David Thodey AC joined the Founding Male Champions of Change in 2010.
David Thodey is a global business leader focused on technology and telecommunications with more than 30 years of experience creating brand and shareholder value.
He is currently Chairman of Australia’s national scientific research agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Chairman of
JobsNSW focused on job creation in NSW, and on the Advisory Boards of Square Peg Capital and UHG. He also had a successful career as CEO of Telstra, Australia’s leading
telecommunications and information services company.
Mr Thodey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and English from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand. He attended the Kellogg School of Management postgraduate
General Management Program at Northwestern University in Chicago, USA. He has an honorary Doctorate of Science from Deakin University.
- David Thodey’s post on linkedin about slow progress on gender equality: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-so-slow-workplace-equality-david-thodey?trk=prof-post