Phillip Barresi, Member
Term of appointment
10 April 2019 to 9 April 2024
Phillip was appointed to the NHFIC Board in April 2019 bringing with him extensive national and international board and committee experience. He currently serves as a consultant and coach to senior corporate executives and directors on governance and leadership, drawing on over 40 years’ experience and knowledge.
Phillip has previously served on various boards and committees within the disability employment, aged care, youth at risk and community banking sectors. Most recently he served as the Director for Australia, New Zealand, Korea and Egypt on the Board of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development based in London.
Phillip has held former appointments as Chief Executive Officer for both a leading energy industry association and an electricity generator industry group, as well as an appointment as the Chairman of Australia’s premier oil lubricant manufacturing and distribution company. Prior to this, Phillip served as a member of the Australian Parliament for nearly 12 years, including chairing a joint parliamentary committee with oversight of public accountants and audit. He was an advocate for tax reform, trading bloc opportunities, small business development, industrial labour relations and youth employment initiatives.