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Alison Watkins

Chair of the Audit and Risk Management & Member Human Resources and Remuneration Committee

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Independent Non-executive Director

Ms Alison Watkins has been a Director of CSL Limited since August 2021.

Skills and experience:

Ms Watkins brings deep experience to our Board through the executive and non-executive roles she has held across industries including manufacturing, agriculture, consumer goods, retail and financial services.  

Ms Watkins was most recently the Group Managing Director of ASX listed Coca-Cola Amatil Limited, where she was responsible for operations in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and across the South Pacific region. 

Ms Watkins holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Tasmania, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  

Other directorships and offices (current and recent):
  • Director of Centre for Independent Studies (since Dec 2011)
  • Director of Reserve Bank of Australia (since December 2020)
  • Chancellor, University of Tasmania (since July 2021)
  • Director Wesfarmers Limited (since September 2021)
  • Director Geoff Ogilvy Foundation (since September 2022)
  • Director PGA of Australia (since December 2022)
  • Former Group Managing Director of Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (from March 2014 to May 2021)
  • Former Director of Business Council of Australia (from August 2015 to 31 October 2021)

Board Committee membership:

  • Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee 
  • Member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee 
  • Member of the Disclosure Committee