John Brogden joined the Australian Institute of Company Directors as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in January 2015. The Australian Institute of Company Directors is the nation’s leading member organisation for directors, dedicated to making a positive impact on society and the economy by promoting professional directorship and excellence in corporate governance.
John was CEO of the Financial Services Council (FSC), which represents Australia's retail and wholesale funds management businesses, superannuation funds, life insurers, financial advisory networks, trustee companies and public trustees from 2009-2015.
In 2006, John was appointed CEO of health insurer Manchester Unity, which he successfully merged with HCF in 2008. From 2006 to 2009, John was the Chairman of Abacus Australian Mutuals, the body representing Australia’s credit unions and building societies.
From 1996 to 2005, John was the Member for Pittwater in the NSW Parliament. From 2002 to 2005 he was Leader of the Opposition.
John is the Chairman of Lifeline and Chairman of UrbanGrowth NSW, a Director of NIA Pty Ltd and Chairman of Furlough House Retirement Village. John is also the Patron of Sailability Pittwater, Bilgola Surf Lifesaving Club and Avalon Beach Surf Lifesaving Club.
In January 2014, John was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the community through representational roles with social welfare organisations, particularly Lifeline, to the business and financial sectors and to the Parliament of New South Wales.
He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) and holds a Masters of Public Affairs (MPA) from the University of Sydney.
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