Meet Our Board

The Capricornian’s Board is elected by our members and is ultimately responsible for the overall governance, strategic direction and successful operation of The Capricornian. Our Board consists of directors with a broad range of skill sets and areas of profession.

George Anthony Edwards

Position: Chairman
Qualifications: B.Bus, FCA
Experience: Chartered Accountant. Director for 16 years. Chair since 20th June 2013.
Responsibilities: Ex-officio Member of the Audit Committee, Risk Committee and Governance & Remuneration Committee.


John Francis Siganto

Position: Deputy Chairman
Qualifications: L.L.B, Grad Dip Fin Plan
Experience and Expertise: Solicitor. Director for 9 years.
Special Responsibilities: Chair of the Risk Committee and Member of the Audit Committee.


Vicki Anne Bastin-Byrne

Position: Director – Independent
Experience and Expertise: Business Proprietor. Local Government Councillor for 10 years. Director for 14 years.
Special Responsibilities: Chair of the Governance & Remuneration Committee, Member of the Audit Committee and Member of the Risk Committee.


Christopher Bernard O’Brien

Position: Director – Independent
Qualifications: B.Bus, CPA
Experience and Expertise: Business Manager. Director for 6 years.
Special Responsibilities: Chair of the Audit Committee, Member of the Risk Committee and Member of the Governance & Remuneration Committee.


Peter Graham Olrich

Position: Director – Independent
Qualifications: Dip FS, Dip FS CUD, FAICD, FAMI
Experience and Expertise: Management Consultant, Former CEO of Credit Union Australia, Director since 14th December 2016
Special Responsibilities: Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Risk Committee and Member of the Governance & Remuneration Committee.


Janette Linda Davis

Position: Director – Independent
Qualifications: B.Bus (Accounting) (CQU); Certified Internal Auditor (IIA)
Experience and Expertise:  Council Member CQUniversity Council (7 years);  Senior Internal Auditor (13 years)
Special Responsibilities: Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Governance & Remuneration Committee.