Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
The Nature Finance Council has been established to advise the Australian Government, through the Minister for the Environment and Water, on how to: - increase finance into transparent and real benefits for nature, - position Australia as a global leader in nature finance, and - commercialise credible emerging nature markets. The council will meet quarterly to discuss matters related to nature finance. The council will look to engage with government departments and agencies across several portfolios.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    14

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Dr. Ken Henry AC 1 November 2023 31 October 2026
Member Ms. Sharan Burrow AC 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Ms. Kirsty Graham 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Dr. Jody Gunn 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Mr. Ian Hamm 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Ms. Jane Hutchinson 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Mr. David Jenkins 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Ms. Radha Kuppalli 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Mr. Simon O'Connor 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Elizabeth O’Leary 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Ms. Anna Skarbek 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Ms. Katharine Tapley 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Mr. David Theody 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
Member Ms. Karen McWilliams 4 December 2023 31 October 2026
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