Alison Watkins

Former Group Managing Director, Coca-Cola Amatil Limited

Alison is an experienced CEO and non-executive director. She is a member of the Reserve Bank of Australia Board and was recently appointed as Chancellor of the University of Tasmania. Alison is also a director of CSL Limited commencing in August 2021 and a director of Wesfarmers Limited commencing in September 2021. She is a Director of The Centre for Independent Studies and a member of the Low Emissions Technology Advisory Panel.

Alison has led two ASX-listed companies; Coca-Cola Amatil Limited and GrainCorp Limited. Previously she led Berri Limited, and the Regional Banking business at ANZ. Alison’s earlier career was spent in professional services, including 10 years at McKinsey & Company where she became a partner before moving to ANZ as Group General Manager Strategy. Alison has been a non-executive director of ANZ Banking Group Limited, Woolworths Limited and Just Group Limited. She is a former Victorian President and National Board Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Alison holds a Bachelor of Commerce (University of Tasmania), is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants ANZ, the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.