Carol Austin

Board Member - Employer Representative 
Appointed August 2018

Carol Austin

Ms Austin has over thirty years’ experience in the finance industry and is currently the Chair of the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation, a Non-Executive Director of Infoxchange and the Grattan Institute, Chairman of the ACT Investment Advisory Board and a member of the Investment, Audit and Risk Committee of the General Sir John Monash Foundation. She recently served as a member of the Independent Panel appointed to review the Australian Energy Regulator's draft 2022 Rate of Return Instrument.

Ms Austin’s past directorships include the Future Fund and the Tasmanian Public Finance Corporation. She has also served on the advisory boards of the Australian Office of Financial Management and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research. Ms Austin was also a Commissioner with the NSW Independent Planning Commission.

Ms Austin’s executive career included economic research/senior management roles with the Reserve Bank of Australia, BHP and Contango Asset Management.

Ms Austin holds a Bachelor of Science from Monash University and a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from ANU. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of Chief Executive Women.