BEc (Hons), MEc, Hon DSc (Syd), Hon DSc (UNSW), Hon DCom (Melb), Hon DLitt (Macq), Hon LLD (Monash)
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of the Risk Committee
Non-Executive Director since February 2007. Mr Macfarlane is a member of the Governance Committee and the Audit Committee.
Skills, experience and expertise
During his 28 year career at the Reserve Bank of Australia including a 10 year term as Governor, Mr Macfarlane made a significant contribution to economic policy in Australia and internationally. He has a deep understanding of financial markets as well as a long involvement with Asia.
Director: Woolworths Limited (from 2007), and the Lowy Institute for International Policy (from 2004).
Member: Council of International Advisors to the China Banking Regulatory Commission (from 2009), International Advisory Board of Goldman Sachs JB Were (from 2007) and International Advisory Board of CHAMP Private Equity (from 2007).
Former Directorships include
Former Chairman: Payments System Board (1998-2006), Australian Council of Financial Regulators (1998-2006) and Financial Markets Foundation for Children (1996-2006).
Former Governor: Reserve Bank of Australia (Member 1992-2006, Chairman 1996-2006).
Former Director: Leighton Holdings Limited (2007-2013).
Age: 65 Residence: Sydney.