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Article by William Peter Day
Honorary Treasurer, Audit and Risk Committee Chair
LLb. (Hons), MBA, FCA, FCPA, FAICD. Peter Day has a background in finance, strategy and general management having worked in mining, manufacturing, food and financial & regulatory services across Australia and internationally.

Peter has held senior Executive and Executive Director positions, mainly with the Rio Tinto Group and Bonlac Foods. He was Chief Financial Officer for Amcor for 7 years until 2007. Peter is a former Chairman of the Australian Accounting Standards Board and was Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission for two years. 

He has served on private, public and for-purpose boards and is currently a non-executive Director or Chair of a number of listed organisations, including Alumina, Ansell (to retire in November 2021), and Australian Unity Office Fund. He is a Director of South East Water Corporation (to retire in November 2021) and Maurice Blackburn, a leading plaintiff law firm. 

He has also supported professional education initiatives plus health and disability services through board and volunteer roles. He has a family member who is under treatment for glaucoma.

Peter lives in Melbourne, is married to Angela, with two children and four grandchildren.