QLD - Robert Milliner, B20 Sherpa

Brisbane, 26 August 2014


QLD - Robert Milliner, B20 Sherpa

Robert Milliner is a Senior Adviser at UBS and the B20 Sherpa for Australia for 2014. He is also Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Young Australians and a director of the Australian Charities Fund. 

From 2004-2011 he was Chief Executive Partner of Australia's pre-eminent international law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons) and retired from Mallesons in January 2012 after 28 years as a partner. He led the negotiations for and completion of Mallesons ground breaking merger with the premier Chinese firm King & Wood in 2011.

In 2012 he was the co-author of an independent review of Commonwealth regulation making practices for the Minister for Finance & Deregulation. The Federal Government agreed to the majority of the review recommendations in December 2012. 

Robert was a director of the Business Council of Australia from 2005-2011, chaired the Business Reform Task Force and was a member of the Global Engagement Task Force. He was a participant in the 1st and 2nd Australia-China CEO Roundtables in Australia in 2010 and China in 2011.

He was the inaugural chair of the Large Law Firm Group which represents Australia's 9 largest law firms and was the only law firm member of the Law Council of Australia, and held that role from 2006-2011. He was a member of the International Legal Services Advisory Council (which advises the Federal Attorney-General on the export of legal services) from 2004 -2013, a director of Asialink - Asia Society Australasia Centre, Australian Business and Community Network and Deputy Chairman of the Mallesons in the Community Board from 2004-2011.

He has a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Queensland and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia. In 2010 he attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Member Ticket $150.00
Non Member Ticket $180.00


Tuesday 26 August 2014
12:00pm - 2:00pm


Waterfront Place, 1 Eagle Street