SENATOR THE HON KATY GALLAGHER
Minister for Finance
Minister for the Public Service
Minister for Women
Senator for the ACT
THE HON ED HUSIC MP
Minister for Industry and Science
Member for Chifley
Date: Friday, 20 October 2023
Mr Glenn Thompson has been appointed to the National Reconstruction Fund Corporation Board for four years.
Mr Thompson brings over 20 years’ experience in manufacturing and industrial relations.
He has been the Assistant National Secretary of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union since 2003 and has significant board experience as a member of the boards of AustralianSuper, UCover, and the Australian Construction Industry Trust Ltd.
Mr Thompson has also previously been on the boards of Cbus, Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Corporation, and the Construction Industry and Property Services Industry Skills Council.
The Albanese Government’s $15 billion National Reconstruction Fund is the biggest investment in growing Australia’s manufacturing capacity in living memory.
Quotes attributable to the Hon Ed Husic, Minister for Industry and Science:
“A Board with the right mix of skills, and the ability to balance policy and financial objectives, is critical to the success of the National Reconstruction Fund Corporation.
“Mr Thompson’s passion for job creation complements the existing expertise of the NRF Board, particularly in the areas of Australian manufacturing and industrial capability.
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