Columnist at The Australian.
Board member of the National Museum of Australia and Chair of the NMA’s Audit, Finance and Risk Committee;Board member of the Institute of Public Affairs and Chair of the IPA’s 75th Anniversary Society; Former lawyer at Freehills; former contributor to the Australian Financial Review, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Sunday Age, Canada's Vancouver Sun and National Post, Quadrant Magazine and The Wall Street Journal and Wall Street Journal Asia; former Board member at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation; and former Member of the Federal Government's ABC/SBS Appointments Panel.
Columnist at The Australian
Director of Strategy and Business Development at Consolidated Press Holdings; Director of the National Indigenous Culinary Institute; Director of Sydney FC; and President of Athletics Australia.
Former Senator for New South Wales; former Minister for Sport and Assistant Treasurer; former Minister for Social Housing and Homelessness, Indigenous Employment and Economic Development; former Minister for Employment Participation; and former Parliamentary Secretary for Government Service Delivery.
Director of Strategy and Business Development at Consolidated Press Holdings
CEO and Managing Director of IDP Education.
Former President and Managing Director of SAP Australia and New Zealand; former Regional Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific and Japan at Unisys; former Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific at PeopleSoft; and former Managing Director for System Software Associates in Australia and New Zealand.
CEO and Managing Director of IDP Education
Sports presenter on ABC Television.
Former Channel Nine sports presenter on Nightline, Nine News, The Cricket Show, Sunday and The Footy Show; and former SBS sports presenter on Toyota World Sport, On the Ball and during the FIFA World Cup.
Sports presenter on ABC Television
Host of the First Tuesday Book Club and Jennifer Byrne Presents on ABC Television; and Co-host of Evening Drive on ABC News Radio.
Former Senior Writer at The Bulletin magazine; former Anchor at Foreign Correspondent; former Television Reporter with Sunday program and 60 Minutes; and former Publishing Director of Reed Books.
Host of the First Tuesday Book Club and Jennifer Byrne Presents on ABC Television
Director of Adopt Change; Director of Our Watch; Director of NSW Waratahs; Chair of NSW Women's Rugby Union; Chair of Road Safety Education; Director of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation; and Director of NSW Rugby Union.
Former Parliamentary Member of the Liberal Party of NSW; former Leader of New South Wales Parliamentary Liberal Party; former Member for Lane Cove; former Leader of the Opposition of NSW; former Minister for Consumer Affairs; former Assistant Minister for Education; former Minister for Industrial Relations and Employment; and former Minister for The Status of Women.
Director of Adopt Change
Founding Partner at cato&clegg; Council Member of the University of Technology Sydney; Deputy Chairman of Sydney Dance Company and Non Executive Director of hipages.
Former Executive General Manager, New South Wales, at News Corp Australia; former CEO of the Australian Financial Review Group.
Founding Partner at cato&clegg
Chairman of Servcorp Limited; Chairman of Australian Maritime Services Ltd; Director of Buildcorp Foundation.
Former Chairman of many companies/organisations including The Trust Company Ltd; Adsteam Marine Ltd; Fortius Funds Management; Lifestart; Microsearch Foundation of Australia; Australian Maritime Safety Authority.
Former Director of many companies including TNT Ltd; Stockland Trust Group; Advance Bank.
Former Senate Fellow, University of Sydney; former Chairman of the Advisory Board, Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Sydney.
Chairman of Servcorp Limited
Group General Manager, Chief Executive Officer for HSBC Bank Singapore Limited
Former Chief Executive Officer at HSBC Bank Australia, former Head of Foreign Exchange and Rates Strategy at HSBC Asia Pacific; former Head of e-Commerce, Global Banking and Markets at HSBC Group; former Head of Global Markets and Global Banking and Markets at HSBC Bank Australia; and former President and Chief Executive Officer at HSBC Philippines.
Former Chairman of HSBC Savings Bank and HSBC Insurance Brokers Inc.; former Chairman and Trustee of HSBC Retirement Trust Fund Inc.; and former Director of OCLP Holdings, Inc.
