The Hon Simon Crean

Simon brings unparalleled industry experience and political intelligence to Cornerstone’s Board as a respected former Labor Leader and President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions.

Simon served eight terms as a Federal MP and was a Cabinet Minister in the Hawke, Keating, Rudd and Gillard Governments. In government, he held the ministry portfolios of Science and Technology, Primary Industries and Energy, Employment, Education and Training, Trade, Regional Development and the Arts.

Simon is a Director of Linfox International Group, Deputy Chancellor Monash University, Adjunct Professor Deakin University,  Director Melbourne Luna Park. He is on the Advisory Board of GSEM (Greater South East Melbourne), the ATN group of Universities,  the NRRA and Orygen. He is Chair of the European Australian Business Council (EABC) and the Australia Korea Business Council (AKBC).