Max Moore-Wilton AC
Chairman, Sydney Airport Holdings Ltd.

Max, a non-executive director, was appointed as Chairman of Sydney Airport Holdings Limited, formerly called MAp Airports Limited, in April 2006. He is Chairman of Sydney Airport Corporation Limited. Prior to this appointment he was Executive Chairman of Sydney Airport Corporation from 2002 and is past President of the Airport Council International (ACI) World Governing Board.

Max is Chairman of Southern Cross Austereo Media Group (Previously Macquarie Media Group) (appointed 2007).

From 1996 Max was Secretary to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet where he oversaw fundamental reform to the Commonwealth Public Service. Max has had a distinguished career in both the private and public sectors. He has held positions as either chairman or board member of a number of major Commonwealth and State business enterprises, and has extensive experience in the transport sector.

Max was appointed a Companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia in Australia Day Honours List in 2001. He was appointed to the Board of Lifehouse at RPA in July 2007 at the request of the late Professor Chris O’Brien in view of his extensive experience in public and private sector management.

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