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Selection Committee

The Selection Committee will select winners from a range of different categories and sectors to showcase examples of best practice, and provide inspiration for other companies in the region and further afield to adopt shared value principles.

Selection Committee Members

  • Dr Ken Henry AC, Chairman, NAB and 2017 Shared Value Champion
  • Romilly Madew, Chief Executive Officer, Green Building Council of Australia
  • Sandra Martinez, CEO, Nestlé Oceania
  • Ann Sherry AO, Chair, Carnival Australia
  • Steven Spurr, CEO, Edelman Australia
  • Peter Yates AM, Chair, Shared Value Project (Selection Committee Chair)

About the Selection Committee

Dr Ken Henry AC, Chairman, NAB and 2017 Shared Value Champion

Dr Henry held senior policy advising positions in the Australian Treasury from late 1984 until early 2011. From 2001 to 2011 he was Secretary to the Treasury and a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Board of Taxation. In 1997 and 1998 he chaired the Howard Government’s tax review task force that produced the policy blueprint, A New Tax System. He was a member of the Howard Government’s Task Group on Emissions Trading in 2007. In 2009‐10 he chaired the Review into Australia’s Future Tax System commissioned by the Rudd Government. As Special Adviser to Prime Minister Gillard in 2011 and 2012, Dr Henry was responsible for leading the development of the White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century.

Dr Henry is Chair of National Australia Bank and the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation at the ANU. He is also a Non‐Executive Director of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and Cape York Partnership. He is a Governor of CEDA and a Council member of Voiceless.

Dr Henry holds a first class honours degree in economics from the University of NSW (1979) and a PhD in economics from the University of Canterbury, NZ (1982). Dr Henry was awarded a Centenary Medal in 2001 and made a Companion of the Order of Australia, General Division (AC) in the Australia Day Honours 2007. In May 2009, Dr Henry was awarded the degree of Doctor of Business honoris causa from the University of NSW.

In November 2012 Dr Henry was made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. In February 2016 he was made a Fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs.

In October 2017, Dr Henry was named the 2017 Shared Value Champion.

Romilly Madew, Chief Executive Officer, Green Building Council of Australia

Romilly Madew is passionate about creating sustainable buildings, communities and cities. Since 2006, Romilly has led the Green Building Council of Australia has built a global reputation as an influential advocate and change agent.

Romilly’s collaborative style has led to many board and committee appointments. She is a member of the federal government’s Cities Reference Group, Deputy President of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council, Independent Chair of the Currawong State Park Advisory Board, a member of the Sydney Olympic Park Authority board and a member of the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Roundtable.

Romilly is also a current and past member of numerous federal and state government ministerial panels.

A vocal advocate of diversity and flexibility in the workplace, Romilly sits on the board of Chief Executive Women.

Romilly was awarded the 2015 International Leadership Award by the US Green Building Council in Washington and was made an Honorary Fellow by the Planning Institute of Australia the same year. She has previously been named one of the ‘100 Women of Influence’ by the Australian Financial Review and Westpac, and a National and NSW winner of the Telstra Business Women’s Awards.

Named Pittwater’s Citizen of the Year in 2016, Romilly is President and Nippers age manager of Bilgola Beach Surf Life Saving Club.

Sandra Martinez, CEO, Nestlé Oceania

Sandra is the Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé Australia Limited, appointed in April 2018. She is a Director of the Nestlé Australia board and Market Head of the Nestlé Oceania Region.

Sandra joined Nestlé in 1988 as part of the ‘Business Trainees’ program in Nestlé Ecuador. She developed in different finance and marketing roles mainly in the Cocoa Export department and the Confectionery division. In 2001, she transferred to Switzerland for the Confectionery

Strategic Business Unit as Marketing Manager for the Americas and in 2003, moved to Venezuela as the Business Executive Manager for the Confectionery Division. Nominated as President of the Nestlé Confectionery Business in Canada and moved to Toronto in 2006.

In 2010, Sandra was appointed President and CEO of Nestlé Venezuela, where she delivered outstanding results in a highly complex and volatile environment. In 2012, appointed as Head of the Confectionery Strategy Business in Nestlé headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland, responsible for chocolate, biscuits and sugar, globally.

Born in Ecuador in 1964, Sandra graduated from the Polytechnic School of the Army, where she received the title of Commercial Engineer and completed studies in Computer Sciences. Sandra has attended various IMD Executives programs in Switzerland: Advanced Corporate Strategy and AEDP (Accelerated Executive Development Program).

Sandra is married, has three children and speaks Spanish, English and French.

Ann Sherry AO, Executive Chairman, Carnival Australia

Ann is Executive Chairman of Carnival Australia, the largest cruise ship operator in Australasia and a division of Carnival Corporation & Plc.

After joining as CEO in 2007, she has transformed the industry and growth has been in double digits each year since.

Prior to this, Ann was with Westpac for 12 years as CEO Westpac New Zealand, CEO Bank of Melbourne and Group Executive, People and Performance.

In addition to her executive role, Ann holds a number of non-executive roles including Sydney Airport, ING Direct (Australia), ING Group, The Palladium Group, Australian Rugby Union, Cape York Partnerships, Infrastructure Victoria and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

In 2001, Ann was awarded the Centenary Medal by the Australian Government and in 2004 was awarded an Order of Australia for her contribution to the Australian community.  In 2015, Ann was named as the overall winner of the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Award.

Steven Spurr, CEO, Edelman Australia

Steve joined Edelman in 1998 and became CEO, Australia in March 2016.

As CEO, Australia he has been involved in encouraging the discussion about trust in Australia with the release of the annual Edelman Trust Barometer.

He has more than two decades of consultancy and in-house experience on brand and corporate assignments and has worked in six different Edelman offices. Most recently he was COO of Edelman UK & Ireland, leading the day-to-day operations of over 600 staff across three offices.

As Edelman Australia’s CEO, Steve leads an award-winning team of 120 communications and content consultants across Sydney and Melbourne.

Steve combines his passions in economics, anthropology and science to deliver strategies to drive trust in today’s low trust world.

Peter Yates AM, Chair, Shared Value Project (Chair, 2018 Shared Value Awards Selection Committee)

Peter Yates AMPeter Yates is Deputy Chairman of The Myer Family Investments Ltd and a Director of AIA Australia Limited.  He is Chairman of the Royal Institution of Australia, the Australian Science Media Centre, the Faculty of Business and Economics at Melbourne University, the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Shared Value Project and Deputy Chairman of Asialink. Peter is a Director of the Royal Children’s Hospital, the Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology at UNSW, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the NHMRC Centre for Personalised Immunology at ANU.

From 2004-2007 Peter was Managing Director of Oceania Capital Partners and held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Publishing and Broadcasting Limited from 2001-2004.  Until 2001 he worked in the Investment Banking industry including 15 years with Macquarie Bank.  He holds a Doctorate of the University from Murdoch University, a Masters degree from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a Commerce degree from Melbourne. He speaks Japanese, having studied at Keio University in Tokyo.

Peter has been a director of Publishing and Broadcasting, Crown Ltd, Foxtel Ltd, The Nine Network, Ninemsn, ticketek, Veda Ltd, Oceania Capital Partners Ltd, the National Portrait Gallery, The Melbourne International Arts Festival, Centre for Independent Studies, MOKO.mobi and the Australia-Japan Foundation. In the June 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Peter was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for service to education, to the financial services industry and to a range of arts, science and charitable organisations.