AustCham Beijing, in conjunction with Advance Global Australians, is hosting a Boardroom Breakfast with Yasmin Allen, Chairman of Advance and one of Australia’s most experienced female directors on leading Australian company boards.
Yasmin Allen is a non-executive director with more than 15 years experience on the boards of major listed companies, government and not for profit organisations. She is currently a non-executive director at ASX Limited and a director of Cochlear Limited and Santos Limited. Her previous directorships include IAG Limited, EFIC (Australia’s Export Bank) and she is the former chairman of Macquarie Group’s Global Infrastructure Funds. Additionally, she is a director on numerous not-for-profit boards. Prior to her directorships, Yasmin had an extensive career in investment banking and occupied senior management roles in strategic analysis and corporate advice.
Yasmin has a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University and in 2015 was awarded the Melbourne University Alumni of Distinction. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member (and former council member) of Chief Executive Women.
Join Yasmin for a discussion on contemporary issues facing Australian company boards, the role of directors today, and managing risk in volatile markets.