Group General Manager, Chief Executive Officer for HSBC Bank Singapore Limited
Chair of Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC); Chair of 30% Club Australia; Director of Aviva plc; Director of Grattan Institute; Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management; and Fellow of the Finance and Treasury Association.
Former Director of Macquarie Group Limited and Macquarie Bank Limited;Director of Qantas Airways Limited; former Chairman of Qantas Superannuation Limited; former Deputy Chairman of Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission; former Director of Wesfarmers Limited; former Director of AMP Limited; former Director of Suncorp-Metway Limited; and former Director of the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. Former Member of the Australian Financial Centre Forum; former Member of Melbourne University’s Advisory Council to the Faculty of Business and Economics; and former Director of Methodist Ladies College.
Chair of Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC)
Chairman and CEO of John Swire & Sons Pty Ltd. and Chairman of Steamships Trading Co. Ltd.; Director of Swire Cold Storage Pty Ltd.; Director of Kalari Pty Ltd.; Director of HSE Group Holdings Pty Ltd.; Director of Alex Fraser Pty Ltd.; Member of the Business Council of Australia; Member of the Global Engagement Task Force; and Member of the Infrastructure and Sustainable Growth Committee.
Chairman and CEO of John Swire & Sons Pty Ltd
Chairman of Capital Investment Group Pty Limited; Chairman of Trustees, the St Vincent’s Curran Foundation; International Advisor to Goldman Sachs; and Member of the Financial Sector Advisory Council.
Former Chairman and Director of Perpetual Limited; former Director of QBE Insurance Group; former Chairman of The Australian Ireland Fund; former Chairman of St Vincent’s Hospital; former Chairman of the National Gallery of Australia Foundation; and former Director of the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children.
Chairman of Capital Investment Group Pty Limited
Former Pathways Director at the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation; former Program Manager at The Smith Family and AFS Intercultural Programs; and Founding member of the Kids for Life Foundation.
Former Pathways Director at the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation
Director of Crown Resorts Limited; Director of the Australian Museum of Contemporary Art.
Former Chairman of the Garvan Medical Research Foundation; Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Qantas Airways Limited and former Chairman of Tourism Australia.
Director of Crown Resorts Limited
Co-Founder of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation; Author; and Policy Researcher.
Co-Founder of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation
Chief Operating Officer, Publishing at News Corp Australia;
Managing Director - Metro and Regional Publishing at News Corp Australia; Director of NewsMediaworks; Director of The Readership Works; and Director of the International News Media Association (INMA). Former Group Marketing Director at News Corp Australia; former GM Strategic Marketing (CMO) at Westpac Bank; and former Group General Manager, Financial Services & Marketing at David Jones.
Chief Operating Officer, Publishing at News Corp Australia
John Eales AM
Founder of the Mettle Group, now part of Chandler Macleod; Director of Flight Centre Travel Group; Director of Magellan Financial Group; Director of FujiXerox DMS Asia Pacific; Director of the Australian Rugby Union; Director of Palladium Group.
Former Captain of the Australian Wallabies.
Founder of the Mettle Group, now part of Chandler Macleod
Dr Peter Farrell AM
Chairman and Founder of ResMed Incorporated; Former Lead Director and current Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee of Nuvasive Incorporated; Member of the MIT’s Dean of Engineering Advisory Committee; Gordon Fellow, University of California, San Diego; Visiting Professor, UNSW; Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences; Honorary Fellow, Australian Institution of Engineers; and Member of the United States Academy of Engineering.
Former Foundation Director, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales; former Chair, Executive Council, Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School; former Vice President of R & D, Baxter Healthcare.
US National Entrepreneur of the Year for Health Services (2005); and Australian Entrepreneur of the Year (2001).
