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Pam Bains

Group Executive Network

Appointed 9 March 2020


Pam was appointed Group Executive Network in March 2020. Prior to this appointment, Pam held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Group Executive Strategy since 2017.

Pam has been with Aurizon since 2010, and has held various senior management roles at the company during this time. She played a key role during Aurizon Holdings’ initial public offering and listing on the ASX, capital restructuring and separation of Aurizon’s Network business, as well as support for various regulatory reforms which have improved the financial performance of Aurizon’s Network business.

Pam has broad experience in finance and leadership roles in both Australia and globally over the past 25 years. Prior to joining Aurizon, Pam was the Head of Finance, Customer Service at Telefonica O2 UK — a subsidiary of one of the largest global integrated broadband and telecommunications providers. She has also held senior management roles at Next PLC, General Electric and Arthur Andersen.

Pam holds a BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.