Joint Media Release

Appointment of NBN Co Limited non-executive Director

MC 37/18

Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann
Minister for Finance
Leader of the Government in the Senate
Senator for Western Australia

Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield
Minister for Communications
Minister for the Arts
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate
Senator for Victoria 

22 June 2018

The Turnbull Government has appointed Ms Zoe McKenzie as a non‑executive director of the Board of NBN Co Limited for a three-year term.

Ms McKenzie brings to the nbn Board a diverse set of skills with more than 20 years’ experience in legal practice, public policy and foreign investment and trade.

Ms McKenzie is currently the CEO of Trade and Investment Advisory and has extensive experience in a range of senior state and federal government roles.

She is the former President of the Australian Services Roundtable and currently serves on the Boards of the Australia Council for the Arts and the French Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Ms McKenzie will bring an additional perspective to the nbn Board as the company transitions from its project rollout phase to a sustainable operating GBE, in preparation for a future privatisation.

The Shareholder Ministers congratulate Ms McKenzie on her appointment and look forward to her contribution as the rollout nears completion.

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Media Contact(s): 

For Minister Cormann: Karen Wu - 0428 350 139
For Minister Fifield: Geraldine Mitchell - 0407 280 476

Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann, Minister for Finance and the Public Service, Perth