Sandra McPhee AM

Sandra McPhee AM

Director

Kathmandu Holdings

Sandra McPhee has extensive experience as a non-executive director and senior executive in a range of major public, Commonwealth and State Government and not-for-profit organisations including utilities, energy, health, retail, tourism and aviation. 
 
She has served as a Non-executive Director of Scentre Group, Westfield Retail Trust, AGL Energy, The Coles Group, Fairfax Media Limited, Perpetual Limited, Australia Post, Tourism Australia, the Art Gallery of NSW, Care Australia and Deputy Chair of South Australia Water. She was Chair of the Expert Advisory Panel appointed by the Commonwealth Government to review Employment Services.  
 
During her aviation executive career, most recently with Qantas, she was responsible for commercial operations in a diverse range of international markets and within Australia. 
 
Sandra is a director of Kathmandu Holdings, St Vincent’s Health Australia and the NSW Public Service Commission. She is also a member of the advisory council of JP Morgan, and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Chief Executive Women and Women Corporate Directors. 
 
In 2013, Sandra was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to business and to the community through leadership and advisory roles. In 2003, she was awarded the Commonwealth Medal for services to the community through business leadership. She was the author of the 2015 Commonwealth Public Service Commission Workforce Planning Strategy Report, “Unlocking Potential”.   
 
As Chairman of the Commonwealth Government Employment Services, Expert Advisory Panel the resultant report, “'I Want to Work:’- Employment Services 2020 Report” was accepted in March 2019 and recommendations are being prepared for implementation by the government.

Sandra will participate in the fireside chat at Digital Summit 2019.