Chairman and Founder of ResMed Incorporated
Founding Non-Executive Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group; Non-Executive Chairman of Poseidon Nickel Limited; Founding Director of The Australian Children’s Trust; Founder of the Australian Employment Covenant (AEC); and Founder of GenerationOne.
Former CEO of Fortescue Metals Group; former CEO and Deputy Chairman of Anaconda Nickel Limited (now Minara Resources Limited); former Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Siberia Mining Corporation Limited (now Monarch Gold Limited); former Chairman of Murrin Murrin Joint Venture; former Director of West Australian Chamber of Minerals and Energy; former Chairman of Athletics Australia; and former Chairman of Moly Mines Limited.
Ernst & Young Australian Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 (with Nicola Forrest).
Founding Non-Executive Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group
Managing Director of Coolaroo Alpaca Stud Farm; Managing Director of Illawarra and Coolaroo Farms; Councillor of Royal Agricultural Society NSW; and Chair of Youth Development Australian Alpaca Association.
Managing Director of Coolaroo Alpaca Stud Farm
Chief Executive Officer of the Minderoo Foundation; Director of the Minderoo Group; Managing Director of Minderoo Station; Member of the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership; Member of the Telethon Kids Institute CoLab Advisory Council; Patron of the Kimberley Foundation of Australia; Governor of the Forrest Research Foundation; Patron for Impact100 WA; Life Governor of Sculpture by the Sea; and Director of the Black Swan Theatre Company.
University of Canberra’s Chancellor’s Award for Services to Philanthropy in 2016
Celebrate WA Western Australian of the year (community category) in 2014
Ernst & Young Australian Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 (with Andrew Forrest).
Chief Executive Officer of the Minderoo Foundation
Angelos Frangopoulos AM
CEO and Managing Editor of Australian News Channel; Chairman of the Australia Day Council of NSW; Chair of the Walkley Advisory Board, Trustee Director of the Walkley Foundation, Chair of the Centre for Media History at Macquarie University; Pro-Chancellor (Sydney) for Charles Sturt University; Director of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute; Director of the Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association (ASTRA) and; Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
CEO and Managing Editor of Australian News Channel
Director of the Tenix Foundation.
Director of the Tenix Foundation
ABC Chief Asia Correspondent; Indigenous Affairs Editor at Guardian Australia.
Former International Editor at Sky News, Senior International Correspondent, CNN; and Presenter at the Macquarie Radio Network, ABC TV, SBS and Seven Network.
ABC Chief Asia Correspondent
Executive Director and Head of Communications and Marketing for Australia and New Zealand at UBS.
Executive Director and Head of Communications and Marketing for Australia and New Zealand at UBS
Managing Director and CEO of Morgan Stanley Australia Limited; Chairman of the Australian Financial Markets Association; Guardian of the Future Fund; Non-Executive Director of Investa Property; Director of the Australian Financial Markets Association; Director for the Centre for International Finance and Regulation; and Member of the Council of Governors of Ascham School.
Former Chief Executive of Global Equities with BZW; former Chairman of Former Executive Director of the Federated Ironworkers’ Association Australia; former Research Officer with the Reserve Bank of Australia; and former Member of the BZW Global Management Committee.
Managing Director and CEO of Morgan Stanley Australia Limited
Chairman of Prime Media Group; Chairman of Destination NSW; Director of Australian Paralympic Committee; and Trustee of the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust.
Former Chairman and CEO of News Limited; former Chairman of Australian News Channel; former Director of the American Australian Association; and former Director of Foxtel.
Chairman of Prime Media Group
Managing Director of The Hayden Way; Founding Director of the Get Outside Group; Founding Director of The Tiwi College Project; and Foundation Partner to the Brisbane Heat.
Former Cricket Australia Director; former Queensland Cricket Director; former Australian Cricketer; and former Captain of the Indigenous Allstars XI in 2010 as part of the Imparja Cup.
