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EQT Holdings Limited (ASX: EQT) (Equity Trustees) today announced the appointment of Mr Robert Dalton, as a non-executive director to its Board.

Mr Dalton is an experienced executive with over 35 years’ experience in complex commercial and leadership roles, as well as 25 years as an Advisory and Audit Partner at Ernst & Young.

During his career he has also committed himself in a voluntary Director capacity to renowned institutions including The Victorian College of the Arts, where he was Finance Director for 10 years, and an Advisory Board Member at Monash University Accounting and Finance Faculty for 22 years. As a sportsman, he represented Victoria at the elite level in Field Hockey as a player, coach, and Chairman of the sport for over 25 years. Mr Dalton was a Director of the Richmond Football Club, from 2004 – 2019, and held roles including Deputy Chair, Chair of Audit and Risk Committee, and Chair of subsidiary, Aligned Leisure.

In 2019 Mr Dalton was appointed as the CEO of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), Sports Australia and the Australian Institute of Sport.

Mr Dalton has strong governance, compliance and regulatory skills from his roles as a senior Audit Partner, and working in Government with policy setting and compliance, and adhering to the complexity of the ASC Act.

More about the Equity Trustees Board is available in our Investor Centre Online.

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Alicia Kokocinski

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Mick O’Brien                                             Philip Gentry

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Equity Trustees was established in 1888 for the purpose of providing independent and impartial Trustee and Executor services to help families throughout Australia protect their wealth. As Australia’s leading specialist trustee company, we offer a diverse range of services to individuals, families and corporate clients including asset management, estate planning, philanthropic services and Responsible Entity (RE) services for external Fund Managers. Equity Trustees is the brand name of EQT Holdings Limited (ABN 22 607 797 615) and its subsidiary companies, publicly listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: EQT) with offices in Melbourne, Bendigo, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and London.