Charles Kiefel AM
Co-Chair, Australian Advisory Board on Technology and Health Competitiveness Australia
In summary, Charles’ background includes:
Immediate past Chairman of the Military Superannuation and Benefits Board of Trustees No 1 for 10 years to August 2007.
Worked in London with Lazard Brothers & Co. Limited and in New York with Lazard Freres before returning to Australia as Director, Corporate Finance with Ord Minnett and then Managing Director of Corporate Finance at ANZ Investment Bank.
In June 2019, appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to Australia-United States relations, and to philanthropy.
In September 2018 appointed as the Australian representative, in an honorary capacity, on the main Board of Directors of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils.
In 2013 – appointed as an honorary Distinguished Fellow of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils.
In March 2018 appointed Co-Chairperson of The Australian Government Advisory Board on Technology and Healthcare Competitiveness (honorary role).
Non-Executive Director of non-profit or charitable organisation: the Menzies Foundation for 28 years.
Previously held advisory board positions with Pacific Equity Partners and CHAMP LBO Private Equity Fund.
Awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in 2009 for “Service to the Superannuation and Funds Management industries and as a supporter of charitable and educational institutions”.