Gabrielle Trainor AO

AFL Commissioner & Director, Infrastructure Australia

Gabrielle Trainor is a non-executive director and advisor whose experience covers over twenty five years on boards in the public and private sectors ranging from infrastructure and urban development to sports, arts and culture and indigenous advancement and welfare.

Gabrielle is Chair of the National Film and Sound Archive and Barnardos Australia.  She is a Commissioner of the Australian Football League (AFL).

She is a member of the boards of Infrastructure Australia, OnePath Life Insurance and OnePath General Insurance (ANZ Group subsidiary boards). She is a director of the ACT City Renewal Authority, and of the Major Transport Infrastructure Board (VIC).

Her other current appointments include as a member of the Central Sydney Planning Committee and of the Board of Trustees of Western Sydney University, as a trustee of the Charlie Perkins Education Trust and director of the Aurora Education Foundation, Business Events Sydney and the indigenous organisation, Cape York Partnership.

Gabrielle is also a member of the Advisory Board of Wattle Hill RHC Fund #1 and she chairs Temple Executive Search.

She was a member of a three-person team of international independent experts to review a critical food safety incident for the world’s largest dairy co-operative, and she co-chaired a Federal Government review of the Australia Council for the Arts. She is chair of the Barangaroo Arts and Culture Panel and represented Australia at an international cultural forum hosted by the Korean Government in 2012.

Gabrielle is a Churchill Fellow and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is a member of Chief Executive Women. In 2017, Gabrielle was named an officer in the Order of Australia.

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