Our Board and Advisory Council

Board of Directors


Doug Ferguson

Doug Ferguson, Chairman

Partner in Charge, Asia and International Markets, KPMG


Alexandra Holcomb

Alexandra Holcomb, Deputy Chair

Chief Risk Officer, Westpac Group


Andrew Michlemore AO

Andrew Michlemore AO,  Deputy Chair 

Non-Executive Director


Evie Bruce

Evie Bruce

Australian Managing Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions and Banking & Finance practice, King & Wood Mallesons


Swati Dave

Swati Dave

Managing Director and CEO, Export Finance and Insurance Corporation 


Grant Dooley

Grant Dooley

Chief Executive Officer, ARA Infrastructure


Christopher Campbell

Christopher Campbell

Group Managing Director, Academies Australasia


David Epstein

David Epstein

Non-Executive Director and Corporate Advisor


Stuart Fuller

Stuart Fuller

Head of KPMG Law, Australia and Asia-Pacific Regional Leader for Legal Services, KPMG


Jennie Lang AM

Jennie Lang AM

Fellow, The University of New South Wales


Wayne Spanner

Wayne Spanner

Managing Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright


Ian Thatcher

Ian Thatcher

Managing Partner, Financial Advisory Services for Asia Pacific and Deputy Managing Partner, Deloitte Asia Pacific


​​​​​​Alice Wong

Alice Wong

Council Member, National Library of Australia


Su-Ming Wong

Su-Ming Wong

Chief Executive Officer, CHAMP Ventures


Advisory Council

Frances Adamson

Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Bruce Bowers

Non-Executive Director

Dr Michael Brand

Director, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Nicole Brigg

Pro Vice-Chancellor, International, Macquarie University

Terry Campbell AO 

Senior Chairman, Goldman Sachs Australia

Cathryn Carver

Executive General Manager, Client Coverage, National Australia Bank 

Jennifer Cermak

Partner, McKinsey and Company

Benjamin Chow AO 

Deputy Chairman, NSW Multicultural Business Advisory Panel

Peter Coleman

CEO and Managing Director, Woodside Energy Limited

Mark Crean

Partner, Jones Day

Nicholas Curtis AM

Executive Chairman, Rutila Resources Limited

Chum Darvall AM 

Chairman, TransGrid

Gerard Dalbosco

Managing Partner (Melbourne), Ernst & Young

John W.H. Denton AO

Secretary-General, International Chamber of Commerce

Al Donald

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Maureen Dougherty

President, Boeing Australia & Pacific

Sir Rod Eddington AO

Chairman, Australia & New Zealand, JP Morgan

Dr Stephanie Fahey

Chief Executive Officer, Austrade

Karen Fifer

Managing Partner, Consumer Markets Asia, Heidrick & Struggles

Bruce Gosper

Australian High Commissioner to Singapore

Peter Grey

Senior Advisor, International Business Engagement & Co-Chair, Japan Business Group, Corrs Chamber Westgarth 

Nihal Gupta

Chairman, NSW Multicultural Business Advisory Panel

Paul Kelly 

Editor-at-large, The Australian 

Stephen Loosley AM

Chairman, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Andrew Low

Head of International Investment Banking, CITIC CLSA Securities

Professor Andrew MacIntyre

Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President, Global Development Portfolio. RMIT University

Hugh Morgan AC 

Chairman Emeritus, Asia Society Australia

Andrew J Parker

Partner, Deals and Asia Practice Leader, PwC

Trevor Rowe AO 

Chairman, Rothschild Australia

Darren Rudd

Head of Corporate Affairs, Tata Consultancy Services (ANZ)

The Hon Warwick Smith AM, Chairman Emeritus

Chairman, Kansu Capital

Stephen Spargo AM

Consultant, Stanbury Consultants

Peter Varghese AO

Chancellor, University of Queensland

Richard Woolcott AC

Founding Director, Asia Society Australia, Former Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Former Ambassador to Indonesia, Philippines, the United Nations and Ghana

Dr Alex Yasumoto

Chairman, Pacific Investments