Judith Downes was appointed to the Board in April 2017, chairs the Audit and Risk Management Committee and serves on the Nomination Committee.
Judith brings over 20 years of accounting and senior management expertise to the Board with a strong focus on financial management and audit and risk management, with large ASX listed companies. During her executive career she held the roles of CFO at Alumina Limited (ASX: AWC) and as CFO/COO of Institutional Division, ANZ Banking Group Limited (ASX: ANZ).
Judith currently serves as Board Chairman of Bank Australia Limited, and as a member of The Financlian Reporting Council of Australia. She is a Fellow of the CPA, Chartered Accountans Australia and New Zealand, and Australian Institute of Company Directors. Judith is an Honorary Fello of the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Business and Economics and is also a past member of the University of Melbourne’s finance committee.
Judith has significant Experience in corporate governance, debt and equity raising, financial reporting and Australian listing rules.