Martin Kriewaldt is a professional company director with over 25 years of experience. He is a Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), chair of an AICD Nexus group, and mentor in the AICD mentoring programme for women. He was president of the Institute of Company Directors (Queensland Division) and has been awarded the AICD Gold Medal. Mr Kriewaldt has been the chair and director of several listed & unlisted companies and not-for-profit boards including the Senate of the University of Queensland. He was a partner of Allen Allen & Hemsley (now Allens Linklaters) for 25 years, specialising in banking and insurance, mining, oil and gas and construction.