Mark Johnson, AO

Member of the Council of Advisors, United States Studies Centre

Mark Johnson, AO

    Mark Johnson AO is co-Chair of the US Studies Centre's Council of Advisors. He is Chairman of the Australian Financial Centre Task Force, an Australian Government initiative directed towards ensuring efficiency and competitiveness in the financial services sector. Johnson is the former Chairman of AGL Energy and of the Macquarie Infrastructure Group. He retired as Deputy Chairman of Macquarie Bank in July 2007, after a career of more than forty years in banking and corporate finance.

    Johnson is one of the three Australian members of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) since 2002, and was Chairman of ABAC and the APEC Business Summit in Sydney in 2008. He was Chairman of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute from 2005 to 2008.

    He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Institute for International Trade at the University of Adelaide and a Life Governor of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.