Wayne Porritt was appointed as an Independent Director on 9 October 2020 and Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors on 9 December 2022. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of both the Audit and Risk and Nominating Committees.
Mr Porritt is an accomplished global risk professional with significant experience engaging with regulatory authorities across Asia, the United Kingdom and the United States. He has held non-executive board roles in a number of banking, finance and commodity related businesses, and has worked extensively across Asia, the Middle East and Africa, particularly in Greater China, South Korea, Thailand and Japan. Mr Porritt has held senior positions at Bank of America and Standard Chartered Bank after starting his career at the State Bank of New South Wales and then Ernst & Young and Société Générale Australia. Over his career, he has specialised in risk, corporate credit, global financial restructuring, and insolvency engagements for corporate and financial institutions.
Mr Porritt currently acts as a Non-Executive board member/council member for a number of entities, including Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited, Oxfam Hong Kong, Asia Society Australia and The Aurora Group – A Ruby Foundation Limited. He is also a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an ordinary member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.