Deborah O’Toole joined the Boral Board in September 2020. Ms O’Toole brings to the Board extensive executive experience across a number of sectors including over 20 years in the mining industry and, more recently, in transport and logistics, which included managerial, operational and financial roles.
She has served as Chief Financial Officer in three ASX listed companies, being M.I.M Holdings Limited, Queensland Cotton Holdings Limited and Aurizon Holdings Limited. Ms O’Toole’s board experience includes directorships of the CSIRO, Norfolk Group, various companies in the MIM and Aurizon Groups, and Government and private sector advisory boards.
Ms O’Toole currently serves as an independent director of the Asciano Rail Group of Companies operating as Pacific National Rail, Credit Union Australia, Sims Metal Management Limited and Alumina Limited, and chairs the Audit Committee, Risk Committee or Audit & Risk Committee for those companies. Ms O’Toole intends to reduce her commitments to ensure she can devote sufficient time to her new role at Boral.
She holds a law degree and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ms O’Toole brings a skillset comprising strategic, financial, commercial and operational expertise, as well as substantial knowledge and understanding of global markets and supply chains. She has also been at the frontline of business transformation and organisational change and has extensive experience leading ASX listed companies.