Chair, Non-Executive Director
Kathryn Giudes (MAICD) was appointed to the Transmax Board as Chair and Non-Executive Director in February 2019. Ms. Giudes has a strong background in technology, sales and early stage start-up companies. Ms. Giudes has more than two decades of experience designing, building and running large internet-based businesses. Prior to becoming a professional director, Ms. Giudes was Senior Director of Xbox Games Marketplace as well as Microsoft Store online where she managed the profit and loss and global expansion in over 200 geographies with both having an annual revenue budget in the low billions of dollars. She has extensive technical and commercial experience in software + hardware solutions. Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in International Marketing from Oregon State University and Associate of Science (ASc) - Computer Science and Information Systems from Shoreline Community University. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Directors.
Julianne Mitchell (GAICD) was appointed to the Transmax Board as a Non-Executive Director in February 2019. Ms. Mitchell is a Deputy Director-General of Transport and Main Roads. Ms. Mitchell has more than three decades of experience in civil engineering covering a broad range of transport-related senior civil engineering and leadership roles. In addition, Ms. Mitchell has significant organisational and technical leadership and development experience. As Chief Engineer at Transport and Main Roads for eight years, Ms. Mitchell led and managed the Engineering and Technology Division comprising more than 340 staff. During her time in this role, Ms. Mitchell was responsible for driving a significant change agenda and reform to embed and drive customer focus, innovation, efficiency, technical relevance and responsiveness. Ms. Mitchell holds a Master of Business Administration (University of Queensland), a Master of Environmental Management in Sustainable Development (University of Queensland), a Master of Engineering Science (University of Queensland), and a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) – Hons (University of Queensland), and has completed the Company Directors Course with the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ms. Mitchell is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia and was awarded a Public Service Medal in 2018.
John Frazer was appointed to the Transmax board as a Non-Executive Director in February 2019. Mr. Frazer joins the Board with more than two decades of experience working for the Queensland Treasury Corporation. He has extensive experience in advising Ministers and the Government in matters relating to government-owned corporations and statutory bodies and brings high level finance and strategic skills through working across a diverse range of businesses. He is currently a director of a number of government-owned entities including Queensland Treasury Holding Pty; Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Holdings Pty Ltd; Brisbane Ports Holding Pty Ltd; Queensland Airport Holdings (Mackay) Pty Ltd; and Queensland Airport Holdings (Cairns) Pty Ltd. Mr Frazer holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland, is a Chartered Accountant, and has completed the Company Directors Course with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.