Our Board of Directors

Tony Beck

Tony Beck

CHAIR

Tony has been Chair of CAF since its inception. His background in financial services has given him a keen interest in ethical business practices as fundamental to sustainable investment, a fairer community and dignity for vulnerable workers.

He has had senior Management experience as Group Executive at ME Bank and National Secretary of the FSU. He has also had Board experience as Director of Industry Super Funds (Finsuper/IFS), Chair of MEPM (wholly owned subsidiary of ME Bank) and is currently Chair of ACTU Member Connect.

His key focus within CAF has been to cultivate constructive relationships across the building services supply chain, build a high performing professional secretariat to trial and implement an effective assurance mechanism, work to ensure CAFs financial stability, and maintain high standards of corporate governance.

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Marc Harris

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Marc joined CAF as a member of the Steering Committee in 2016 and is deeply invested in the cleaning industry and its people. Marc currently holds the position of National General Manager – Integrated Services for Millennium Services Group. Marc has more than 20 years’ experience in facilities and operations management across Australia’s largest retail portfolios and the hospitality sector, having previously held senior regional roles for Westfield, QIC and the Hyatt Corporation. As a member of Millennium’s executive leadership group, Marc contributes to the strategic direction of the business and was integral in expansion of cleaning services in an integrated framework across Australia and New Zealand.

More recently Marc has directed and led a substantial national cleaning services team through the COVID-19 Pandemic, ensuring the safety of staff and security of employment to maintain a safe and sanitary environment for clients and customers through the varying levels of lockdown and retail property closures across all states.

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Andrew Howarth

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Andrews has over 30 years experience in the Facilities Management and Engineering fields, 21 of them as a Senior Leader in the Facilities Management team at Woolworths.

In 2018 Andrew was instrumental in building a team of Compliance Specialists to stamp out exploitation in the Cleaning and Trolley Collection industry. This sparked a passion for IR Compliance which continues to drive Andrew today to ensure everyone has a voice and can be heard.

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Steven Peters

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Steven Peters is the Sustainability Manager at ISPT and has 20 years’ experience in green building performance and sustainability, delivering innovative environmental solutions within the built environment.

Steven is driven by the opportunity to facilitate and implement leading edge solutions that ensure strategic and integrated sustainability outcomes.

He has worked with State and Federal Government, local councils, property developers, large corporates and community groups to demonstrate sustainability measures across residential, commercial, industrial and community facilities.

RebeccaStark

Rebecca Stark

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Rebecca is a Coordinator of Property Services at the United Workers Union, and is responsible for the union’s investor strategy and stakeholder engagement.  Rebecca has worked in the union movement for 15 years, in various research, campaign, responsible investment and capital stewardship roles. Throughout that time, she has maintained a focus on working with the union’s cleaning members to campaign for better wages and conditions, and to ensure their hard work is valued and respected.

In 2006, she worked as a research analyst on the Clean Start campaign, and from 2008 was the National Research Coordinator, responsible for corporate, industry, financial and policy research across four national campaigns in cleaning, hotels, aged care and early childhood education and care.  From 2010, she ran the union’s capital stewardship program.

In 2013, Rebecca worked with CAF’s founding partner, AustralianSuper, to set up the Cleaning Accountability Framework (CAF). Rebecca was previously an employee nominated director on the board of the industry superannuation fund, Hostplus.