Managing Director of The Hayden Way
Chief Operating Officer & Commercial Director of John Swire & Sons Pty Ltd; Director of Swire Mining Services Pty Ltd; Director of Swire Oilfield Services Pty Ltd; Director of Swire Cold Storage Pty Ltd; Director of Kalari Pty Ltd; Director of HSE Group Holdings Pty Ltd; Director of Alex Fraser Pty Ltd; and Director of Clyde Agriculture Pty Ltd.
Chief Operating Officer & Commercial Director of John Swire & Sons Pty Ltd
Partner, Head of Corporate Citizenship, KPMG Australia; Director and Chair, Global Compact Network Australia; Australian Network Representative, United Nations Global Compact; Member, Business Council of Australia Business Indigenous Network and Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Partner, Head of Corporate Citizenship, KPMG Australia
Alan Joyce AC
CEO and Managing Director of Qantas Airways Limited; Director of the International Air Transport Association; Director of the Business Council of Australia; and Member of the Male Champions of Change.
Former Chairman of the International Air Transport Association; former Chairman of The Australian Ireland Fund; former CEO of Jetstar Airways; and former leadership positions with Qantas Airways Limited, Ansett Australia and Aer Lingus Group.
Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.
CEO and Managing Director of Qantas Airways Limited
National Chairman of KPMG Australia responsible for the overall governance and strategic positioning of KPMG in Australia; Member of KPMG’s Global and Regional Boards; lead partner for ANZ’s external audit. Alison has held a variety of management and governance roles within the partnership as well as serving as External Audit Partner for a range of major ASX listed companies.
National Chairman, KPMG Australia
Finance Presenter at ABC News; and Host of Inside Business; Founder and Editor in Chief of Eureka Report; and Founder and Editor in Chief of Business Spectator.
Former Business Editor of The 7.30 Report; and former roles at The Australian, The Australian Financial Review, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald.
Finance Presenter at ABC News
Lawyer and Paralegal Team Coordinator at Gilbert + Tobin; Director and Vice President of YWCA Australia; Director of YWCA NSW; and Director of the Humour Foundation.
Former Principal at IN21; former Executive General Manager, Corporate Sustainability at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia; former General Manager, Culture, Group Strategy at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia; former General Manager, Day to Day Executive Manager, Branch and International Services at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia; former Consultant at TCS Management; and former Management Consultant at KPMG.
Lawyer and Paralegal Team Coordinator at Gilbert + Tobin
Liz Lewin (nee Cacciottolo)
Non-Executive Director of Colonial First State Investments Limited; Non-Executive Director of Colonial Mutual Superannuation Pty Ltd; Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board’s Investment Committee of Avanteos Investments Limited; Deputy Chairman of the Australian Chamber Orchestra; Director of Kaldor Public Arts Projects; Member of the Advisory Council, UNSW Medicine; and Member of the Advisory Finance Committee, Sisters of Charity.
Former Chief Executive Officer at UBS Wealth Management Australia; former Chief Executive Officer at Wealth Management UK; and former Managing Director at UBS Investment Bank Europe.
Non-Executive Director of Colonial First State Investments Limited
Director of the Tenix Foundation; Grazier.
Former Director and Group Company Secretary of the Olbia & Tenix Group; and Former Director, Company Secretary and Treasurer of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation.
Director of the Tenix Foundation
Media Editor at The Australian.
Former Editor at CLEO magazine; former News Editor at Seven News Sydney; former Chief of Staff at The Sunday Telegraph; and former Federal and State Political Writer for The Sunday Telegraph.
Media Editor at The Australian.
CEO of WEST82nd; Former Partner at Growth Mantra; Former Chairman of The Leading Edge; former Group CEO of Y&R Brands ANZ; former CEO of Leo Burnett; former CEO of D'Arcy; Author of the Fat, Forty and Fired trilogy; Founder of The Sydney Skinny; and Co-founder of Earth Hour.
