BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EOS, Electro Optic Systems, Defence and Space Technology Company

Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited

Garry Hounsell

Chair

Mr Hounsell is Chair of the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation. He is Chair of Helloworld Travel Limited (since 2016) and Non-Executive Director and Chair of Wine Operations and Sustainability at Treasury Wine Estates Limited (since 2012). Mr Hounsell is also a Director of Findex (since January 2020), a member of Commencer Capital’s (formally Investec Emerging Companies) Investment Committee (since 2019) and Director and Chair of HiroBrands Limited (since December 2021).

Mr Hounsell was previously the Chair of Myer Holdings Limited (2017-2020; Executive Chair Feb-Jun 2018), Chair and a Non-Executive Director of Spotless Group Holdings Limited (2014-2017), and Chair of Emitch Limited (2006-2008) and PanAust Limited (2008-2015). He was also previously an Advisory Board Member of PanAust Limited (2015-2017), Rothschild Australia Limited (2012-2017), and Investec Global Aircraft Fund (2007-2019). He was a Director at Orica Limited (2004-2013), Nufarm Limited (2004-2012), Qantas Airways Limited (2005-2015), Mitchell Communication Group Limited (2008-2010), Integral Diagnostics Limited (2015-2017), Dulux Group Limited (2010-2017) and Investec Aircraft Syndicate Limited (2012-2018). Mr Hounsell was a Senior Partner at Ernst & Young (2002-2004), CEO and Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen (2001-2002) and a Partner at Arthur Andersen (1989-2002).

Mr Hounsell has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from the Swinburne Institute of Technology (1975) and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Appointed to the Board on 24 November 2022.

David Black

Non-Executive Director

Before retiring from the Deloitte in 2016, Mr Black spent 25 years working in the UK and Australia. During that time he worked with clients, including in the Defence, Manufacturing and Government sectors, on complex accounting, internal and external auditing, risk management, corporate governance and due diligence engagements. Mr Black previously served as the audit partner for the Company for the periods ending from June 2005 to December 2009 and June 2012 to June 2016. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, has a BA (Hons) in Economics, an MBA and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Black is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee. Appointed to the Board on 1 January 2021.

Kate Lundy

Non-Executive Director

Having served as Senator in the Federal Parliament for nearly 20 years, Kate Lundy continues to focus her energy on technology and innovation. In 2017, the Australian National University awarded her a Doctor of Letters (honorary doctorate) for her “exceptional contributions to advocacy and policy for information communications and technology, for the ACT and nationally.” During her time as Senator for the ACT in the Federal Parliament in both Government and Opposition, Ms Lundy held several front bench and Ministerial portfolios, including IT, Innovation, Digital Economy, Manufacturing, Sport and Multicultural Affairs. She is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee. Elected to the board on 23 March 2018.

Geoff Brown AO

Non-Executive Director

Geoff Brown AO, AM retired from the Royal Australian Air Force in May 2015 as Air Marshall in the position of Chief of Air Force. Among his qualifications he holds a BEng (Mech), a Master of Arts (Strategic Studies), Fellow of the Institute of Engineering Australia and is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He is a Director of Lockheed Martin (Australia) Pty Limited, Chairman of the Sir Richard Williams Foundation and Chairman of the Advisory Board of CAE Asia Pacific. He is Chairman of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. Appointed to the Board on 21 April 2016.