David has 40 years’ experience in financial services, with expertise in banking and wealth management, as well as the industry’s regulatory environment. David served as Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia from 1992 to 2005 and as the inaugural Chairman of the Australian Future Fund from 2006 to 2012 when his statutory term ended. He was the inaugural chair of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds. David also chaired the Financial System Inquiry, which reported to the Australian Government in December 2014 and has previously served as a member of the Finance Sector Advisory Council and the APEC Business Advisory Council.
David holds a Bachelor of Business from the NSW Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration, commenced at Macquarie University and completed at the International Management Institute, Geneva. He holds an honorary PhD from Macquarie University.
David was Chair of the AMP Limited Board from 2018-2020.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business, Masters in Business Administration and PhD
Jo is the founder and former Executive Officer of TRED inc (Tasmania Recovery from Eating Disorders). She is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders and sits on its Consumer-Carer Committee. She is a member of the NEDC Expert Advisory Panel.
Jo is an advocate for improvements in mental health services in Tasmania and through participation in National forums. She holds that the voices of the lived experience of consumers and carers are integral to system and clinical advancement of treatment, in mental health broadly, but more specifically in Eating disorders. Her achievements include being awarded Certificate of Appreciation from the Director of The Department of Immigration & Multicultural Affairs in March 1997 for contribution to the settlement of refugees and more particularly as Chair of the Southern Tasmania CRSS Network and member of the Advisory Board of the Phoenix Centre 1996-1997.
Jo held the Ministerial appointment at the Chair of Tascag, (Advisory Committee to the Minister of Health on Mental Health) 2008-2009 and was a Member of COPMI National Family Forum 2008-2010.
Qualifications: Masters of Education, specialising in Gifted Education (University of Tasmania), Grad Dip Psychology (Charles Sturt University), Bachelor of Counselling (AIPC)
Catherine has more than 20 years’ experience in the investment markets having joined JBWere in 1996, and holds the position of Executive Director.
Catherine is the Vice President of Kambala Anglican Girls School Council , Chair of Kambala Foundation, and has been a member of the School Council since 2017
Qualifications: Bachelor of Music (Elder Conservatorium, Adelaide University), Bachelor of Business, major in Industrial Relations (University of South Australia), Masters in Industrial Relations (Sydney University). Accredited Derivatives Adviser Level 2 (Australian Stock Exchange)
Paul Salteri graduated from the University of NSW in 1971 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, trained as an accountant, working in Sydney, the UK and Canada, and joined the Transfield Group in 1978. He is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants, and a Governor of the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering at the University of Sydney. He is a past Director of Austrade, a former member of the National Executive of the Australian Industry Group (AIG); former Chairman of AIG’s Defence Manufacturers Council and a former member of the Defence Industry Advisory Council. He was appointed a Director of Transfield in 1981 and rose to the position of Joint Managing Director until the Transfield Group split in 1997. Following the split, the Salteri family formed Tenix Pty Limited, the assets of which included the company responsible for the ANZAC Ship Project, later named Tenix Defence. Tenix Defence was sold in 2007. Paul was Tenix Group Managing Director from 1997 to 2007, when he resigned from his executive position and became Chairman of the renamed Tenix Group, Olbia Pty Ltd.
In 1999, the Italian Government awarded Paul the title Cavaliere Ufficiale. In 2005, he was named an “Innovation Hero” by the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering in Sydney. He was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2013.
Paul is the Founder and Chairman of his family’s Private Ancillary Fund, the CAGES Foundation, which focuses on indigenous issues.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
Since joining KNP Solutions in 1986, Michael has become an integral part of the KNP group. As a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree ,he has fostered a unique relationship with his clients, often being the first point of call for those seeking advice with business, personal, development and planning issues. His interests are broadened by his charitable involvement as Director of the Maccabi Victoria Foundation, and on the board of the PNET Cancer Foundation.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Chartered Accountant
Julian Maiolo is a lead Partner of Deloitte’s Health advisory team, specialising in supporting the key issues affecting the Australian health sector. Julian has over 30 years of experience as both a health industry financial executive leader and senior advisor to the sector. His experience extends across strategic, operational, and technical domains of health care management. He advises to a range of Australian public and private health service providers and to State and Federal levels of Government.
Qualifications: Certified Practicing Accountant and Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Economics, Masters in Business Administration, recent graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Claire Middleton founded the Butterfly Foundation in 2002 in response to her family’s journey with two daughters with anorexia. Claire also suffered herself from bulimia as a young person. In 2005, Claire was inducted into the Victorian Honour Role of Women and in 2006 she was awarded the Meehan Hartley Award International Academy for Eating Disorders (AED). In 2012, Claire was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM), Australia Day Honours List for her work with the Butterfly Foundation. Claire chaired the National Eating Disorders Collaboration 2009-2010 and she currently sits on the NEDC Steering Committee. Claire has served on several State and Federal Government advisory boards and committees for body image and eating disorders, including Founding Director of the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (2012), Advisory Board Member of the International Academy of Eating Disorders (2013), Founding Director of Australians for Mental Health (2014) and Executive Producer of a Web Series ‘A Peace of Nourishment’ examining worldwide treatment for eating disorders.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology)