The RAA Board of Directors is comprised of up to twelve non-executive Directors elected by RAA Members.

The Constitution empowers the Board to appoint a Managing Director in addition to the elected members or casual Board vacancy appointees.


 

Elizabeth Perry

President & Chairman of the Board
LLB, FAICD

Elizabeth Perry joined the RAA Board in March 2009 and is President and Chair of the Association and Chair of RAA Insurance Ltd. Elizabeth is a company director and Consultant for EMA Legal, specialising in employment and industrial relations. She is President of the Australian Automobile Association, Council member of the Federation International de I’Automotive (FiA), Deputy Chancellor of the Flinders University Council, Director of Return to Work SA, Director of Ankara Pty Ltd and a member of various law associations.

Liz is Chair of the Group Governance, Nominations & Remuneration and Appeals Committees, and a member of the Audit, Risk & Compliance and Group Investment Committees.

 

Peter Siebels

Vice-President
BEc, FCA, FAICD

Peter Siebels joined the RAA Board in 2008 and is Vice-President of the Association. Peter is a professional director and advisor. He is currently Principal of 4D Advisory Pty Ltd, Chairman of Fox Creek Wines Pty Ltd, Robern Menz (MFG) Pty Ltd, Hood Sweeney and the Electricity Industry Superannuation Scheme, a Director of RAA Insurance Ltd and ECH Inc and a member of the Finance Committee of the University of Adelaide.

Peter is a member of the Audit, Risk & Compliance, Group Investment, Group Governance Nominations & Remuneration and Appeals Committees.

 

David Cross

BEc, CA, GAICD

David Cross joined the RAA Board in 2007 and is past President of the Association and past Chairman of RAA Insurance Ltd. David has significant experience as a CEO and senior finance executive, working primarily in large global businesses. He is a Director of Global Strategy (Supply Chain) for Specsavers and is a non-executive director of a number of businesses in the Asia Pacific region.

David is a member of the Group Governance Nominations & Remunerations Committees.

 

George Freney

BE Chem (Hons), GDipFin, MAICD

George Freney joined the RAA Board in July 2018. George is passionate about entrepreneurship and harnessing rapidly accelerating technology to create opportunities for people, businesses and governments.

He is currently a Director of 11point2 Pty Ltd, Space Machines Company Pty Ltd and UP Ventures Pty Ltd and a member of the Flinders University Council, South Australian Government Entrepreneurship Advisory Board and Port Adelaide Football Club Brand & Marketing Committee. George contributes valuable experience and interest in business innovation and ideation.

George is a member of the Group Investment Committee.

 

Ian Stone

Group Managing Director
BEc, FCA

Ian Stone was appointed Managing Director in August 2009 and formerly CEO from August 2007. Ian has extensive senior management experience and expertise in the motor, home and health insurance industry. He is a Director of RAA Insurance Ltd and various Australian automotive associated entities.

Ian is a member of the Group Investment and Group Governance, Nominations & Remuneration Committees.

 

James Sarah

BAppSc (Build), MBA, FAIB, FAICD

James Sarah joined the RAA Board in 2005. James is Joint Managing Director of the Sarah Group. A graduate of Harvard Business School, past President of the Property Council, Institute of Building and Hindmarsh Rotary Club, James contributes valuable business, advocacy and community service skills and experience to the Board.

 

Karen Thomas

LLB (Hons), BEc, MAICD

Karen Thomas joined the RAA Board in 2011. Karen is the Managing Partner of law firm Fisher Jeffries. Karen brings to the Board her skills and experience as a commercial lawyer, professional board member and private business owner. Karen is a Director and Secretary of Fiscal Pty Ltd and a Director of RAA Insurance Ltd, the Queen Adelaide Club Ltd and Opacus Pty Ltd. She is also the Chair of the Helpmann Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts Inc and a member of the Board of Examiners (SA).

Karen is the Chair of the Group Risk & Compliance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

 

Kathy Gramp

BAcc, FCA, FAICD

Kathy Gramp joined the RAA Board in 2013. Kathy’s experience spans a diverse range of Australian organisations. She is Director of RAA Insurance Ltd, the Silver Chain Group Ltd, Codan Ltd, Uniti Group Ltd, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (SA & NT), the Adelaide Community Hospital Alliance Incorporated, and the Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC, and a Member of the Flinders University Council.

Kathy is the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Group Risk & Compliance Committee.

 

Ray Grigg

FAIM, F SAE-I/A, FAICD

Ray Grigg joined the RAA Board in 2005. Ray spent 47 years with General Motors in Europe, Japan, and as Director and General Manager of Operations for General Motors-Holden. He is past President of RAA and the Automobile Association of Australia and past Chair of RAA Insurance Ltd. He is Honorary Member of Federation Internationale de l'Automotive (FiA), and Patron and Business Ambassador of the Central Districts Football Club.

Ray is the Chair of the Group Investment Committee.

 

Sharon Starick

BAgSc (Hons), MAICD

Sharon Starick joined the RAA Board in 2009. Sharon is a primary producer from the Murray Plains and is involved in rural and regional communities. She is Chair of Rural Business Support and a Director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation, Animal Health Australia, the Nature Foundation of SA, the Regional Investment Corporation and the Sedan Cambrai Football Netball Club.

Sharon is a member of the Group Governance, Nominations & Remuneration Committee.

 

Victoria Angove

BCom., GAICD

Victoria Angove joined the RAA Board in 2015. Victoria has a strong sales and marketing background, specialising in export, public relations and national account management with experience gained in the local, Asian, North American and European markets. She is joint Managing Director of Angove’s Pty Ltd and a Director of the Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated.

Victoria is a member of the Group Investment Committee.

 

Tara Page

General Counsel & Company Secretary 

Tara Page is the Association’s General Counsel & Company Secretary.  Tara joined RAA in 2017 and was appointed Company Secretary in March 2018.  Tara was previously a Partner of law firm Thomson Geer and is a current member of the Takeovers Panel.