Founding Patrons

 Brian O'Sullivan

Brian O’Sullivan, OSD Pipelines

Brian O’Sullivan was MDF’s founding Chairman and still maintains an active role within the organisation. He is also the founder and Managing Director of OSD Pipelines. He has over 25 years experience in business management, project management and engineering. He is a specialist in the business of energy related developments with a strong emphasis on oil and gas pipeline and facilities projects. Brian has been a company director holding board positions for a range of entities.

OSD Pipelines regularly contributes to the community and those in need. Through staff donations, volunteer work, and corporate fund raising events, OSD supports a range of not-for-profit and charitable organisations. As part of their ongoing charitable activities, OSD are proud to be a major contributor to the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation.

Tony Haggarty

Tony Haggerty, Haggerty Foundation

Tony has over 30 years’ experience in the development, management and financing of mining companies, and was co-founder and Managing Director of Excel Coal Limited from 1993 to 2006. Prior to this, Tony worked for BP Coal and BP Finance in Sydney and London, and for Agipcoal as the Managing Director of its Australian subsidiary. Tony served on the Board of Whitehaven Coal Ltd from May 2007 and was appointed Managing Director in October 2008, a position he held until March 2013.