Grant King was elected President of the Business Council of Australia in November 2016.
He was a member of the Business Council Board from November 2011 until November 2015 and chaired the Business Council’s Infrastructure and Sustainable Growth Committee from 2010 to 2015.
Grant has extensive experience in the Australian energy industry. He was Managing Director of Origin Energy Limited from February 2000 until November 2016. He was formerly General Manager, AGL Gas Companies where he held a number of management positions over a 17 year period.
In addition to his role at the Business Council, he is the Chairman of Melanoma Institute of Australia, a Director of Great Barrier Reef Foundation, a member of UNSW and runs his own advisory business, GK Advisory Pty Ltd.
He is former Director of Envestra Limited and the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Limited (APPEA). He is former Chairman of Energy Supply Association of Australia (esaa), Oil Company of Australia and Contact Energy Limited.
He is a Fellow of Australian Institute of Company Directors.