OAM, B. Soc Sci, Grad. Dip. Ed., B. Litt, MBA, FRMIT, FAICD
Wendy Simpson joined the Board of World Vision Australia in February 2013. Wendy is an experienced, versatile global business leader and entrepreneur. She is the Chairman of Wengeo Group, an innovative diversified investment group. She is also Chairman of City to City Australia and was the Founding Chairman of Springboard Enterprises Australia, Australia’s only internationally focused business accelerator for women entrepreneurs seeking investment capital.
Previously, Wendy was a Senior Vice President of Alcatel Asia Pacific and was responsible for a sales budget of 4.2 billion euros. She implemented the sales of major mobile and broadband services to 17 countries and was on the team that negotiated with the Chinese Government to bring the internet to China. She has also held global leadership roles with QBE Insurance, Alcatel and TNT International. Wendy is on the organising committee of the annual Sydney Prayer Breakfast.
In February 2013, Wendy was honoured in the Australia Day Honours with an OAM for service to the community through a range of women's and youth organisations. On International Women’s Day 2013, she was inducted into the Australian Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame. Wendy was appointed to the Board of General Sir John Monash Foundation in January 2015.
Special responsibilities: People, Culture and Remuneration Committee