Chairman (non-executive)

BCom (Economics and Accounting), FCPA, FCA, FAICD, FAIM, FAHRI

John Stanhope was appointed chairman of Australia Post in November 2012 (current term expires in November 2019) and has extensive experience in finance, treasury, risk management and assurance, investor relations and corporate security and investigations.

Mr Stanhope is currently chairman of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival and the Bionics Institute, and a director of AGL Energy Limited and Our Neighbourhood and Chancellor of Deakin University.

He was previously chief financial officer and group managing director, finance of Telstra, and an executive director of Telstra.