Ms. Alison Watkins

Independent Non-Executive Director

Chair of the Human Resources Committee.

Non-Executive Director since November 2008. Ms Watkins is a member of the Audit Committee and Governance Committee.


Skills, experience and expertise

Ms Watkins is an experienced CEO and established director with a grounding in strategy, finance and accounting. Her industry experience includes retailing, agriculture, food processing and financial services. Ms Watkins held senior executive roles with ANZ from 1999 to 2002.

Current Directorships

Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director: Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (from 2014).

Director: The Centre for Independent Studies (from 2011).

Member: Australian Government Takeovers Panel (from 2010).

Former Directorships include

Former Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director: GrainCorp Limited (2010-2014).

Former Chief Executive Officer: Bennelong Group (2008–2010).

Former Chairman: Allied Mills Australia Pty Limited (2010-2014).

Former Director: Woolworths Limited (2007-2010) and AICD National Board and Victorian Council (2009–2011).

Former Member: The Nature Conservancy Australian Advisory Board (2007-2011).

Age: 51. Residence: Melbourne.