Graeme Samuel AC is a Professorial Fellow in Monash University’s Business School and School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine. He is also a councillor of the Australian National University and chairman of its Finance Committee, president of Dementia Australia, Chair of Dementia Australia Research Foundation, chair of the South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network, chair of Lorica Health Pty Ltd a CMCRC company, director of the Digital Health CRC, chair of Airlines for Australia and New Zealand (A4ANZ), chair of the National Health and Medical Research Council National Institute for Dementia Research.
He was a member of the APRA Panel to conduct a Prudential Inquiry into the culture, governance and accountability of Commonwealth Bank of Australia and is currently chair of the panel conducting a Capability Review of APRA.
He recently conducted a review for the Commonwealth Government of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct.
He was chair of the Commonwealth Government’s Panel of Review of Australia’s Independent Medical Research Institutes and advisor to the Commonwealth Department of Health in relation to its review of private health insurance. He was also a member of the review panel of Australia’s Wool Selling Systems.
Prof Samuel has held a number of roles in public life including former chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Associate Member of the Australian Communications and Media Authority and President of the National Competition Council.
He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1998. In 2010 he was elevated to a Companion of the Order of Australia “for eminent service to public administration through contributions in the area of economic reform and competition law, and to the community through leadership roles with sporting and cultural organisations”.