Ms Joan Fitzpatrick

Ms Joan Fitzpatrick

BA (Hons) LLB, ANZIIF (Fellow), CIP, GAICD

Position: Chair

Term: 12 September 2012–31 December 2012 (Member), 1 January 2013–31 December 2015, 1 January 2016–30 June 2017 (Chair)

Joan is an experienced company director and leader of business success. Her executive and director experience covers the corporate, government and not‑for‑profit sectors and she has a strong track record of working collaboratively across different stakeholders. Joan has an extensive record of achieving successful business outcomes in complex change environments. Originally qualified as a barrister, she was attracted to a management career which began at 20th Century Fox’s fast moving consumer goods enterprise in London. She went on to hold senior management roles in heavy manufacturing industries, large start-up projects in Europe, and international insurance operations in Asia. For over 16 years she worked as CEO and Director of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).

Joan currently works within a diverse portfolio of non-executive director roles, consulting and pro bono charity work. Joan is the President of ESS Superannuation Board, and her concurrent non-executive directorships include, CCI, Defence Bank, MIGA, Recoveriescorp, Sacré Coeur, and SAFA. She is also a Member of the World Vision and Greenfleet Business Advisory Councils. She consults across a wide range of organisations in the areas of strategic planning, leadership, governance and risk.