Senior Authority Staff
Mr E John Hall
Mr Hall has been Chief Executive of the Queensland Competition Authority since its
inception in 1997. Prior to that, Mr Hall had extensive
senior executive experience in the public and private sectors,
including almost 10 years at chief executive level. Mr
Hall is also an experienced company director, having held board
positions, including those of Chairman and Deputy Chairman,
with a number of public and private enterprises. Mr Hall
is currently a Director of Consolidated Rutile Ltd.
Mr Paul Bilyk
Mr Bilyk has broad experience in the oversight of infrastructure industries, first at the Industry Commission and then at the Bureau of Industry Economics. Between 1996 and 2001, he was a Director in the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Electricity Branch, where he was involved in a range of market design, third party access and regulatory projects. Mr Bilyk has headed the ports and rail team since he joined the Authority in 2001.
Mr Gary Henry
Mr Henry joined the Industries Assistance Commission in 1984 and worked on a range of industry inquiries in both the Econometric and Inquiry Divisions of the Commission. In 1990, he moved to the Northern Territory Treasury where he held a number of senior positions before being appointed Deputy Under Treasurer in 1996. Mr Henry commenced as a Director with the Queensland Competition Authority in March 2000.
Mr Rick Stankiewicz
Mr Stankiewicz has been with the Queensland Competition Authority since its inception in 1997. Prior to joining the Authority, Mr Stankiewicz was a Director of the Audit Commission Implementation Office, served as an advisor to the Commission of Audit and, prior to that, was a Director with Queensland Treasury. He has considerable experience in micro-economic reform and industry policy.
Mrs Robyn Farley-Sutton
Mrs Robyn Farley-Sutton has extensive management experience, delivering comprehensive services in finance, information technology, administration, human resources and change management. Prior to joining the Authority in July 2007, Robyn was a Director of Corporate Services for the Gold Coast Institute of TAFE and held similar positions in the UK in both the Housing and Education Sectors. She also held a variety of administrative and financial positions including Treasury functions in both the UK and Australia.
Dr John Fallon
Dr Fallon has extensive experience in economic regulation, economic development and public policy. He started his career at the Reserve Bank of Australia and subsequently worked at the Industry Commission, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and Queensland Treasury. He has worked as an economic consultant on a wide range of economic policy and regulatory matters advising private and public clients and international organisations.