OAM, BSocSci, GradDip Ed, BLitt, MBA, FRMIT, FAICD
Tenure: Appointed February 2013
Board and committee responsibilities: People, Culture and Governance Committee (Chair)
Career: Wendy is an experienced, versatile global business leader and entrepreneur. She was the Founding Chair of Springboard Enterprises, Australia’s only internationally-focused business accelerator for women entrepreneurs seeking investment capital.
Previously, Wendy was a Senior Vice President of Alcatel Asia Pacific, 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.
Wendy was recognised in the Australia Day 2013 Honours with a Medal of the Order of Australia for service to the community through a range of women's and youth organisations. Also in 2013, she was inducted into the Australian Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame on International Women’s Day and named as one of the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence. She was appointed to the Board of the General Sir John Monash Foundation in January 2015.