Grattan Institute is an independent body governed by a Board of Directors that provides strategic direction. Directors are appointed by a council of members, whose advice is sought but who do not otherwise influence the direction or publications of the Institute. Grattan Institute Directors come from leaders in business, academia, government and the law.
The members of the Board are:
Queen’s Counsel; barrister since 1975
Non-executive director of National Australia Bank and Qantas
Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne
Senior Fellow, Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research at Monash Medical Centre
Former Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs and for Environment and Heritage
Chief Executive Officer, BHP Billiton
Former Secretary, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Chairman, Taverners Group and the Scanlon Foundation
Editor, Griffith REVIEW, and member of ABC Board.
Secretary of Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria
Chair of Prima Biomed Limited and Deputy Chair of the Council of Australian Governments’ City Expert Advisory Panel.
The Board has established four subcommittees to oversee the governance and operations of the Institute. These committees are: Public Policy Committee, Investment and Governance Committee, Conflicts of Interest and External Activities Committee, Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.