Former CEO and Managing Director of Sydney Water, Dr Kerry Schott, has been appointed to the board of NBN Co Limited.
“Dr Schott has extensive experience in infrastructure delivery and in finance, both in the public and private sectors, and will be a valuable addition to the NBN Co Board,” Minister for Finance and Deregulation, Senator Penny Wong, said.
Dr Schott has spent 15 years in investment banking, including as a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank responsible for infrastructure work in Australia and Asia, and as Executive Vice President of Bankers Trust Australia.
Dr Schott also has significant experience in the public sector, including as CEO of the NSW Commission of Audit.
She is a member of the Infrastructure Partnerships Australia Board, Whitlam Institute and the New South Wales Treasury Corporation (TCorp).
Dr Schott’s appointment is effective immediately.