Chair and Independent Director
Richard Sheppard is both Chair and Independent Director of Dexus Funds Management Limited, Chair of the Board Nomination Committee and a member of the Board People & Remuneration Committee.
Richard is a Director of Snowy Hydro Limited, Star Entertainment Group and the Bradman Foundation.
Richard brings to the Dexus Board extensive experience in banking and finance and as a director and Chairman of listed and unlisted property trusts. He was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie Bank Limited and Deputy Managing Director of Macquarie Group Limited from 2007 until late 2011. Following seven years at the Reserve Bank of Australia, Richard joined Macquarie Group's predecessor, Hill Samuel Australia in 1975, initially working in Corporate Finance. Richard became Head of the Corporate Banking Group in 1988 and headed a number of the Bank's major operating Groups, including the Financial Services Group and the Corporate Affairs Group. He was a member of the Group Executive Committee since 1986 and Deputy Managing Director since 1996. Richard was also Chairman of the Australian Government's Financial Sector Advisory Council, Macquarie Group Foundation, Eraring Energy and Green State Power Pty Limited.
BEc Hons, FAICD