committee, a position held since July 2019.

Damian has held numerous sporting administration positions as a Commissioner, Director and Chair.

Damian was elected to the Basketball Australia Board in May 2021.

Anna Cicognani

Dr Anna

Anna is currently the CEO of Orbx, a leading provider of flight simulation scenery add-ons. She has served as CEO and other C-level roles in public and private Companies, such as GeoOp, APN, PMP, Telstra and Fairfax while also being involved in digital media and technology projects of all sizes as an operator and an investor.

She has accumulated valuable experience in using technology to operate efficiently and grow sales and customer engagement. Her passion for all things digital and innovation have driven successful outcomes in the businesses she has operated in.

Anna was awarded a PhD from the University of Sydney, is an Honorary Professor at the University of Wollongong in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences and a Director on the Board of Basketball Australia.

Alison Cameron

Alison CameronAlison has extensive experience in governance, risk and compliance both in the public and the private sectors in Australia and internationally. She has extensive experience as a business coach and mentor with expertise across Government relations, strategy and stakeholder engagement. Alison is an operations and transformation executive who excels at continuous improvement and change management strategies.

Alison is the Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance for Youi Insurance and was previously at Zurich Financial Service, NSW Government and Suncorp.

Alison holds a Master of Business Administration.

Alison was elected to the Basketball Australia Board in May 2021.

Andrew Major

Andrew MajorAndrew is an experienced financial services professional with broad expertise across a range of disciplines including law, risk & compliance, investment banking, principal investment and superannuation. Andrew is the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for HESTA, and the Chair, Australian Investment Council (AIC).

Andrew holds a Master of Applied Finance, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, he is a former manager of the Sydney Flames and has been a member of various basketball associations as a player, coach and board member.

Andrew was elected to the Basketball Australia Board in May 2021.

Greg Sam

Greg SamGreg has considerable international and national senior executive level experience in public, private and non-government organisations. He has extensive skills and expertise in the application of corporate governance by virtue of his qualifications and involvements either as the Chair or as a member of various organisations’ Governance, Finance and Audit & Risk Committees.

He is the current Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Doctor Service of Australia- South Eastern section, a position he has held since 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Public Health and has completed the Company Secretary’s Course at the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a current Board Director for Western NSW Primary Health Network and Carers Australia-NSW.

Greg was elected to the Basketball Australia Board in May 2021.

Last Updated: 2 July 2021