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Mr Charles B. Goode AC

BCom(Hons) Melb MBA Columbia Hon LLD Melb Hon LLD Monash

Mr Charles Goode AC

Governor since 1987, Chairman since 1994

Mr Charles Goode is the Chairman of the Australian United Investment Company Ltd, Diversified United Investment Ltd, and Flagstaff Partners. In February 2010, he retired as Chairman of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group; in July 2007, as Chairman of Woodside Petroleum Ltd after serving as a director for 19 years and as Chairman for 8 years.

Mr Goode was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in June 2001. In May 2003, he was a recipient of The Centenary Medal. He received the Melbourne Business School Award for 2006 and at the MBS Annual Alumni Dinner, there is a Charles Goode Oration. He has been honoured as a Life Member of the National Gallery of Victoria, a Member of Foodbank Australia's Hall of Fame, and a Life Member of Philanthropy Australia. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and received the A.I.C.D (Victorian Division) Distinguished Fellow Award for 2010 and in 2012 was given the Alumni of Distinction Lifetime Achievement Award by the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne.

Charles Goode is also Chairman of the Board of Governors of The Ian Potter Foundation.