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Mrs Ariane Barker

Employer Representative, Chair of the Board Governance Committee, Member of the Remuneration and HR Committee, Chair of ARIA Co Pty Ltd

Re-appointed 01 July 2022 to 30 June 2025

  • Director since 13 September 2016
  • Chair of the Board Governance Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration and HR Committee
  • Chair of ARIA Co Pty Ltd

Mrs Barker is currently a Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at IDP Education (since 2015), a member of the Investment Committee at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (since 2011) and a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW) (since 2021).

Mrs Barker was previously a Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at Atlas Arteria (2020-22). CEO of Scale Investors from 2017–21, a Board Director at Taralye, the Oral Language Centre for Deaf Children (2011–14) and a member of the Community Advisory Committee at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (2013–18). Mrs Barker has over 25 years of experience in international banking, finance and investments, including roles as General Manager, Products and Markets at JBWere (2015–17); Director, Equities Division at HSBC (2005-08); Executive Director, Equities Division at Goldman Sachs (Asia) (2000–02); and Associate—Capital Markets at Merrill Lynch International (1994–99).

Mrs Barker has a Bachelor of Arts (Economics/Mathematics) along with graduate-level credentials in Venture Capital & Agricultural Technology, she is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD).

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