Chairman of the Board

Mr Peter T. Kempen


Peter was appointed to the Board as a Director and Chairman in early 2010. He is a member of the Finance and Audit Committee of the Board.

Peter was a senior partner of Ernst and Young up to 2003 and Managing Partner of the Australian firm’s Corporate Finance practice. Since leaving professional practice Peter has been a professional non executive company director serving on the Board of three publicly listed companies (all as Chairman) as well as a number of private companies and not for profit organisations.

Peter is Chairman of Pro Medicus Ltd (a medical IT company), a Director of Yara Pilbara Holdings and its subsidiaries and associated companies. He serves as a Council member of St Hilda’s College, University of Melbourne, a Director and Trustee of the Barr Family Foundation (a philanthropic trust) and Chairman of the Investment Committee of Ivanhoe Grammar School.

Peter is a former Chairman of Patties Foods Ltd and former Chairman of Danks Holdings Ltd. Peter is a former Chairman of Ivanhoe Grammar School and of Independent Schools Victoria and a former Board member of Independent Schools Australia. Peter has also served as Chairman of the State Council of Victoria and as a National Councillor of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.