Dr Kerry Schott AO

Non-Executive Director

Term of Office

Dr Schott was first appointed as a Director effective 28 September 2012. Her current term will expire on 5 January 2022.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Dr Schott has worked in numerous senior executive roles including as Managing Director and CEO of Sydney Water, Managing Director of Deutsche Bank and Executive Vice President of Bankers Trust Australia. Prior to becoming an investment banker, Dr Schott was a public servant and an academic.

Dr Schott has a Doctorate of Philosophy from Oxford University, a Master of Arts from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) from the University of New England, and Honorary Doctorates from the University of Sydney, the University of Western Sydney and, the University of New England.

Current Company Directorships

Dr Schott is Chairman of the Energy Security Board. She is also Chair of Roads Retained Interest Pty Ltd which owns 49% of WestConnex motorway and is a Director of WestConnex Group of companies. 

Other Current Appointments

Dr Schott is a member of Aware (formerly First State) Super’s Direct Asset Committee.

Board Committee Memberships

Dr Schott is a member of NBN Co's Audit and Risk Committee, Financing Committee and Nominations Committee.