Chairman Mr Charles Goode.
Chairman 1994-2024, Governor 1987-2024


Charles Goode AC was appointed to the Board of the Foundation in 1987. He assumed the role of Chairman in 1994, retiring in April 2024. 

Mr Goode is the Chairman of the Boards of Diversified United Investment Limited (since 1991), and is Chairman Emeritus of Flagstaff Partners (having been Chairman 2010 – 2019).

In February 2010, he retired as Chairman of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group; in July 2007, he became Chairman of Woodside Petroleum Ltd. after serving as a director for 19 years and as Chairman for 8 years.

Mr Goode was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in June 2001. In May 2003, he was a recipient of The Centenary Medal. He received the Melbourne Business School Award for 2006, and at the MBS Annual Alumni Dinner, there is a Charles Goode Oration.

He has been honoured as a Life Member of the National Gallery of Victoria, a Member of Foodbank Australia’s Hall of Fame, and a Life Member of Philanthropy Australia.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and received the A.I.C.D (Victorian Division) Distinguished Fellow Award in 2010. in 2012, he was Alumni of Distinction Lifetime Achievement Award by the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne.