Jillian Broadbent

OgilvyEarth Advisory Board

Jillian Broadbent is a Member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia and a Director of Coca-Cola Amatil Limited and Special Broadcasting Service (SBS). After being on the Board of Woodside Petroleum Ltd for 10 years, she resigned from that Board in 2008. She maintains an active interest in public policy and regional economic developments.

After a 30 years career in banking in Australia and overseas, Jillian left her executive position to become a non-executive director of a number of companies. Prior to her resignation from Bankers Trust Australia, she was a senior executive at that Bank with responsibility for the bank’s risk management business and its banking services to the resources sector.

Jillian maintains an active interest in the arts, having been on the Board of the Sydney Theatre Company, a founding director of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and a Trustee, Vice President and Treasurer of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Jillian was President of Chief Executive Women for 2005/2006. She was Chairman of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) from 2005 to 2007.

She graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in economics and maths.

Jillian was made an Officer in the Order of Australia in 2003. She has an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the University of Western Sydney and was awarded the Qantas/Bulletin Business Woman of the Year in 1987. She was a recipient of the Australian Centenary Medal in 2001 in recognition for her contribution to the community.