Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Cass O’Connor

Chair (appointed 28 October 2021)

Independent Non-Executive Director (appointed 21 April 2015)

To each role Ms O’Connor aims to bring considered counsel, usually based on financial assessment of the entity coupled with key stakeholder appraisal.  Organisational behaviours, market trends and regulatory issues provide context for her evaluations.

Ms O’Connor is currently Chair of Carriageworks Limited, a shareholder and director of multi-award winning independent television and film production entity Goalpost Pictures; Chair of TRIBE, a leading influencer marketing and branded content generation platform; and Non-Executive Director of Australia’s leading cultural think tank A New Approach and cosmeceutical company Ultraceuticals.  Ms O’Connor has previously worked for Bain & Co / Deutsche Bank, Turnbull & Partners, Goldman Sachs (Australia) and Carnegie, Wylie & Company. Ms O’Connor is a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee.


Brent Cubis

Independent Non-Executive Director (appointed 15 April 2021)

Brent Cubis is a Chartered Accountant and company director/ advisor. He has over 30 years’ experience working in senior finance roles across a broad range of global companies and industries. His most recent role was Chief Financial Officer for Cochlear Limited and prior to that worked for PE firms in the Health Sector, PBL Media (CFO at Nine Network and ACP Magazines) and Westfield, BT and Sheraton Hotels. He qualified as a CA at Deloitte, which included a transfer to the USA.


Brent is a Director of Carbon Cybernetics and was previously a Director for the Can Too Foundation and member of UNSW Business School Advisory Board.

Mr Cubis is Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee.


John Palisi

Non-Executive Director (appointed 31 December 2021)

John Palisi joined Prime in 2012. He is a chartered accountant with over 20 years’ experience. He has a Bachelor of Economics from the Australian National University and a Masters of Commerce from University of Southern Queensland.

Prior to joining Prime John spent 5 years as Chief Financial Officer with ASX-listed Electro Optic Systems Limited, a company operating in the military defense sector.