Chair, Cooperative Research Centres Advisory Committee
Mr Philip Clark AM is a member of the JP Morgan Advisory Council. He was Managing Partner and CEO of Minter Ellison. Prior to joining Minter Ellison, Mr Clark was Director and Head of Corporate with ABN Amro Australia and prior to that he was Managing Partner of Mallesons Stephen Jaques. Earlier in his career he worked with a Pratt Industries subsidiary and with Shell Australia.
Mr Clark currently serves on a number of boards and advisory boards. He Chairs the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Advisory Committee; Shopping Centres Australasia Property Group (ASX code SCP); NSW Skills Board; University of Wollongong Early Start Advisory Board; ATN Universities Research Industry Advisory Board; M&K Lawyers Holdings Pty Ltd; Aurora Projects Pty Ltd; and is also a Director of Ingenia Communities Group (ASX code INA).
Mr Clark also chaired the Research Infrastructure Review and the Higher Education Infrastructure Working Group which both reported to the Australian Government in late 2015.
Mr Clark serves on the Advisory Council of Europe Australia Business Council, is a member of the Australian Davos Connection and has been a delegate to the Trans Tasman Leaders Forums. He was previously a member of the Business Council of Australia.
Mr Clark has Bachelor degrees in Arts and Law from Sydney University and an MBA from Columbia University.
He was appointed as a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia in 2007 for his contribution to the development of national law firms and encouraging corporate involvement in community programs.
Mr Clark will be a keynote speaker at Collaborate | Innovate | 2017 on Wednesday 24 May.