Board of Directors


The NRMA Group is led by a Board of Directors, which comprises a maximum of nine non-executive Directors. The Board is responsible for appointing the Group Chief Executive Officer, the management and control of the business and affairs of the Group, and establishing Committees with delegated authority.

The Board reviewed and approved its 'Code of Conduct for Directors' on 26 October 2016. The Board and Committees are paid fees for their service.

Every fourth year a full Board election is held, which gives Members the opportunity to vote for a Director to represent the six regions across NSW and the ACT.

Board Charter, Board Committees and Directors' Fees

NRMA Election of Directors


Mr Tim Trumper

Deputy Chair

Ms Fiona Simson


Mr David Bentham
Ms Rachel Botsman
Ms Kate Lundy
Ms Marisa Mastroianni
Mr Derek Stanwell
Ms Coral Taylor

Mr Tim Trumper (MBA Entrepreneurism)

Mr Tim Trumper

Harbour Region - Sydney, Inner West & North Shore

Mr Trumper was elected as Chair at the August 2017 Board Meeting, effective on 3 December 2017. He was appointed to the Board as a non-executive Director on 12 May 2014 to fill a casual vacancy and was elected as a non-executive director on 5 December 2015. He is Chair of the Finance and Investments Committee and the Governance, Compensation and Nomination Committee and an ex-officio member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Policy and Advocacy. He is a director of the Australian Automobile Association.

Currently, an Advisor to Quantium, a leading data analytics business, and a Director of Population Health Research Network. He’s an experienced company CEO and Non-Executive Director in a range of industries including data analytics, technology, financial services and media. Mr Trumper has worked in and advised leading global and Australian organisations, including PBL and Time Warner. He has also held board positions in ASX companies as well as several private fast-growth organisations.

Mr Trumper holds an MBA from the University of New England and has a long history supporting the not for profit sector. He served on the board of the Asthma Foundation, and along with fellow board members created the Bestest Foundation with Chairman, the Hon. Bob Hawke. Since its inception, the Bestest Foundation has raised over $4 Million for disadvantaged Australian children.

Ms Fiona Simson, BA (Bus), GAICD

Deputy Chair Ms F Fiona Simson

Townsend Region - Greater Western NSW

Ms Simson was appointed to the Board as a non-executive Director on the 19 January 2015 to fill a casual vacancy and was elected as a non-executive Director on 5 December 2015. On 9 December 2015 she was elected as Deputy Chair. She is Chair of the Policy & Advocacy Committee and ex-officio member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee, Governance, Compensation & Nomination Committee and the Finance & Investments Committee.

Fiona is a passionate advocate for rural and regional communities and issues. Growing up on a property near Armidale, in NSW, she completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Canberra before working in Sydney and overseas. She has a Cert. IV in Training and Workplace Assessment and is a Graduate of the AICD.

She and her husband Ed run a farm on the Liverpool Plains near Premer in northwest NSW. "The Plantation" is a mixed cropping and grazing enterprise, growing a variety of summer and winter crops, and breeding and fattening Poll Hereford cattle. She has represented her local community on a variety of community groups, served a term as an elected councillor on Liverpool Plains Shire Council, and a member of the Board of NSW Farmers Association for five years.

She was the first woman to represent the NSW Farmers' Association as its President and Chair. She currently sits on the Board of the National Farmers' Federation, the Board of the Australian Made Campaign Ltd and Muscular Dystrophy NSW.

Mr David Bentham OAM (C. Eng, M. Eng. Sc)

Mr DR David Bentham OAM

Cox Region - Western Sydney & Blue Mountains

Mr Bentham was re-elected to the Board as a non-executive Director on 5 December 2015, having served on the Board since 6 December 2008. He is a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee and Policy & Advocacy Committee.

David is a retired chartered mining and civil engineer, the former Deputy Mayor of The Hills Shire Council and a former Board member of the Western Sydney Area Health Board (Westmead Hospital).

David is very interested in community health and safety. He fully supports the FIA's International Decade of Road Safety, hoping that this will result in a refocusing on how NSW and Australia develop and manage our road network and systems. The subject of toll roads and how they impact on members is of particular concern.

The geographical area represented by Mr Bentham is the NRMA region of Cox, which takes in suburbs in Western Sydney. David has lived in the region for more than 40 years and strongly represents the interests of NRMA Members locally. He believes population growth and the imbalance of jobs in Western Sydney is having a major impact on all modes of transport, particularly on the main corridors.

Ms Rachel Botsman (MBA)

Ms Rachel Botsman

Appointed Director

Ms. Botsman was appointed to the Board as a non-executive Director on 21 September 2016. She is a member of the Finance & Investment Committee.

Rachel Botsman is recognised as a global thought leader on the new economy and how technology is changing the way we can live, work, bank and travel. She originated the theory of 'collaborative consumption' with her acclaimed book What's Mine is Yours. Time magazine has listed the theory as one of the top 10 ideas that will change the world. Her TED talks on the subject have been viewed more than two million times.

