Charles Macek

Current Employer:
Vivid Technology Limited
Job Title:
Areas of Expertise:
  • Accounting and auditing practices
  • Business ethics
  • Corporate risk oversight
  • Integrated business reporting
  • Remuneration
  • Shareholder responsibilities

Currently Chairman of Vivid Technology Ltd., Lead Director of Windlab Ltd., a Director of Sinefa Pty. Ltd., a Senior Corporate Adviser to MMC Inc. in Austalia and has been a member of the Corporate Governance Committee, Australian Institute of Company Directors since 2009. Former Board roles include: Wesfarmers Ltd. (2001-14), Telstra Corporation (2001-09), Vicinity Centres Ltd.(2011-17) with active involvement in both Audit and Remuneration Committees. He recently retired after 16 years as a member of the Investment Committee of Unisuper Ltd.  he is a former Chairman, Financial Reporting Council Australia (2003-7); and, Vice-Chairman, IFRS Advisory Council (2009-14).

A thirty year veteran in financial services executive roles. These included the founding CEO and CIO of County NatWest Australia Investment Management (1985-95) and Executive Chairman (1995-2001);  Managing Director of Dai-Ichi Life County NatWest Investment Management (1990-96) and Director, County Natwest Investment Management Japan (1989-97); Executive Director, NatWest Markets Australia (1993-97); Chairman, Australian Investment Managers Association (1995-98) which launched the first corporate governance guidelines issued in Australia, the so-called Blue Book, in 1996.


Professional qualifications include B.Ec and M.Admin (both from Monash University); Fellow AICD; Fellow CANZ; Fellow, CPA Australia; and, Senior Fellow, Financial Services Institute, Australia.