Tony Howarth AO

Non-executive Director

Tony Howarth AO

Tony joined the Board in July 2007. He is a Life Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and has more than 30 years' experience in the banking and finance industry. He has held several senior management positions during his career, including Managing Director of Challenge Bank Limited and Chief Executive Officer of Hartleys Limited. He is a director of BWP Management Limited, the responsible entity for the BWP Trust (since October 2012).  Tony was previously Chairman of MMA Offshore Limited (retired November 2017), Chairman of Home Building Society Limited, Deputy Chairman of Bank of Queensland Limited and a director of AWB Limited.

Tony is the former Chairman of St John of God Health Care Inc. (retired May 2018), a director of Alinta Energy Pty Limited and a Fellow of AICD. He is an Adjunct Professor (Financial Management) at The University of Western Australia Business School and a former member of The University of Western Australia Business School Advisory Board (retired March 2018). He is also the former Chairman of the West Australian Rugby Union Inc. (retired December 2017).

Wesfarmers Committee Memberships:
Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.