Simon McKeon is the Chancellor of Monash University and was also the 2011 Australian of the Year.
He has been with the Macquarie Group in a variety of senior roles for more than 30 years, including as Executive Chairman (Melbourne office). He is presently retained as a consultant.
He is a Non Executive Director of the Rio Tinto Group and of Spotless Group, previously served as Chairman of AMP and CSIRO and was Founding President of the Federal Government’s Australian Takeovers Panel.
Simon is Chairman of Summer Housing which provides housing options for young people with a disability and is the inaugural President of the banking industry’s Review Panel for the Banking and Finance Oath.
Simon is also Chairman of South East Melbourne, an alliance of seven Councils and Shires representing more than 1 million residents and 25% of Victoria’s GDP.