After an extensive career in banking in Australia and overseas, Jillian is now Chair of the Board of Swiss Re Life and Health Australia Limited and a Director of Woolworths Limited. She is also Chancellor of the University of Wollongong and a member of the Board of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia. In 2022, she was one of four panel members leading the independent review of Australia’s COVID-19 response.
Jillian was made an Officer in the Order of Australia in 2003, and a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2019.
Ms Broadbent was previously Chair of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation and a former Member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia. She was a Director of ASX Limited, Coca-Cola Amatil Limited, Special Broadcasting Service Corporation (SBS), Qantas Airways Limited, Westfield Property Trusts and Woodside Petroleum Ltd.
Jillian maintains an active interest in the arts, having served on the Boards of the Sydney Theatre Company, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and the Art Gallery of NSW.