Melanie Willis


Appointed: 26 May 2016

Most recently elected by shareholders: 20 October 2016

Board Committees: Audit & Risk Committee (Chair), People & Culture Committee

Melanie has extensive experience in corporate finance, strategy and innovation and investments both in Executive and Non-Executive roles in a number of sectors, including accounting and finance, infrastructure, property investment management, and retail services (including tourism and start-up ventures). 

She has held non executive director roles on the Boards of tourism and leisure operator Mantra Group, specialist lender Pepper Group and Ardent Leisure.

She was CEO of NRMA Investments (and head of strategy and innovation) and CEO of a financial services start up and director of Deutsche Bank, having previously been in corporate finance at Bankers Trust and Westpac. 

Melanie is currently also a non-executive director of fund manager Challenger Limited.