Set out below are biographies of our Senior Management team.

Kenneth M Barton, BEC, CA, F FIN

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Ken Barton was appointed as Crown’s Chief Executive Officer on 24 January 2020 and Managing Director on 3 March 2020.

Mr Barton commenced his career with Crown as the Chief Financial Officer in March 2010. In February 2017, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Crown Digital, a role he fulfilled concurrently with his Chief Financial Officer responsibilities.  Mr Barton sits on the Crown Resorts Foundation Board.

Prior to joining Crown, Mr Barton held positions at Arthur Andersen and Pioneer International, before fulfilling the role of Chief Financial Officer of Boral Limited for seven years.

Mr Barton holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney, is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia.  He also joined the Male Champions of Change program in 2017.

Board and Board Committee memberships:
  • Director of Crown Melbourne Limited
  • Director of Crown Sydney Gaming Pty Ltd
  • Director of Burswood Limited (Crown Perth)

Alan F Mcgregor, bcom, ca

Chief Financial Officer

Alan McGregor was appointed to the role of Chief Financial Officer of Crown with effect from 20 August 2020.

Mr McGregor has a strong casino background, having first joined Crown in April 2005 as General Manager Corporate Services at Crown Perth (formerly Burswood Entertainment Complex) and progressing to the role of Chief Financial Officer of Crown Perth in 2007.

Mr McGregor then moved to Melbourne in April 2013 to assume the role of Chief Financial Officer – Crown Melbourne, before taking the collective role of Chief Financial Officer – Australian Resorts which he held from August 2014 until his most recent appointment in August 2020.

Prior to joining Crown, Mr McGregor worked for SKYCITY Entertainment Group for seven years in various finance roles.

Mr McGregor is a Council Member of Crown College Institute of Higher Education, holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland and is a member of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand.


W Todd Nisbet, BSc

Executive Vice President - Strategy and Development

With over 30 years’ experience in the design, construction, and financing of integrated resorts, Mr Nisbet joined Crown in 2007 and is responsible for all project development at Crown.

Mr Nisbet has represented Crown as a Director on the board of Melco Crown Entertainment, Studio City International Holdings, and Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corporation and is licensed in numerous gaming jurisdictions.  

Prior to joining Crown, Mr Nisbet was one of the original founding members of the Wynn Resorts management team holding the position of Executive Vice President – Project Director for Wynn Design and Development, a development subsidiary of Wynn.  Serving this role with Wynn, he was responsible for all project development and construction operations in Las Vegas and Macau.

Prior to joining Wynn, Mr Nisbet was the Vice President of Operations for Marnell Corrao Associates at which time he was responsible for managing various aspects of the construction of some of Las Vegas’ most elaborate and industry-defining properties.

MARY MANOS llb (hons), BCOM, gaicd

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Mary Manos is Crown’s General Counsel and Company Secretary.  Ms Manos is also Secretary of Crown Melbourne Limited, Crown Sydney Gaming Pty Ltd, Burswood Limited and Crown Resorts Foundation Limited.

Ms Manos was formerly Senior Legal Counsel for Crown and joint Company Secretary.  Ms Manos was appointed joint Company Secretary in April 2008.

Prior to joining Crown, Ms Manos was a Senior Associate in a Melbourne law firm, specialising in mergers and acquisitions and corporate law.

Ms Manos holds Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of Melbourne.

She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.