Board of Directors

The Hon. John Howard OM AC – Patron

The Honourable John Winston Howard served as the 25th Prime Minister of Australia from March 1996 until November 2007. He has been Australia’s second longest serving Prime Minister. Mr Howard led the centre/right Liberal Party of Australia for a total of 16 years. He was a member of the House of Representatives for 33 years. Prior to becoming Prime Minister, John Howard had extensive senior experience in both government and opposition. He served as Treasurer (finance minister) in a previous government and led his party in opposition for a number of years.

John is a keen follower of sport, particularly cricket and rugby, and was appointed to the Board of the Bradman Foundation on 9 October 2008 and Patron in December 2015.

Greta Bradman – Co-chair

Greta Bradman is a registered psychologist, researcher, writer, broadcaster, and performing artist. Greta consults on culture with public and private organisations across technology and creative industries, works in private practice as a psychologist, presents Weekend Brunch on ABC Classic, and is founder of pre-launch, values-based tech startup, Eiris Inc. She still sings from time-to-time.

Greta is a Trustee of Arts Centre Melbourne. Additional advisory board positions are: Arts Wellbeing Collective, Arts Centre Melbourne Foundation, The Alfred Foundation, and the Australian Mental Health Prize. Greta is a member of the Creative Industry Taskforce.

Leon Zwier – Co-chair

Leon has been a partner of commercial law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler since 1991. He is currently head of the firms’ disputes and reconstruction and insolvency practices. He is widely acclaimed for his role as lead counsel in a number of Australia’s largest and most complex restructures and insolvency workouts.

Leon has a strong personal interest in all forms of the game of cricket. His professional involvement with the sport includes his role as a commissioner of Cricket Australia’s code of behaviour. He has advised Steven Smith, Shane Warne, and others in relation to commercial aspects of cricket business. He is a cricket tragic with an abiding interest in Sports Law, and recently acted for Gillon McLachlan and the AFL in relation to a senate inquiry.

Leon currently resides in Victoria where his office is based, and was appointed to the Bradman Foundation Board in December 2019, and was appointed as Chairman on 10 December 2020.

Christine Holman

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Christine is a professional company director and currently Non-Executive Director of three ASX listed boards, Blackmores Ltd, CSR Ltd and one Federal Government Business Enterprise (GBE), the Moorebank Intermodal Company (MIC).

In line with her passion for cricket and preserving the heritage and history of the game and our nation, Christine also sits on the Boards of the T20 World Cup and the State Library of NSW Foundation.

In her previous executive capacity, as both CFO & Commercial Director of Telstra Broadcast Services, Christine brings a deep understanding of legacy and emerging technologies supported by a detailed knowledge of strategies related to growing businesses and digital transformations. During her time in private investment management/private equity, Christine assisted management and the Board of investee companies on strategy development, mergers & acquisitions, leading due diligence teams, managing large complex commercial negotiations and developing growth opportunities.

Christine has an MBA and Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from Macquarie University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW).

Christine is a member of the Bradman Finance Committee and was appointed to the board of the Bradman Foundation in December 2016.

David Josselsohn

David Josselsohn is a partner at law firm Gilbert + Tobin, based at its headquarters in Sydney where he specialises in private equity and general corporate transactions. David has previously worked and is admitted as a lawyer in the UK, South Africa and Bermuda.

David is an avid sports fan with a particular passion for cricket and cricket development and has coached cricket and football for previously disadvantaged children in South Africa.

David was appointed a Director of the Bradman Foundation December 2017.

Katie Page

Katie Page is CEO of Harvey Norman and has been instrumental in the growth of the company which she joined in 1983. There are over 200 Harvey Norman retail stores across Australia, when Katie joined the company it had just one.

As the first women appointed to the board of the National Rugby League in 2005 Katie is passionate about the role of women in sport both on and off the field. Although no longer on the board of the NRL she still shares a keen interest in the game. Kate is co-owner of the Magic Millions and has been instrumental in the recent growth of the thoroughbred sales and the racing event every January at the Gold Coast.

With a property portfolio including the Byron at Byron Resort and Spa and M3565 at Main Beach in Queensland she and husband Gerry Harvey are talented property buyers and developers. Katie is a trustee of the Sydney Cricket Ground and Sports Ground Trust.

