On 1 January 2017, upon the retirement of Juliet Brown, he was appointed by the Board as Independent Chairman. Ken is also a member of Statewide Super’s Investment and Remuneration & Nomination Committees.
Kenneth holds a Masters of Applied Finance, a Bachelor of Economics with Honours and was the recipient of a Mitsui Education Foundation Scholarship (Japan) and an Australian Commonwealth Treasury Scholarship.
With over 25 years’ experience in corporate finance, specialising in treasury and financial risk management, he also has extensive Board experience. His Directorship experience has spanned both large and small listed and private companies, not-for-profit organisations and superannuation funds including employer appointed Director of the Qantas Superannuation Fund, employer appointed Director of the Normandy Mining Superannuation Fund and independant Director of Local Super. He has also Chaired the Audit & Risk Committee of the APRA regulated Mortgage Insurance Company.
During his career, Ken has held senior finance executive roles with Normandy Mining Limited, Qantas Airways Limited and Renison Goldfields Limited.
Kenneth is currently Deputy Chairman of AWE Limited (ASX Listed Oil & Gas) and Chairman of Havilah Resources Limited (ASX Listed mining company) and serves the South Australian community as a director of the Lifetime Support Authority and not-for-profit positions as a Director of the Wilderness School Council and St Andrew’s Hospital Board of Governors.