Board Member, Chair since 2021 / Infrastructure Australia
Mark Balnaves has more than 20 years of director, strategic advisory and infrastructure experience. He is also experienced in a wide range of projects, having advised on major property and infrastructure projects around Australia for the government, universities and private investors. Mr Balnaves acts as independent advisory board chair for several private businesses, and has extensive merger and acquisition experience across a wide range of industries.
Mr Balnaves has significant director experience, including as the independent chair of Celsus which designed, financed, constructed and now manages and maintains the Royal Adelaide Hospital PPP; and 12 years as chair of the National Wine Centre of Australia.
He holds degrees in Economics and Law, and a Masters in Finance from London Business School.