Ms Jane Crombie - Non-executive Director
MBA, GAICD, FGIA, 61
Director since: 30 June 2022
Skills and Experience
Ms Crombie is an Environmental-Social-Governance (ESG) specialist whose corporate background is in financial services. For almost 20 years she has led investment research and portfolio construction for corporate and superannuation clients. She delivers to boards rigorous questioning of investment decisions, and strategic and operational risks, via transferable skills in asset allocation, market cycles, regulatory compliance, and ESG value creation. She ensures investment decisions are leveraged to maximum effect, whether the desired outcome is commercial profit, retirement lifestyle or charitable impact. Ms Crombie’s commitment to continuous learning and contemporary business practice is demonstrated by her recent graduation as valedictorian from an MBA. This experience added skills in advanced strategy, digital innovation and complex leadership, and deep practical exposure to business planning and venture capital investment as a start-up entrepreneur. As a director, she offers specialised knowledge of board oversight of culture, the topic of her final MBA research thesis.
Ms Crombie’s board and committee experience over the last decade includes roles at PwC, Australian Unity, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Queensland University of Technology, AMA Qld, the Anglican Schools Commission, RSL Qld, and Qld’s largest foundation, the Freemasons Board of Benevolence. She has particular experience as chair and member of audit and risk committees and investment committees. Ms Crombie holds a Master of Business Administration and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.