simon-mckeon

Non-Executive Director

BCom, LLB, FAICD

Mr McKeon has been a Director since February 2020. He is the Chair of Board’s Risk & Compliance Committee and a member of the Nomination & Governance Committee.

Mr McKeon has more than 40 years of experience in financial services, law, government and the not-for-profit sector. He held a range of senior executive roles with Macquarie Group, including as Executive Chair of its business in the State of Victoria. He previously served as Chair of AMP, MYOB and CSIRO and was Founding President of the Federal Government’s Australian Takeovers Panel. Mr McKeon also served as Founding Chair of MS Research Australia and as Chair of the Federal Government’s Panel that completed a strategic review of health and medical research in 2013.

Mr McKeon is an active philanthropist and has been a significant contributor over many years to charitable, educational, public health and other community-based organisations and causes. Mr McKeon was Australian of the Year in 2011.

Directorships of listed entities:

Rio Tinto Group (since January 2019)

Mr McKeon’s other directorships and interests include Summer Housing (Chair), South East Melbourne (Chair), Monash University (Chancellor), The Big Issue (Member of the Advisory Board) and GFG Alliance Australia (Member of the Advisory Board).

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