Mark Johnson AO
Senior Advisor, Sydney
Mark joined Gresham in 2011 as Senior Advisor and is based in the Sydney office.
Mark has been in the banking and corporate finance industry for 50 years, retiring from his role as Deputy Chairman of Macquarie Bank in 2007 and Chairman of Macquarie Infrastructure Group in 2010. He has recently retired as Chairman of AGL Energy and Guinness Peat Group. He is currently Chairman of Alinta Energy and a Director of Westfield Group.
Mark was Chairman of the Australian Financial Centre Task Force, an Australian Government initiative directed towards ensuring efficiency and competitiveness in the financial services sector. He was one of the three Australian representatives on the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) from 2002 - 2013.
Current affiliations include Chairman of Dragoman, a strategic advisory group, and Chairman of the ASIC External Advisory Panel and the Chairman’s Committee of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He was Chairman of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute from 2005 to 2008, and Chairman of ABAC and the APEC Business Summit in Sydney in 2007.
Mark is also Chairman of the US Study Centre Foundation of Sydney University, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the APEC Study Centre at RMIT University, member of the Board of Governors of the Institute for International Trade at the University of Adelaide and a member of the Advisory Council of SMART Infrastructure Facility at the University of Wollongong.
Mark was awarded the Order of Australia (AO) in 2010 and is a Commander of the Order of the Crown (Tonga) and a Life Governor of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) from the University of Melbourne, and an MBA from Harvard. He is a Fellow of the AICD.
Tel: +61 2 9221 5133
Level 17, 167 Macquarie Street Sydney NSW 2000