Simon Truskett has more than 30 years' board level experience, including both advising boards and as a non-executive director. His executive career, before he retired as a partner of leading Australian law firm Clayton Utz, encompassed corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and a range of corporate and securities law issues in medical, health and other industries. He was the founding partner responsible for community involvement at Clayton Utz (called Community Connect) and was a director of the Clayton Utz Foundation. He is a former director and Chair of Lex Mundi Limited, the world's leading association of independent law firms. He is currently a non-executive director of Horizon Defence Systems and of Insitec MIS Systems.
Simon has served on the Institute’s Board since 2006 and was appointed Chairman in December 2018. He is a member of the Remuneration Subcommittee and Chair of the Nominations Subcommittee.