Liam Forde (Non-Executive Director)
Term of office: Non-executive Director since January 2006
Liam brings to the HFML Board a wealth of experience and knowledge developed over a career spanning more than 30 years. He has held senior executive positions in a variety of industries, including Ford Motor Company in the UK, Simpson Holdings Limited, and Baulderstone Hornibrook in Australia. His industry experience covers retailing, domestic appliance manufacture and distribution, electronics, automotive, and the development, financing and construction of major infrastructure. He is an experienced executive who has operated as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and in cross-functional roles across a diverse range of industries operating in both domestic and international markets, including Europe, Indonesia, China, India, Vietnam, Panama and Thailand. He was formerly Chief Executive of Baulderstone Hornibrook, one of Australia's leading construction and engineering companies.
Current: Director and Secretary of Colostar Pty Ltd, Chairman of Hastings Management Pty Ltd, Hastings Private Equity Fund IIA Pty Ltd, Lynas Corporation Limited and Mater Health Sydney & St Vincents.
Previous: Director of Baulderstone Hornibrook Pty Ltd, Chairman of Hastings Funds Management Limited Board from October 2006 to October 2009.
Qualifications: BSc (Econ), MAICD
HFML Board committee membership: Liam was a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee from January 2006 to September 2007. He was Chairman from January 2006 to July 2007.