Mark Birrell AM

Independent Non-executive Director



Term of office

Appointed to the Board on 1 May 2018

Skills and experience 

Mark is a Director with deep industry experience in the fields of infrastructure and transport, including roles as founding Chair of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, the nation’s peak industry sector body and Chair of Infrastructure Australia, the statutory authority advising the Federal Government.

Mark is currently President of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (since 2023 and previously Deputy President from 2021-2023)  and a member of the Management Board of the International Organisation of Employers (since 2022).

Previous directorships include Chair of Post Super Pty Ltd (2013-2022), Regis Healthcare Limited (2014-2018), Port of Melbourne Corporation, Evans & Peck Limited, and Deputy Chair of Australia Post.

He has a background in the law and public policy, having worked as National Leader of the Infrastructure Group at Minter Ellison (2002-2012) and served as a Cabinet Minister in Victoria and Leader of the Government in the Upper House (1992-1999).

Board Committee membership

Member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nomination Committee