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Cheryl is a lawyer and company director, with experience across industries including financial services, energy, utilities, digital, sport and major events, television and film.

About Cheryl

Cheryl was appointed to the Board of Powering Australian Renewables in June 2017 and has been Chairman since July 2019.

Cheryl is a lawyer and company director, with experience across industries including financial services, energy, utilities, digital, sport and major events, television and film. She previously worked as a lawyer specialising in Banking and Finance at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons).

Cheryl’s current directorships include ME Bank, SG Fleet Ltd, TEDxSydney (Chairman), and Audio Pixels Holdings Ltd (ASX: AKP). She is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Previously, Cheryl was a Director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Spark Infrastructure Ltd, South Australian Power Networks, Sydney Ports Corporation, Football Federation of Australia, The Prince’s Trust Australia, the Local Organising Committee 2015 Australia Asian Cup, Invictus Games Sydney 2018, and the Australian Himalayan Foundation. She is past Chairman of ANZ Trustees Ltd, the Environment Protection Authority of South Australia, the South Australian Film Corporation, Adelaide Film Festival. and the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE).

Cheryl holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales. She is the 31st person in the world to complete The Explorer’s Grand Slam, and together with her daughter successfully summitted The Seven Summits. She is a member of CEW and YPO. She was awarded the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours in January 2009.

Meet the rest of the board

Our Board of Directors are elected by shareholders and draw on a wealth of experience in the energy and wider business sectors. Each member is nominated based on the depth, diversity of skills and experience they will bring to the effective governance of the company.