Mark Jones AM - Chairman

BA (Hons) (Sheffield), MBA (MBS, University of Melbourne), FCA, FCPA, FCA (UK), FAICD

Mark is an Area Quality and Risk Leader for KPMG, with risk oversight responsibility for seven member firms in the Asia Pacific region. Previously he was the Ethics and Independence Partner and Chief Operating Officer of the Risk Management Group at KPMG Australia for seven years to 30 June 2020.

He has provided external audit, internal audit, risk management, compliance and various advisory services to many organisations in Australia, Asia, the UK and the US.

Mark has broad industry knowledge on corporate governance issues and has conducted board performance and governance reviews for many companies and other organisations in both Australia and overseas.

He has a Bachelor of Arts, with Honours, in Economics from the University of Sheffield, majoring in Mathematical Economics, and has a Senior Executive Master of Business Administration from the Melbourne Business School of the University of Melbourne. He is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has previously been a Registered Company Auditor.

Mark is the Deputy Chairman and Honorary Treasurer of The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.

Mark was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2015 for significant service to medical research through leadership and executive roles in not-for-profit organisations.