Jane Diplock AO is a highly experienced international company director and is considered a global expert on governance, regulation, standard setting, digitisation, sustainability and reporting. She has chaired and sat on boards of public and private companies and not for profit organisations.
Her executive career included senior positions in government, heading up several government departments, in senior roles in investment banking with Westpac Banking Corporation’s merchant and institutional banking arms and in global and local regulation. She chaired the governing board of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) for seven years and the New Zealand Securities Commission for nine. She has had wide experience in global and local standard setting and the implementation and enforcement of global standards.
Since her retirement from executive life, she has chosen to serve on the boards of a number of global bodies and companies, including Singapore Exchange Limited, the Public Interest Oversight Board, the International Integrated Reporting Council Board and the Value Reporting Foundation. She sat on advisory boards to SEBI (the Indian securities regulator) and CSRC (the Chinese securities regulator).
Currently her focus is on sustainable finance, climate change reporting, regulation and digitisation, serving on a number of globally focused Boards, Committees and Projects, including as a Director on the Value Reporting Foundation, Director on Singapore Exchange Regulatory Co, a Member of the Advisory Board of Persefoni, Director on the board of the Wellington Zoo Trust and Chair of the Oversight Committee of a project on the digitisation of impact investment funded by Tipping Point and executed by Advisers.
In 2003 she was awarded the Order of Australia (AO) for "service to business and commerce, to public administration, particularly in the areas of education and training, and to the community through a range of social justice, health, educational and cultural organisations.”