Dr Kerry Schott AO
Term of Office
Dr Schott was first appointed as a Director effective 28 September 2012. Her current term will expire on 5 October 2021.
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 Chair of NBN Co's Audit and Risk Committee and a member of NBN Co's Financing Committee and Nominations Committee.