Independent non-executive director
Appointment: January 2019.
Committee membership: Audit Committee; Remuneration Committee; Nomination Committee.
Skills and experience: Simon brings insights into a wide range of sectors including financial services, the law, government, and charities. Simon practiced as a solicitor before joining Macquarie Group where he spent 30 years culminating as Executive Chairman of its business in the State of Victoria, Australia. He served as chairman of AMP Limited and of the Australian government’s research and development body, CSIRO. He also served as the first president of the Australian Takeovers Panel.
External appointments (current and recent): Chancellor of Monash University. Non-executive director of Spotless Group. Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.