Ms Anne Ward

BA, LLB (Melbourne)
Appointed by the RMIT Council
Term concludes 30.06.22

Ms Ward is a highly experienced company director with a focus on growth strategies in rapidly changing, highly regulated and customer focussed businesses and broad industry experience spanning financial services, banking, insurance, technology, healthcare, agriculture, government, education and tourism.

She is currently Chairman of ASX listed RedBubble Ltd and also a Director of the Foundation for Imaging Research, and a Governor of the Howard Florey Neuroscience Institutes.

Ms Ward was formerly Chairman of Colonial First State Investments Ltd, Chairman of Qantas Superannuation Ltd and Chairman of Zoos Victoria. Other previous directorships include MYOB Group Ltd, Flexigroup Ltd, the Transport Accident Commission, Epworth Hospital and the Brain Research Institute.

Prior to becoming a professional director, Ms Ward was a commercial lawyer for 28 years and was General Counsel for Australia at the National Australia Bank and a partner at Minter Ellison in Melbourne.

She holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Life member of ASFA.

Ms Anne Ward, RMIT Council member
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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.