Mr Garry Hounsell

Chair of the Board, Member of the Board Governance Committee, Member of the Remuneration and HR Committee.

Re-appointed 25 July 2021 to 30 June 2024

  • Chair of the Board since 25 July 2021
  • Director since 1 July 2016
  • Member of the Board Governance Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration and HR Committee
  • Director of ARIA Co Pty Ltd

Mr Hounsell is the Chairman of Helloworld Travel Limited (since 2016) and non-executive director and Chair of Wine Operations and Sustainability at Treasury Wine Estates Limited (since 2022). Mr Hounsell is also a Director of Findex (since January 2020), a member of Commencer Capital’s (formally Investec Emerging Companies) Investment Committee (since 2019) and Director and Chairman of Wellness & Beauty Solutions Limited (since December 2021).

Mr Hounsell was previously the Chairman of Myer Holdings Limited (2017-2020; Executive Chairman Feb-Jun 2018), Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of Spotless Group Holdings Limited (2014-2017), the Chairman of Emitch Limited (2006-2008) and PanAust Limited (2008-2015). He was also previously an Advisory Board Member of PanAust Limited (2015-2017), Rothschild Australia Limited (2012-2017), and Investec Global Aircraft Fund (2007-2019). He was a director at Orica Limited (2004-2013), Nufarm Limited (2004-2012), Qantas Airways Limited (2005-2015), Mitchell Communication Group Limited (2008-2010), Integral Diagnostics Limited (2015-2017), Dulux Group Limited (2010-2017) and Investec Aircraft Syndicate Limited (2012-2018).

Mr Hounsell was a Senior Partner at Ernst & Young (2002-2004), CEO and Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen (2001-2002) and a Partner at Arthur Andersen (1989-2002).

Mr Hounsell has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from the Swinburne Institute of Technology (1975) and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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