1300SMILES Stadium

Board of Directors

The Board is responsible for the overall corporate governance of Stadiums Queensland. It sets Stadiums Queensland’s strategic direction within the parameters set down by legislation applicable to the organisation and determines the policies and practices that govern its day-to-day operations.

Stadiums Queensland Board Members:



Cathy McGuane (Chair)

Cathy McGuane is the Executive Manager Member Experience for TUH Health Fund and is responsible for leading, developing and implementing strategy for growth, retention, marketing, communications and customer service for the fund. Before joining TUH, Cathy set up and established the Queensland branch for HESTA Superannuation Fund. She was the previous Chair of ASFA Qld and a former board director of ASFA.  Cathy received an ASFA Award in recognition for her contribution to the superannuation industry in Queensland.  She is a Graduate of the AICD.

Cathy is a self-published author of Financial Fitness for Kids books, which sold over 120,000 copies, which focus on helping parents teach their children about money.  Since 2014, she has been a QSuper board committee member of the Product, Services and Advice committee.

Sharron Caddie

Sharron is currently the elected full time President of United Voice Queensland and has been with the Union since July 2011. Sharron is part of the United Voice National Executive and sits on the National Risk and Governance Review Committee.  Sharron has worked in the Union movement for more than 25 years in Queensland, Melbourne and Sydney leading campaigns in the public and private sectors at a state and national level. Sharron has held previous directorships on an industry superannuation fund, property trust, skills council and national entitlements scheme trust.

Currently Sharron is the company secretary of The Parenthood Project Pty Ltd, Fund Secretary of Club Super and a member of its Audit and Risk committee, the Marketing Committee and Remuneration Committee Chair.

John Grant

John was inaugural Chairman of the Australian Rugby League Commission from 2011 until 2018 and Director/Chairman of the Rugby League International Federation from 2012 to 2018.  John has had a number of past Directorships and Council Memberships, has had an extensive career in the ICT industry being CEO and Managing Director of Data#3 Limited from 1996 to 2015, was inducted into the ICT industry’s Hall of Fame in 2008, and in 2010 was awarded the ICT Industry’s top accolade, the Pearcey Medal, for distinguished lifetime achievement in the ICT profession.  He is currently a Director of Uniquest, the commercialisation company of the University of Queensland, and Executive Chairman of ASX-listed FirstWave Cloud Technology Limited.

Therese Smith

Therese is the Managing Director of the Gleeson Group of Companies which has significant investment and commercial property investments and developments in North Queensland.  Her areas of specialty are Board governance in Not For Profit sporting and tertiary education organisations, sports management, and as an IT technology solutions provider.  Therese was the inaugural Chair of Townsville Fire WNBL, inaugural Chair role with JCU Veterinary Hospital, inaugural Chair of Selectability Finance, Audit and Risk Committee, and has a Masters of international sports management. 

Mandy Shircore

Mandy is the Director of the University of Queensland Pro Bono Centre and an Adjunct Associate Professor, College of Business, Law and Governance, JCU. She is an experienced lawyer, senior academic and previous Head of Law (JCU). She has extensive management and governance experience within the tertiary and community sector. Mandy has over 20 years’ experience on boards and committees particularly within community legal services. In 2019, 2020, 2021 she was named as an inspirational woman academic by the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland.  She is a previous recipient of the Toni Dick Memorial Prize for significant contribution to the community.

Greg Webb

Greg has been a Shareholder and Managing Director of the Black & White Cabs Group of Companies since June 1996. Black & White Cabs has businesses in Brisbane, Perth, Toowoomba and Redcliffe. As an experienced business administrator with extensive management and financial analysis skills, Greg has been associated with the taxi industry since 1982. Greg is also a taxi licence owner, Licenced Motor Dealer and property investor. Greg is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Brendan O’Farrell

Brendan is an experienced Board, Investment and Remuneration Committee Member with over 14 years as Director and Deputy Chair, as well as 25 years in Senior Executive Roles from General Manager to Chief Executive Officer. Brendan holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA), is a Graduate from the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and has undertaken various courses in Strategic Management from Wharton Business School and Leading and Building an Innovative Culture from Harvard Business School. His contemporary and innovative leadership capability is integrated with strong governance, strategy and business growth success, while his professional experience has provided an understanding of owning and investing into both private and listed company structures.