ADVANCE BOARD (2018-2023)
Louise Thurgood’s 25 years in complex, fast-growing global companies in the banking, finance, and infrastructure sectors have resulted in strong credentials in risk and finance. Through her executive career Louise worked for Macquarie Bank, Deutsche Bank and Babcock & Brown heading the agricultural commodities business, corporate finance infrastructure and as Group Treasurer respectively. She has lead or been a crucial member of diverse, critical teams in often-distressed, high-pressure corporate circumstances. Her extensive risk management experience extends across a wide range of industries: including infrastructure, agriculture, construction, renewable energy, mining and consumables.
Louise is currently Non Executive Director of Sydney Metro and Advance.org, along with being a director of Orion Mechanical Services, a member of the Heritage Council of NSW, and of the National Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment for Global Access Partners.