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Heather Ridout

Heather Ridout AO is a company director with a long history as a leading figure in the public policy debate in Australia. She was formerly chief executive of the Australian Industry Group, a major national employer organisation representing a cross-section of industry including manufacturing, construction, defence, ICT and labour hire, until April 2012. Mrs Ridout was appointed chair of the AustralianSuper Trustee Board in May 2013, having joined the board in 2007. She has also been a director of Sims Metal Management since September 2011 and a director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra since December 2012. Mrs Ridout is a member of the ASIC External Advisory Panel. She was a board member of the Reserve Bank of Australia from February 2012 to February 2017, Infrastructure Australia, the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency, a member of the Henry Tax Review panel, the Climate Change Authority and the Prime Minister’s Taskforce on Manufacturing.
Bio last updated 06 Sep 2017

Positions - Current

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Non-Executive Director
ASX
ASX
2012
Non-Executive Director (Non-Executive Chair since 2013)
AustralianSuper
AustralianSuper
2007

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Non-Executive Director
Reserve Bank of Australia
Reserve Bank of Australia
2012 - 2017
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Industry Group
Australian Industry Group
- 2012

Roles

2012
Non-Executive Director
ASX
2007
Non-Executive Director (Non-Executive Chair since 2013)
Year started and most recent title

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