Chairman, Equity Trustees
Mr Kennett was an Officer in the Royal Australian Regiment, serving at home and overseas. He was a Member of the Victorian Parliament for 23 years. Leader of the Opposition 1982-1989; 1991-1992 and was Premier of the State from 1992 to 1999.
Mr Kennett is currently Chairman of EQT Holdings Limited and a Director of Seven West Media Ltd.
He is also Chairman of Open Windows Australia Proprietary Limited, Chairman of CT Management Group Pty Ltd, Chairman of LEDified Lighting Corporation Pty Ltd and Chairman of Amtek Corporation Pty Ltd.
Mr Kennett is the Chairman of The Torch, a program assisting incarcerated Indigenous men and women and post their release.
Mr Kennett was the founder of beyondblue: the national depression, anxiety and suicide initiative and was Chairman from 2000-2017.
Mr Kennett is also President of the Hawthorn Football Club, having previously served as President from 2005-2011.
Mr Kennett is associated with many other community organisations.
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