John Wylie

    John Wylie is Principal of investment firm Tanarra Group. He was previously CEO of the Australian business of global financial services firm Lazard; co-founded advisory and investment firm Carnegie Wylie & Company in 2000 which was acquired by Lazard in 2007; and was Chair of investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston in Australia. In these roles, Mr Wylie has advised companies and governments globally for over 25 years. In addition to his role at the ASC, Mr Wylie is President of the Library Board of Victoria, a Trustee of the Rhodes Scholarship Trust at Oxford University, a Director of the Melbourne Stars Big Bash League cricket team, and a member of the Melbourne Grammar School Finance Committee. He was formerly Chairman of the Melbourne Cricket Ground Trust, and in that role chaired the MCG Redevelopment Steering Committee for the 2006 Commonwealth Games. He is a former board member and Honorary Treasurer of the Howard Florey Institute for Neuroscience and a former Director of CSR Limited. Mr Wylie holds a Master of Philosophy degree from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours from the University of Queensland. He was made a member of the Order of Australia in 2007.He was appointed to the ASC Board on 10 September 2012 and is also Chair of the ASC Governance and Executive Performance Committee.

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