Non-Executive Director, Chair since 2009 / Ariadne Australia
David Baffsky AO was the founder and the senior partner (until 1991) of a Sydney legal firm specialising in commercial and fiscal law.
Mr Baffsky is the honorary chair (executive chair from 1993 to 2008) of Accor Asia Pacific. He is also chair of Investa Property Group and a board member of Sydney Olympic Park Authority, Destination NSW, The George Institute and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra.
In 2001, Mr Baffsky was made an Officer of the Order of Australia. In 2003, he received the Centenary Medal. In 2004, he was recognised as the Asia Pacific Hotelier of the Year. In 2012, he was awarded the Chevalier in the Order of National Legion d'Honneur of France.