Annette Kimmitt AM was the chief executive and managing partner of MinterEllison's office in Melbourne, a role she held from October 2018 to March 2021.
Her executive career has included a range of senior roles with Ernst & Young, and as senior project director of the International Accounting Standards Board which she joined at its inception in 2001 and is one of the founding developers of International Financial Reporting Standards.
Ms Kimmitt has been a non-executive director of the Melbourne Business School since 2010. She was appointed in 2019 as a member of The University of Melbourne's Faculty of Business and Economics Board, and in 2020 joined Monash University's Industry Council of Advisors.
She has also been a member of the Business Council of Australia's Economic Policy and Competitiveness Committee since 2018, and a non-executive director of Law Firms Australia and of the Corporate Mental Health Alliance Australia.
In 2020, Ms Kimmitt was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for significant service to business, and to gender equality and inclusion.