Belinda Hutchinson AM commenced as Thales Australia Board Chair in 2015. After 8 years in the role, Belinda took up a non-Executive Director role on the Board in June, 2023.
Belinda Hutchinson is Chancellor of the University of Sydney and sits on a number of not-for-profit boards including Australian Philanthropic Services and St Vincent’s Health Australia’s NSW Advisory board.
She was previously Chairman of QBE Insurance Group, a director of Telstra, Coles Myer, Energy Australia, TAB, St Vincent’s Health Australia, Crane Group, a non-executive director of AGL Energy and President of the NSW State Library Council.
In the 2020 Queens Birthday Honours, Belinda was awarded the country’s top honour, a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC), in recognition of her eminent service to business, tertiary education and scientific research, and for her philanthropic endeavours to address social disadvantage.