HCA Members and their guests are warmly invited to a Senior Leaders Lunch with
Mark Barnaba AM
Vice Chair and Lead Independent Director, Fortescue Metals Group
“The health of the world economy and Australia in particular”
Date: Wednesday 7 November
Time: 12:15pm for 12:30pm - 2.00pm
Venue: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Level 39, Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square, Sydney, NSW 2000
Hosted by: Patrick Regan, past HCA President
Price: $95.00, includes two course lunch and wines
Dress: Business Attire
Mark Barnaba commenced as Co-Vice Chair of Fortescue Metals Group in November 2017 and has served as Lead Independent Director since November 2014 as well as a Non-Executive Director since February 2010.
Mr Barnaba is a member of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Prior to his appointment, he worked for McKinsey and Company and also recently held several senior executive roles at Macquarie Group, where until 30 August 2017, Mr Barnaba served as Chairman and Global Head of Natural Resources for Macquarie Capital.
He is Chairman of The University of Western Australia's Business School Board and is an Adjunct Professor of Finance and Investment Banking at the University of WA, is co-founder (and previously co-executive Chairman) of Azure Capital, is a Senior Advisor at Ernest & Young Oceania and has previously served as the Chairman of Western Power, Chairman of Black Swan State Theatre Company, Edge Employment Solutions, the West Coast Eagles Football Club, Alinta Infrastructure Holdings and member of the Advisory Council for The Hugh Jackman Deborah-lee Furness Foundation for the Performing Arts. In 2011, he was appointed by the Premier to chair the WA Steering Committee of the Commonwealth Business Forum for CHOGM.
After graduating from The University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce (first class honours; University medal), Mr Barnaba entered Harvard Business School receiving an MBA (high distinction; Baker Scholar). Post business school, he spent the majority of his time with McKinsey and Company, overseas, before returning to Australia in the mid-1990s.
Mr Barnaba was the recipient of the WA Citizen of the Year Award in Industry and Commerce in 2009. In 2015, Mr Barnaba was named a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the investment banking and financial sectors, to business education, and to sporting and cultural organisations.
He received an Honorary Doctor of Commerce from The University of Western Australia in 2012 and was granted the Honorary designation FCPA from CPA Australia. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.