Appointed 16 September 2020
Term ends, 15 September 2023
Rosemary is a globally recognised director and strategist at the forefront of innovation and investment for impact.
Her portfolio includes Ambassador of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment, Senior Adviser to the UN Development Programme’s SDG Impact, Founder and Director of Impact Investing Australia, and Chairs of the Climate Ready Initiative Advisory Board at Griffith University.
She has provided expert advice to impact related initiatives of the OECD, World Economic Forum, and collaborated with Skoll Centre at Oxford University and Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard Kennedy School. As well as published numerous case studies informing the next generation of leaders.
Her career spans more than 30 years including as a partner of Allens-Linklaters and with Kirkland & Ellis NY, first Social Innovation Strategist for the Australian Government, member of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce established under the UK Presidency of the G8, and founding Chair of the Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing and Impact Investing Australia (Market Builder of the Year 2018).
Rosemary was made a Member of the Order of Australia (2020) for significant services to social innovation, impact investment and the law, ranked among Australia’s AFR 100 Women of Influence for achievements in innovation (2015) and top thought leaders in finance as finalist for Women in Finance Thought leader of the Year (2017).