Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Chair
Patrick Campion

Patrick has been the Chairman of City Tattersalls Club for the last 7 years, a Club Member for more than 36 years, a Board member for 19 years and a Life Member for 16 years.

In addition to his extensive Director experience and his commitment to the Club, Patrick is a Lawyer with expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, property and commercial law through working as a CBD lawyer for more than 30 years.

Patrick is currently an Executive Lawyer at Clinch Long Woodbridge and a member of the Law Society of NSW.

Vice Chair
Paul Cavallaro

Paul has been a Member of City Tatts since 2002 and a Director for the past 10 years. Paul is currently the Chair of the Property & Airspace Committee and an active member of both the Club’s Finance and the Remuneration Committee.

A member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors with extensive experience in the fields of property development and investments.
A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and CPA.
A Director and practitioner of a successful accountancy firm in Sydney’s CBD, Paul brings to the Boardroom a wealth of experience in project managing various developments from conception through to occupancy.

Director
Martyn Berry

Martyn joined the Board of City Tattersalls Club in 2009 and is immensely proud to be a Life Member of the Club.

He is currently the Chairman of the Club’s Finance, Audit & Risk Committee and the Nominations & Remuneration Committee. Martyn is also an active member of the Property & Airspace Committee.

Over a 35-year career in the financial services industry, Martyn held senior executive positions in general management, sales and marketing. He has broad experience in high-level governance, having served as a Director of a number of large financial corporations including Westpac Financial Services Limited, Westpac Securities Administration Limited and MLC Client Services Limited.

Martyn was a Director of the not for profit charity Learning Links for 10 years, during which he also held the position of Deputy Chair for a number of years, and is dedicated to creating a community where all children have access to equal learning opportunities.

Director
Francine Binns

Fran is a highly ethical, inclusive and pragmatic leader, leading teams from across multiple locations and nationalities. She has a demonstrated track record in improving culture, performance and outcomes in organisations that she worked with over the past 20 years.

Fran has worked throughout Australia and the Middle East. She spent 10 years on the west coast of Australia working within telecommunications focussing on mining, and oil and gas.

She also spent 8.5 years in Abu Dhabi and Dubai working at Abu Dhabi University as the Head of Vocational Department and then becoming part of the Senior Executive team at a large vocational training company in Dubai. She returned to Sydney in mid-2014. Fran is currently employed at the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) as Head of Membership Proposition.

Over the past ten years, Fran has been building her formal governance skills and experience reporting to Boards and Committees.
Fran has an Advanced Diploma in Marketing, a MBA from RMIT University, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Director
James Chen

James was an Accountant for 46 years, a Registered Tax Agent, Justice of the Peace, Elected to the Board of City Tattersalls in 2003 and elected to Life Membership of the Club in 2006.

James is an active member of many subsidiary Clubs including the CTC Harriers (since 1972), the Cheetahs Swimming Club and the Gymnasium classes.
James is also a Life Member and Immediate Past Vice President of the Ski Club and a member of the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board.

Director
Dr. Laurie Coy

Dr. Coy was elected to the City Tattersalls Club Board in 2006, following a successful and distinguished career as a Specialist Medical Practitioner and Medical researcher.

He is currently an active member of the Club’s Property and Airspace Development Committee.
Since his retirement, Dr. Coy has been actively involved as a Hotel Director and Partner of several licenced hotels in Sydney. At present, he is a Director of a successful Sydney Hotel.

Director
Roderick Faulkner

Rick joined City Tatts in 1999 and has been an active member of the Board since 2015. He is a Life Member and currently the Chair of the Nominations Committee and also a member of the Sponsorship & Community Committee. Rick is actively involved in helping structure the future of our Sub-Clubs, which are very important to the social fabric and future growth strategy of our Club.

Rick is currently employed for Sydney Trains as a Senior Projects Manager in Operations and has worked in the Railway industry for over 42 years. Throughout his career, Rick has worked in a number of positions, and have acquired expertise in Human Resources, People Management, Customer Service and Operations.

Director
Kumar Kalyanakumar

Kumar has been a City Tatts Gold Member for 18 years and is a strong supporter of the Club’s efforts to make its business more sustainable and redevelop its significant property holdings in the CBD.

Kumar has more than 30 years’ experience in banking and investment management, having spent 14 years with CBA and Westpac and a further 14 as an Executive Director and major shareholder of a boutique funds management business.

Kumar is currently the Head of Australia, Real Assets at AXA Investment Managers (AIM), with oversight of a multi-billion-dollar property portfolio. He is also Chairman of AIM local boards and has considerable governance, risk and compliance experience.

Kumar holds Bachelor of Business and Master of Finance degrees and is an active member of the Men’s Fitness Centre, which he visits five mornings a week, and President of the recently-formed City Tattersalls Cycling Club.

Director
Annette Niven

Annette has been a Director since 2017 and brings to the Board table more than 20 years experience in business and senior leadership roles across multiple industries.

Annette is currently the National Sales & Marketing Manager for a major staffing services organisation.
Annette’s strengths lay in the areas of strategic planning, corporate governance, and commercial management.
Annette is actively involved in her local community in the aged care and education sectors.