Chairman of the Advisory Board
Simon Clarke will join as Senior Advisor and is the designated Chairman of the planned Advisory Board.
Simon serves as General Counsel to Australian mining magnate, Andrew Forrest, and his philanthropic organisation, the Minderoo Foundation Trust. Simon was formerly a Partner of Magic Circle law firm, Allen & Overy from 2009 to 2019. For much of that time he headed the APAC litigation group acting on complex commercial arrangements, high-stakes transactions and global regulatory inquiries. His clients included Bulge-Bracket investment banks, major asset management firms, Blue Chip industrials and ultra-high-net worth individuals. Simon graduated from Macquarie University, Sydney, in 1990 with a BSc LLB.