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Professor Frederick G Hilmer AO


Relevant qualifications and honours

  • LLB University of Sydney
  • LLM University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA Wharton School of Finance
  • Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) 1998 for service to management education, competition policy and workplace reform
  • Awarded special John Storey medal by the Australian Institute of Management for distinguished contribution to the advancement of management thinking in Australia
  • 2010 - Fellow Honorary Member of CPA Australia


Relevant work and committee history

  • 2006-2015 - President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of New South Wales (retired Jan 2015)
  • 1991-2013 - Director of Westfield Holdings Limited
  • 1998-2005 - Chief Executive Officer, John Fairfax Holdings Limited
  • Dean and Director of the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) in the University of New South Wales
  • Director of Port Jackson Partners Limited
  • Director of McKinsey & Company, responsible for managing the Australian practice
  • Joseph Wharton Fellow, Wharton School of Finance
  • Member of the Faculty of Law at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Solicitor
  • 1981-1982 - Committee of Inquiry into Management Education
  • 1992-1993 - Chair of the National Competition Policy Review Committee
  • Chairman of Pacific Power
  • Deputy Chairman of Foster's Brewing Group Limited


Reviews conducted by Professor Hilmer


Competition law publications