Board of Directors

Andrew Harrison

Independent Chair and Non-Executive Director

Andrew joined the Board in 2015 and was appointed Chair in September 2018.

Andrew is an experienced company director and corporate adviser. 

Andrew has previously held executive roles and non-executive directorships with public and private companies, including as CFO of Seven Group Holdings, group finance director of Landis+Gyr, CFO and a director of Alesco Limited and a director of Bapcor Limited, Estia Health Limited, IVE Group Limited and Xenith IP Limited.

Andrew was previously a senior manager at Ernst & Young (Sydney and London) and Gresham Partners Limited, and an Associate at Chase Manhattan Bank (New York).

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Economics from The University of Sydney and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Chartered Accountant.

Richard White

Executive Director and CEO

Richard founded WiseTech Global in 1994 and has been CEO and an Executive Director since then.

Richard has over 30 years of experience in software development, embedded systems and business management, and over 20 years of freight/logistics industry experience.

Prior to founding WiseTech Global, Richard was founder and managing director of Real Tech Systems Integration (provider of computer consulting and systems integrations services) and founder and CEO of Clear Group (distributor of computer related equipment).

Richard holds a Master of Business in Information Technology from UTS (University of Technology, Sydney).

Richard is a UTS Luminarie and a Fellow of UTS.

Teresa Engelhard

Lead Independent Director and Non-Executive Director

Teresa joined the Board in March 2018 and is chair of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee. 

Teresa has more than 20 years’ international experience as a director, executive and venture capitalist in the technology, software and energy sectors. 

Teresa is currently a non-executive director of non-profit organisation LaunchVic. She is also a former director of ASX-Listed Origin Energy Limited and Redbubble Limited and a former managing partner of Jolimont Capital.

Teresa holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Charles Gibbon

Independent Non-Executive Director

Charles joined the Board in 2006, served as Chair from 2006 to September 2018, and has been a shareholder since 2005.

Charles is currently a director of Shearwater Growth Equity Pty Ltd and has previously been a director of Monbeef Pty Ltd, Photolibrary Pty Ltd and the ASX-listed Health Communication Network Limited.

Charles has over 20 years of experience in institutional funds management, and has previously been a member of the Investment Committee of Quadrant Capital Funds I, II and III for Quadrant Private Equity and has held roles as the CEO of Russell Private Equity, CEO of Risk Averse Money Managers Pty Ltd, a director of Morgan Grenfell Australia, and an associate director of Schroders Australia.

Charles holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Otago University and Master of Commerce (Hons) from the University of Canterbury.

Michael Gregg

Independent Non-Executive Director

Michael joined the Board in 2006 and has been a shareholder since 2005. Michael is also chair of the Related Party Committee.

Michael currently serves as a director of Emudent Technologies Pty Ltd and Shearwater Growth Equity Pty Ltd, is the chairman of Community Connections Australia and is a former director of Jeenee Communications Pty Ltd and Playground (XYZ) Holdings Pty Ltd.

Previously, Michael was the managing director of the ASX-listed Health Communication Network Limited. Michael has also held executive positions in the telecommunications, transport and retail industries.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science from The University of Sydney and a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Maree Isaacs

Executive Director, Co-founder and Head of License Management

Maree co-founded WiseTech Global with Richard White in 1994 and has been an Executive Director since 1996.

Maree is focused on invoicing and licensing, group operations, quality control and administration.

Maree is also a Company Secretary of WiseTech Global.

Prior to co-founding WiseTech Global, Maree worked with Richard at Real Tech Systems Integration and Clear Group.

Arlene Tansey

Independent Non-Executive Director

Arlene joined the Board in June 2020 and is Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee.

Arlene is an Australian-based professional director with more than 30 years' international experience in financial services and investment banking.

Arlene is currently a non-executive director of ASX-listed Aristocrat Leisure Limited and TPG Telecom Limited and a former non-executive director of Adelaide Brighton Limited and Healius Limited.

Arlene has a Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California Law Center and an MBA Finance and International Business from New York University and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of Chief Executive Women and the International Women's Forum Australia.