She was a founding partner in the Collaborative Fund and made seed investments in start-ups such as Kickstarter, Lyft and TaskRabbit. She also previously served as a Director on the William J Clinton Foundation.

She is a regular writer and commentator in leading international publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, the Economist, Wired, Australian Financial Review and more. She currently teaches the world's first MBA course on the collaborative economy, a curriculum she designed in 2015 at Oxford University Saïd Business School and is currently writing a book on the future of trust.

Rachel Botsman is an honors graduate in Fine Arts from the University of Oxford and attended Harvard University for her post-graduate studies. She lives with her husband and two children in Sydney.

Ms Kate Lundy (GAICD)

Ms Kate Lundy

Mann Region - The Australian Capital Territory and southern NSW

Ms Lundy was appointed to the Board as a non-executive Director on 25 March 2015 to fill a casual vacancy and was elected as a non-executive director on 5 December 2015. She is a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee and the Policy & Advocacy Committee.

Ms Lundy retired as the Senator for the ACT on 24 March 2015, having been first elected to the Federal Parliament in 1996. She was re-elected at every subsequent general election. She served as the Federal Minister for Sport and Multicultural Affairs and Minister Assisting for Industry, Innovation and the Digital Economy in the Gillard/Rudd Government.

She is heavily involved in a large number of community and sporting activities which reflect her broad range of interests.

Ms Lundy is the Managing Director of Technology Innovation Partners Pty Ltd, a private consulting company. She is also a Director of the Australian Cyber Security Research Institute, Australian Sports Technology Network and the Australian Grand Prix Corporation. Ms Lundy also works part time as the ACT and region Local and Defence Industry Advocate.

Ms Marisa Mastroianni (B.Com, M.Com, GAICD, FCPA, AFAIM)

Ms Marisa Mastroianni

Hoddle Region - South Sydney and the Illawarra

Ms Mastroianni was appointed to the Board as a non-executive Director on 19 January 2015 to fill a casual vacancy and was elected as a non-executive director on 5 December 2015. She is the chair of the Audit & Risk Management Committee and a member of the Finance & Investments Committee.

Ms Mastroianni is an experienced Director and CEO with expertise in strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, financial and risk management, corporate governance and change management. Ms Mastroianni is currently the Group CEO of UOW Enterprises, a global education company which is a subsidiary of the University of Wollongong.

Ms Mastroianni leads an international team of highly skilled professionals with operations in Australia (UOW College), Dubai (University of Wollongong in Dubai) and Hong Kong (CCCU). She has extensive service industry experience including the Port Corporation and Uniting Care.

Ms Mastroianni holds a Bachelor and Master of Commerce, is a Fellow of CPA Australia, A/Fellow of AIM and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ms Mastroianni is a Director of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Health District Board and a member of its Audit and Risk Committee. She is a member of the Community Alliance Credit Union Audit Committee Audit Committee. Ms Mastroianni was a former member of Wollongong Catholic Dioceses Finance Council and Chair of the NSW Retirement Village Ministerial Advisory Council.

Mr Derek Stanwell BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), BCL

Derek Stanwell

Appointed Director

Mr Stanwell was appointed to the Board as a non-executive Director on 14 May 2018. He is the chair of the Finance & Investments Committee.

Derek is a corporate adviser with over 20 years’ experience advising large companies in Australia and overseas. He has worked with many of Australia’s leading brands on transformational transactions across a wide range of industries including travel and tourism, real estate, telecommunications, financial services and media. His experience includes advising on well over $100 billion worth of corporate transactions. For many years, Derek held senior roles at Morgan Stanley in Sydney, New York and Hong Kong. More recently, he founded Northcliff, a specialist corporate advisory firm.

Derek is focused on helping leading Australian companies adapt and succeed in times of rapid change. He is a strong supporter of the ideals of community and access which led to the founding of the NRMA and underpin its success.

Derek lives in Sydney with his wife and two children and has a long-standing involvement in community sport - as coach, player and spectator. He was educated at Sydney and Oxford universities.

Ms Coral Taylor (GAICD)

Ms Coral Taylor

Howe Region - Ryde, North West Sydney & Hawkesbury

Ms Taylor was re-elected to the Board as a non-executive Director on 5 December 2015, having served on the Board since her appointment on 12 February 2008. She is a member of the Governance, Compensation & Nomination Committee and Policy & Advocacy Committee. She is a Director of Tamroc Enterprises Pty Ltd, a company engaged in the building industry and also sits on the of board of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR).

With more than 25 years' experience in the motor sport industry, Ms Taylor is currently responsible for the management of the Neal Bates Motorsport Rally Team and has been the Australian Rally Champion four times as co-driver with Neal Bates.

Ms Taylor is a passionate motoring enthusiast and has a strong interest in road safety issues, driver training and young drivers.