Carol Schwartz AO BA, LLB MONASH, MBA, FAICD
- Chair - 28 October 2020
- Non-Executive Director – March 2020
Carol is a non-executive director of the Boards of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Qualitas Property Partners and the Trawalla Group. Ms Schwartz is also the founding Chair of the Women’s Leadership Institute Australia and also of Our Community – she remains chair of both Boards.
Carol was previously Chair of Industry Superannuation Property Trust, one of Australia's largest superannuation property groups, a non-Executive Director of Stockland Group Limited, and National President of the Property Council of Australia. In 2004, she founded the Trawalla Foundation with her family so they could target their philanthropy on funding exceptional individuals and organisations focused on strengthening gender equality, creativity, sustainability and social justice.
Among the many awards and accolades in her career, in 2019 Ms Schwartz was awarded Queen’s Birthday Honours for her service to the community as a supporter of women in leadership, social justice advocacy and to business. She has an Honorary Doctorate from Monash University, has been inducted into the Australian Property Hall of Fame, made an Honorary Life Member of the Property Council of Australia, was recognised by Ernst & Young as the 2018 Champion of Entrepreneurship, Southern Region and inducted into the Victorian Women’s Honour Roll.