Akiko Jackson


Appointed Chair 23 May 2024, appointed to Board 6 May 2021 

Akiko is an internationally experienced Non-Executive Director and strategy adviser.  Akiko has more than 30 years’ experience as an executive in the financial services industry including with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Macquarie Bank and Westpac in Australia and MUFG Bank and Shinsei Bank in Japan, and as a strategy management consultant in the US and Australia.

Akiko has worked in both the private and the public sectors, in large corporations and start-ups and has extensive experience in strategy & business development, risk management and large-scale transformation, including digital transformation.

Akiko is a Non-Executive Director of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (“ACECQA”), the Foundation and Friends (F&F) of the Botanic Gardens and Sir Roland Wilson Foundation, and a member of the Audit & Risk Committee of Infrastructure NSW and the Transport for NSW. She is the Chair of the Audit, Finance & Risk Committee of ACECQA and the Chair of the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee of the F&F.

Akiko’s past directorship includes a Non-Executive Director of 86 400 Limited, as well as being a member of the Advisory Committee of the Australian Treasury, the Portfolio Advisory Council of Services Australia and the Strategy Advisory Committee of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

Akiko is a Fellow of FINSIA and a Graduate of the AICD. She is a Fulbright Scholar with an MBA from Stanford University in the US and has a Bachelor of Law from Keio University in Tokyo.

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