Ask about Diane Smith-Gander AO
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Key Points
  • Diane Smith-Gander AO is a professional non-executive director with a diverse portfolio over varying types of entities, industries and geographies. 
  • A non-executive chair of Zip Co Limited, a non-executive director of AGL Energy Limited, HBF Health Limited, DDH1 and Keystart Loans group.
  • Chairs the member body for Safe Work Australia, in 2019 was a member of the panel that reviewed the capability of APRA enacting one of the landmark Hayne Royal Commission recommendations.
  • Chair of the inaugural Nominations Committee for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and was the Chair of a 3 member panel conducting an independent review of Football Federation Australia (FFA) National Teams’ Management.
  • An advocate for gender equity and a past president of CEW, Australia’s pre-eminent women’s advocacy group which counts more than 500 of Australia’s senior female leaders as its members.
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), Governance Institute of Australia (GIA) and an adjunct professor of corporate governance at UWA.
  • An Officer in the Order of Australia in 2019 for services to business, women’s engagement in executive roles, gender equality and the community.
  • Gender equity
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Board governance
  • Banking operations
  • Leadership
  • Career path

Diane combines incisive wit and humour with expertise and experience at the forefront of business. She provides a sharp and thought-provoking edge where others shy away. Diane leaves you wanting to do more and be more immediately. Her second-to-none insight and intellect is a contribution all benefit from.
Workforce Diversity Specialist
Conrad Liveris