Katie was appointed a Director of the Bradman Foundation December 2017.

Mark Faraday

Mark is the 2003 Bradman Scholar and is the first scholar to be appointed to the board of the Bradman Foundation following two years as minute secretary to the board.

Mark’s area of expertise commercial litigation and insolvency. Throughout his career he has developed expertise in large-scale and complex litigation and insolvency matters, having acted in some of Australia’s biggest cases of the past decade. Mark views legal issues from his clients’ perspectives and applies his expertise to achieve their commercial imperatives. Mark regularly contributes to the development of the law in his practice areas by appearing as a keynote speaker at industry events and publishing articles.

Mark was a first grade player for Sydney University and continues to put back in the game as a board member for the Premier Cricket Club.

Mark was appointed to the board on 10 December 2020.

Dr. Raji Ambikairajah

Dr Raji Ambikairajah holds a PhD in electrical engineering, and as a renowned leader in strategy change and organisational growth, she has spent most of her career in the technology startup and non-profit sectors. She was the Chief Executive Officer of social enterprise Folo, and prior to that was the Chief Operating Officer of Women in Banking and Finance.

Widely recognised for her leadership, insight and impact, she won the 2019 Chief Executive Women’s scholarship to study strategic innovation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, and in 2018 was awarded the NSW Woman of the Year Award for her leadership over seven years as the Sydney Chapter Leader for Room to Read — a global non-profit organisation that provides children in low income countries with access to a quality education.

Raji is an experienced board director and is currently a non-executive director across a range of boards including the UNSW Council and Foundation, the State Library of NSW and the Belvoir Theatre.

John Bradman

John Bradman is Sir Donald Bradman’s son. He was a senior lecturer in Law at the University of Adelaide; Constitutional, Environmental, Indigenous people.

Andrew Leeming – Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary

Andrew Leeming is the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary of the Bradman Foundation and Museum.

From 2008 through to 2018, he oversaw and curated the restoration of Sir Donald Bradman’s Childhood home at 52 Shepherd Street, Bowral. The restoration won the National Trust’s 2013 Award for Conservation and Heritage and the Wingecarribee Shire’s Award for Heritage.

Outside of his interest in cricket and cultural heritage, Andrew has over 40 years of management and investment experience in the financial services industry in both credit and equity markets, working in Australia, Asia, Europe and the USA.

He also served on the Board of the Wellington Management Foundation, a charitable organisation that funds programs for disadvantaged youth.


Directors who retired in 2021

The Hon John Howard OM AC

Wally Edwards

Andrew Wildblood


Directors who retired in 2020

Maurice Newman AC (Chairman)

Christina Matthews


Vale – Mr Richie Benaud OBE – Former Patron

The Bradman Foundation was deeply saddened by the passing of its long-serving Patron, Richie Benaud in April 2015.

In late 2002, Mr Richie Benaud OBE accepted the invitation to become the second Patron of the Bradman Foundation. His appointment replaced Sir Roden Cutler VC, AK, KCMG, KCVO, CBE who was the inaugural patron of the Foundation from January 1994 until his death in February 2002. On accepting the role, Mr Benaud remarked that it was a daunting task going into bat after such a distinguished Australian.

Richie Benaud has become one of our most respected cricketers who has been able to establish a sound reputation as a journalist and cricket commentator. He played his first Test in the 1951/52 series against West Indies and quickly developed into one of our best all-rounders. He was appointed captain of Australia in 1958/59 and was at the helm during the close-fought and popular series against the West Indies in 1960/61. He was awarded an OBE for his services to cricket in 1962 and retired from the game two years later.

He had already established a career as a journalist and commentator when he joined World Series Cricket as a PR consultant in 1977. He was instrumental in developing the television commentary team and has since been the main anchor for the Channel Nine telecasts.

Together with his wife Daphne, Richie was a good friend of Sir Donald and Lady Bradman. Mr Benaud eloquently and authoritatively spoke for the world cricket fraternity at Sir Donald’s memorial service held in Adelaide, March 2001.

At the time of his death Richie Benaud had been the Patron of the Bradman Foundation for 10 years officiating in inducting the Bradman Honourees at the annual Bradman Gala Dinner since its inception in 2006.

Richie Benaud, b. 6 October, 1930 – d. 10 April, 2015

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