CEO of WEST82nd
Ray Martin AM
Award-winning television host, journalist, author and photographer. Ray has spent a lifetime deeply committed to ending Aboriginal disadvantage as inaugural Chairman of both the Fred Hollows Foundation and the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation, a 10-year member of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation and Patron of the Aboriginal Jobs Strategy. Among many other achievements Ray has been presented Variety’s International Award, a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow, Award, an Order of Australia and most recently an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of Sydney for his journalism and charity work.
Award-winning television host, journalist, author and photographer
Peter Mason AM
Senior Advisor to UBS; Chairman of AusNet Services Ltd; Director of Singapore Telecommunications Limited; Trustee of the Sydney Opera House Trust; Chairman of the Centre for Independent Studies; Director of The University of New South Wales Foundation; Chairman of UBS Australia Foundation and Member of the Adara Partners Panel.
Senior Advisor to UBS
Chief Executive of Tandem.ai; Executive Director at Navegar Institute; National Ambassador, Young ICT Explorers.
Former Vice President and General Manager at SAP Australia & New Zealand; Vice President Operations at Unisys Asia Pacific; former Head of Operations at PeopleSoft Asia Pacific; and former Director Operations at Siebel Systems Asia Pacific.
Chief Executive of Tandem.ai
Contributor at The Australian; Former Editor in Chief of The Australian; former Editor in Chief of Queensland Newspapers; former Editor of The Australian; former Journalist at The Townsville Bulletin , The Daily Telegraph and The Australian Financial Review.
Contributor at The Australian
Chairman of Crescent Capital Partners; Director of Petsec Energy Limited; Governor of the Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce; and Member of the Board of Governors of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia.
Co-author of Government Review, ‘Review of Export Policies and Programs’; and Author of Defence Procurement and Sustainment Review, ‘Going to the next level’.
Former Chairman of the Defence Industry Innovation Board; former Chairman of Australia Post; former Chief Executive Office of the TNT Limited Worldwide Group; former Chairman of Leighton Holdings Limited; former Chairman of Citect Corporation Limited; former Chairman of GD Express Worldwide; former Chairman of Sydney Airports Corporation Limited; former Chairman of MIA Group Limited; former Chairman of the Defence Procurement Advisory Board; former Deputy Chairman of Ansett Australia Holdings Limited; former Director of Intoll Group; former Director of Macquarie Infrastructure Investment Management Limited; former Director of Australian Tourist Commission; former Director of Ascham School; former Director of the Australian Graduate School of Management; former Director of the Australian Tourism Commission; former Director of Adstream Marine Limited; former Head of the Federal Government’s Review of Business Programs (the Mortimer Report); former Head of the Government review into Business Programs in Australia (Going or Growth); and former Member of the Salvation Army Appeals Committee.
Chairman of Crescent Capital Partners
Chair of AMP, Chair of the Financial System Inquiry; Chair of The Butterfly Foundation; Member of the Oliver Wyman Senior Advisory Board; Consultant to Tenix Pty Limited; Non-Executive Director of Indoor Skydive Australia Group.
Former CEO of Commonwealth Bank Australia; former Chair of the Board of Guardians of the Future Fund; former Chair of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds; former Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse, Sydney; former Member of the Finance Sector Advisory Council; Founding Member of University of Technology Sydney’s Faculty of Business Executive Council; and former Director of the Business Council of Australia.
Chair of AMP
Former CEO and Managing Director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia; Chairman of the Commonwealth Bank Foundation; Chairman of the Springboard Trust; Director of the Sydney Theatre Company; and Trustee of the Louise Perkins Foundation.
Former Partner of McKinsey & Company.
Former CEO and Managing Director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Former National Chairman of KPMG; Board Member of Reconciliation Australia; Koorie Heritage Trust and Migration Council of Australia. Member of the Advisory Council of The Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies and Golf Victoria.
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia; and Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
Former KPMG Regional Head of Audit for Asia Pacific; former KPMG National Managing Partner for Audit in Australia; and former Head of KPMG’s Financial Services.
