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Mr Leon A Davis AO


Mr Leon Davis AO

Governor since 2007

Mr Davis has many years of experience in resource management, both in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore and the United Kingdom, serving more than 40 years with Rio Tinto Plc, at which he held a number of managerial posts around the world, ultimately as Chief Executive from 1997 to 2000.

He also served as CRA Ltd.'s Chief Executive and was Westpac Banking Corporation's Chairman from December 2000 to March 2007. He was previously President of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, and a Trustee of the Westpac Foundation and the Rio Tinto Aboriginal Foundation.