Joined the Board in October 1997 – Chairman of the Related Party Committee and Nominations Committee and member of Audit & Risk Committee, People Committee and Sustainability Committee.
Background: Mr Gonski was a solicitor for 10 years with the law firm of Freehills and thereafter a corporate adviser in the firm of Wentworth Associates co-founded by him, which subsequently became part of the Investec Banking Group.
Degrees: B Com; LLB (UNSW); FAICD (Life); FCPA; Hon LLD (UOW)*
Other Listed Company Boards: Chairman, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (appointed 27 Feb 2014);
Other Listed Company Directorships held in the last three years: Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) (retired March 2015).
Government & Community Involvement: President of the Art Gallery of NSW's Board of Trustees; Chancellor of the University of New South Wales; Chairman, UNSW Foundation Limited; Director, the Lowy Institute for International Policy; Member, ASIC External Advisory Panel; Member, NSW Government Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee; and Patron of the Australian Indigenous Education Fund.
*UOW = University of Wollongong