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Graeme Samuel AC

Director, Monash Business Policy Forum
Chairperson, Taxi Services Commission, Victoria


Relevant qualifications

  • Image representing graduationLLB (University of Melbourne)
  • LLM (Monash University)
  • Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) (8 June 1998) For service to the community in a broad range of roles within arts, business, education, health, sport and community organisations
  • Centenary Medal (1 January 2001) For service as President of the National Competition Council
  • Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) (14 June 2010) For eminent service to public administration through contributions in the area of economic reform and competition law, and to the community through leadership roles with sporting and cultural organisations
  • Australian Sports Medal (16 January 2001) Services to Aust Football


Relevant work history

  • 2013- : Vice President, Alzheimer's Australia (National Board)
  • 2013 - : Chair, Alzheimer's Australia Vic
  • 2013 - : Commissioner, Australian Rugby League Commission
  • 2012 - : Professor - Vice Chancellor's Professorial Fellow and co-director of Monash Business Policy Forum
  • 2011-2013 Managing Director and Head of Melbourne Office, Greenhill Caliburn
  • 1 July 2003 - 31 July 2011: Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
  • 1997-2003: President, National Competition Council
  • 1988-1992: Co-Founder, Grant Samuel & Associates
  • 1980-1986: Executive Director of Hill Samuel Australia Limited (and subsequently Macquarie Bank Ltd)
  • 1972-1980: Partner, Phillips Fox & Masel (now DLA Phillips Fox)
  • 1984-2003: Commissioner, Australian Football League (elected life member of the AFL in 1995)


Other relevant items of note

  • 2000 - Appointed honorary fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors


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