Former Chairman of KPMG Australia
Fellow of the NZ Institute of Management;
Fellow of the NZ Computer Society;
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management;
Council Member at The University of Auckland;
Director of Origin Energy Ltd; and
Director of Fonterra Ltd.
Former CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia; former CEO of ASB Bank; former CEO of Air New Zealand; former Chairman of the Australian Banker’s Association; former Chairman of NZ Banker’s Association and Business Roundtable; former Director of the Business Council of Australia; and former Chairman and Director of Fletcher Building Limited.
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management
Non-Executive Director at AMP Limited; Former Chairman of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Credit Suisse.
Member of the Takeovers Panel and Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and the Law Society of New South Wales; former General Counsel and Member of Executive Committee of Commonwealth Bank Australia; and former Partner at Freehills.
Non-Executive Director at AMP Limited
Former Country Head Australia at CLSA Limited.
Former Country Head Hong Kong at CLSA Limited; former Head of Philippines Research; former Head of Regional Banking Research; former Head of Korea Research; and former Audit and Operational Consulting Arthur Andersen Australia, UK and Mongolia.
Former Country Head Australia at CLSA Limited
Partner at Cox Inall Ridgeway; Chairman of the Aboriginal Trust Fund Repayment Scheme; and Patron of Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Cooperative.
Former Chairman of the National NAIDOC Committee; Former Chairman of Bangarra Dance Theatre; Former Commonwealth Senator for NSW; Former Australian Democrats' Deputy Leader; Former Executive Director of New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council; Former Executive Chairperson of Indigenous Tourism Australia; Former Member of the Sydney ATSIC Regional Council; Former Member of National Indigenous Working Group on Native Title; Former Board Member of Tikkun Australia Foundation; Former Board Member of Charlie Perkins Children’s Trust; and Former Member of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation.
Partner at Cox Inall Ridgeway
Executive Director the Bill and Patricia Ritchie Foundation; Non-Executive Director Australian Turf Club; Former Director of Australian Jockey Club; Former Board member of NSW Racehorse Owners Association; Owner and Director of J. Robins Manufacturing Pty Ltd (Australian-based shoe manufacturer); Over 24 years production experience in Australian Film and Television
Executive Director the Bill and Patricia Ritchie Foundation
Director of the Bill and Patricia Ritchie Foundation; Freelance writer, playwright and ex-copywriter; Former columnist for the Sydney Morning Herald.
Director of the Bill and Patricia Ritchie Foundation
Chairman of the Indigenous Engagement Task Force of the Business Council of Australia; Member of the Referendum Council on Constitutional Recognition; Member of the Empowered Communities Advisory Board; Chairman of ChildFund Alliance; Chairman of the Committee for Sydney; Chairman of Sydney Living Museums; Chairman of UNSW Institute for Global Development; and Special Advisor with KPMG.
Chairman of the Indigenous Engagement Task Force of the Business Council of Australia
Principal at Catallyst Advisors; and Founding Director of Intech Asset Consulting.
Principal at Catallyst Advisors
Chair of the General Sir John Monash Foundation; Director of Australian and New Zealand Rabobank; Director of The Garvan Institute of Medical Research; Chair of the Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce (NSW); Chair of the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (IPEA); Director of the Grattan Institute; Co-Chair of Women Corporate Directors’ Australian Chapter; Deputy Chancellor of UNSW Australia; Member of Chief Executive Women; Sydney Opera House Trustee; and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Chair of the General Sir John Monash Foundation
Director of the Tenix Foundation.
Director of the Tenix Foundation
Ann Sherry AO
Executive Chairman of Carnival Australia; Executive of Museum of Contemporary Art and Infrastructure Victoria; Director of the Australian Rugby Union; Director of the Palladium Group; Non Executive Director of Sydney Airport; Non Executive Director of ING Direct (Australia); Non Executive Director of Cape York Partnerships; and Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration and fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Recipient of the Centenary Medal; Member of the Order of Australia; Recipient of an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Macquarie University and the University of Sydney; Recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Business from the University of Queensland; and Overall winner of the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Award 2015.
