BEc, FAIM, MAICD, CPA, DipEd
Tony Bellas has more than 25 years experience in both the government and private sectors. Tony is currently pursuing his own business interests and has previously held positions of CEO of Ergon Energy, CS Energy and Seymour Group. Prior to this he was Queensland’s Deputy Under Treasurer, with oversight of a number of Treasury operations including Fiscal Strategy, Office of Government Owned Corporations and Office of State Revenue.
In 1999, Tony led the teams responsible for both the floating of the Queensland TAB and the Queensland Government’s interest in the Bank of Queensland. Tony was also a member of the team that oversaw the merger in 1996 of the Suncorp and QIDC entities into the publicly listed company Metway Bank, creating the new group Suncorp Metway. His team then managed the staged sell-down of the Queensland Government’s holding in Suncorp Metway.
Tony is currently a Non-Executive Director of ERM Power Pty Ltd, ERM Power Retail Pty Ltd and Watpac Limited. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, and a Member of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and CPA Australia.
He holds qualifications including a Master of Business Administration; Bachelor of Economics and a Diploma in Education.