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ESTA Member bios

The Authority

ESTA’s corporate governance is oversighted by its Authority, supported by four specialist sub-committees. Its members are:

Ms Flavia Gobbo (Chair)

Flavia Gobbo is a highly experienced legal practitioner and company director. She currently serves as the Chairperson of WorkCover Queensland and was previously Chair of QComp, the former Workers Compensation Regulator in Queensland. Ms Gobbo is also the Deputy Chair of Rowing Australia, and holds Directorships with Employers Mutual Ltd and SecondBite. Admitted as a legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia, Ms Gobbo has extensive experience as a corporate lawyer. She was a member of Telstra Legal Services Senior Leadership team and held a number of senior roles at Telstra Corporation over 15 years. Ms Gobbo is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ms Siobhan Boyd-Squires (Member)

Siobhan Boyd-Squires has held senior roles in health services, insurance and public sector agencies with a focus on government relations, policy and implementing significant legislative reform. Ms Boyd-Squires currently serves as a Sessional Member of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal’s Occupational and Business Regulation List, and leads the implementation of the new compliance and enforcement functions of the Commission for Children and Young People. She also works with the Department of Health and Human Services in the area of child safety standards. She is a registered and experienced physiotherapist, an accredited mediator and holds Masters degrees in both law and public health. Ms Boyd-Squires has previously served as a conciliator for the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service, provided consulting services to employers, insurers and health practitioners focused on strategic risk and injury management, and as an Audit and Risk Executive Committee Member for the Inner South Community Health Service. She is a Member of ESTA’s Audit, Risk Management, and Compliance Committee.

Ms Christine Collin  (Member)

Christine Collin provides consultancy services to the NAB. She has held senior roles in management consulting with KPMG where she worked with a variety of business and government clients, assisting them with strategy and operations, customer experience and business transformation. Prior to KPMG Ms Collin was with United Energy and then AGL for 12 years in various leadership positions including General Manager for AGL’s Retail Operations. Ms Collin has served as a member of key energy industry organisations including Energy and Water Ombudsman Victoria Board member and Energy and Water Ombudsman New South Wales Board member. She has also worked with the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry where she managed government funded programs linking industry with education. Ms Collin Chairs ESTA’s ICT Committee.

Ms Mary Delahunty (Member)

Mary Delahunty has held senior roles in financial services and superannuation. She is currently the General Manager Business Development and Policy at industry superannuation fund HESTA. Ms Delahunty was elected as a Councillor at the City of Glen Eira in 2012 and is currently serving as Mayor of the municipality. Ms Delahunty has also served as a Board Member and Chair at Reclink Australia, a national charitable organisation providing sporting, social and arts activities to support people experiencing disadvantage. In 2011, Ms Delahunty was the recipient of the Perpetual Foundation Company Directors Scholarship with the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ms Delahunty Chairs ESTA’s Finance Committee and is also a Member of its Audit, Risk Management, and Compliance Committee.

Ms Peita Duncan (Member)

Peita Duncan is the Co-founder and Director of recruitment and consultancy group, Xcelerate Consulting, providing services in human resources, business development, general management and recruitment primarily for professional services. She also serves as a Non-Executive Director for Greyhound Racing Victoria, having previously been a Director of the Meadows Greyhound Racing Club, of Sacré Cœur girls school Glen Iris, and of the Cincinnati Club in Cincinnati Ohio. Ms Duncan also served as President of Inspire - Women of North Melbourne Football Club. With a background in marketing, communications and business development, Ms Duncan has held a number of roles at leading law firms Minter Ellison, Rigby Cooke, TressCox and in the education sector with DeakinPrime. She is a Member of ESTA’s Audit, Risk Management, and Compliance Committee.

Mr Toby Hemming (Member)

Toby Hemming is a qualified lawyer and company secretary with significant experience in the Victorian public sector. He currently works as the Senior Executive Adviser to the Chief Judge of the County Court of Victoria and is a Non-Executive Director on the board of the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA). Mr Hemming is also on the VMIA’s Remuneration & Capability, and Risk Committees. Previously, Mr Hemming worked as a senior solicitor in the public sector practice of Hall & Wilcox Lawyers. Earlier, he worked as Chief of Staff and Senior Adviser to Victorian Government Ministers across a range of portfolios, including Finance, Water, Police, Emergency Services and Corrections. Mr Hemming’s early career was in journalism in Melbourne and overseas. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Hemming is a Member of ESTA’s ICT Committee.

Mr Paul Henderson (Member)

Paul Henderson is a lawyer of 30 years’ experience. He was a partner and director of Slater & Gordon Lawyers, retiring in February 2015. He was an accredited specialist in personal injury law with a particular interest in medical litigation. Mr Henderson has served on the Specialist Board of Examiners, various Law Institute and Court Committees. He is on the Board of the SpiritWest Foundation and the Advisory Board of the AFLPA Players Trust. He is a director of several private companies and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Henderson Chairs ESTA’s Audit, Risk Management, and Compliance Committee.

Gary Rothville (Member)

Appointed as a Member of ESTA in August 2017, Gary Rothville has operated a private legal practice, Gary Rothville and Associates, and an advisory consultancy company, Garjen Pty Ltd, since 2007. Mr Rothville has more than 40 years’ experience in the field of human resources and industrial relations, both in business and in legal practice, across both the public and private sectors. He previously established and led Arnold Bloch Leibler’s employment and industrial relations practice, and also was the foundation Partner of the national Employment and IR practices at Andersen Legal and Phillips Fox. Mr Rothville is an accredited and experienced mediator, specialising in dispute resolution; a Chartered Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI); a Life Member of the Industrial Relations Society of Victoria; and a former Committee Member of the Industrial Law Committee of the Law Council of Australia. He currently chairs the VicRoads Industrial Appeals Committee and is a Director of national electrical services provider Oliver J Nilsen (Australia) Ltd. Mr Rothville also holds a Senior Adviser position with Perth-based national advisory firm, Strategic Human Resources.