Former Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Australia; Former Group Executive and Chief Executive Officer of Westpac New Zealand; Former Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Melbourne and Group Executive, People & Performance; Former First Assistant Secretary of the Office of the Status of Women in Canberra; Former Australian representative to the United Nations forums on human rights and women’s rights; Former Chair of Safe Work Australia; and Former Chair and Director of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation.
Executive Chairman of Carnival Australia
Managing Partner of global law firm Allens; Chairman of Allens' Inclusion and Diversity Council and Allens' Community Engagement Board.
Managing Partner of global law firm Allens
Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Australia;Formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Korea; Global Head of Multinationals for HSBC’s Global Banking and Markets 2010-2013. Board member of HSBC Bank (Vietnam) Ltd since November 2016.
HSBC Co-Head of Coverage Continental Europe in 2008–2009, Regional Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking for the Middle East in 2004–2008 based in Dubai, CEO of Crédit International d’Egypte (a subsidiary of Crédit Commercial de France) and Senior General Manager HSBC Egypt during 2000–2004.
Conseiller du Commerce Exterieur de la France, appointed by French Government decree, since 2001 and member of Cercle d’Outre Manche, a London based Think Tank.
Chief Executive Officer of international bank HSBC Australia
Professor of Political Science at the University of Western Australia; Foundation Chair of Journalism at the University of Western Australia; Contributing Editor at The Australian; Weekly columnist for The Weekend Australian and The Sunday Times; and Director of Teach for Australia.
Former Associate Professor at Edith Cowan University.
Professor of Political Science at the University of Western Australia;
Geoff Walsh AO
Special Adviser at BHP; and Board Member of the Western Bulldogs Football Club.
Former National Secretary of the Australian Labor Party; former Senior Advisor to Bob Hawke and Paul Keating; former Chief of Staff to Steve Bracks; former Journalist for the Australian Financial Review, The Age, The Herald Sun and The Border Mail; former Australian Consul-General to Hong Kong; former Diplomat for the International Labour Organization in the United Nations Office at Geneva; and former Managing Director of Gavin Anderson & Co (Melbourne).
Special Adviser at BHP
Dr Nikki Williams is a non-executive Director of Tellus Holdings, Neuroscience Research Australia, and Chairman of the NeuRA Foundation. Her executive career was spent in the resources sector with Shell and Exxon working in Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia. She has sat on an array of government advisory panels and has special expertise in energy markets and policy.
Director (non-executive) of Tellus Holdings
Independent Director and Advisor, Toll Group; Chair of Toll Audit and Risk Committee; Former Chief Operating Officer, KPMG Asia Pacific; Former CEO of KPMG Australia; Board Member of the Australian Business Community Network; Board Member of Jawun Indigenous Corporate Partnerships; Board Member of the Sydney Festival; Member of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation Chairman’s Panel; Council Member of the Australian School of Business; Council Member of Knox Grammar School; Member Male Champions of Change; Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants; Fellow of Certified Practising Accountants; and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Independent Director and Advisor, Toll Group;
Chairman of Investor Representative Committees for the AMP Capital Wholesale Office Fund and the AMP Capital Wholesale Shopping Centre Fund; Chairman of Aspen Group Ltd; Director of Galileo Japan Trust; Director of MH Premium Farms Group; Director of the Melbourne Business School Ltd; Member of the Council of Macquarie University; Director of the Premium Farms Group; Director of the Australian Youth Orchestra; Executive Committee Member St Joseph’s College Indigenous Foundation; Board Member of the St Joseph’s College Indigenous Foundation Limited and President of the Ski Lodges Organisation of Perisher, Smiggins and Guthega Inc.
Former Chairman of Mallesons Stephen Jaques Australia (now King and Wood Mallesons).
Chairman of Investor Representative Committees for the AMP Capital Wholesale Office Trust and the AMP Capital Wholesale Shopping Centre Trust