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Marie McDonald

Marie McDonald joined the Board in 2017.

Marie has a bachelor of Laws (honours) and a bachelor of Science (honours) and was a senior partner at Ashurst until 2014, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and commercial law. She was widely recognised as one of Australia’s leading corporate and commercial lawyers.

Marie is a director of CSL Limited, Nanosonics Limited and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, and a senior adviser at Flagstaff Partners Pty Ltd. 

She was chair of the Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia from 2012 to 2013, having previously been the Deputy Chair, and was a member of the Australian Takeovers Panel from 2001 to 2010.

Marie is a member of the audit & risk committee and the health safety and environment committee.