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The Hon Peter Collins AM KC


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Peter Collins has been at the coalface of super policy for the last 15 years.  Peter has been a director of Industry Super Australia since 2012, ISA Chair 2013-2018, Deputy Chair 2018-2023, and recently reappointed Chair with effect 1 July 2023.  During this time he has defended and proclaimed the achievement of industry funds leading the way in the financial sector. 

Previously Peter was an Independent Director of HOSTPLUS for 15 years, watching that fund grow from $3.5B to now over $100 billion.  He was also the founding Chairman of the Sydney Financial Forum.

In his 22-year career in the NSW Parliament, he served as Treasurer, Attorney General, Health, and Arts Minister, then as Leader of the Opposition. He has since chaired several public boards including Australian Institute of Health & Welfare, Legal Aid Commission of NSW, Cancer Institute, and currently Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District. 

Peter is President of the Powerhouse Museum by the NSW Government for the biggest cultural infrastructure project (over $1.35B) since the Sydney Opera House. 

He served as an officer in both Army and Navy Reserves, saw Active Service in Iraq , and left the RAN with the senior rank of Captain. 

Peter also recently served on the Future of Sydney CBD Commission initiated by the Committee for Sydney. 

With his wife Jennine, he has restored historic Werrington House in Western Sydney over the last decade. 

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