MCC National Group est. 2017

The MCC National 2017 Group was first convened in October 2017. The members of this group have a strong industrial manufacturing and transport focus, and work within typically male dominated environments. With National and International reach, our goal is to improve the representation of women in leadership positions and in non-traditional roles within our organisations.

The group is convened by Ming Long, who currently holds several Non-Executive Director and Chair roles across the investment and funds management industry.


Who are the members:

  • David Cooke – Managing Director Australia, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia
  • David Hawkins – Chairman and Managing Director, BASF Australia and New Zealand
  • George Whyte – Managing Director Australia Pacific, Aggreko
  • Luke Agati – CEO, Transdev Australasia
  • Peter Jensen-Muir – Executive Managing Director, Cummins Asia Pacific
  • Phil Schacht – CEO, Hanson Australia
  • Richard Gross – CEO, Ausgrid
  • Rob Wheals – CEO and Managing Director, APA
  • Scott Wyatt – CEO, Viva Energy Australia
  • Sean Taylor – CEO and Managing Director, Komatsu Australia
  • Andrew Penca – International Ambassador


Male Champions of Change National Group est. 2017 Priorities

MCC National Group est. 2017 lead on gender equality within their organisations, with a specific focus on the following priorities:

Building an inclusive work environment

  • Taking action on everyday sexism. Read more
  • Building a gender-balanced and inclusive presence. Read more

Expanding the talent pipeline

  • Removing barriers to entry for women. Read more
  • Pursuing gender-balance in attracting and recruiting talent. Read more

Dismantling barriers for carers


Reports and Resources


Further Information

For further information contact the Program Director Jo O’Brien [email protected]