2011 Australian of the Year Social Entrepreneur
DOB: 19 / Dec / 1955
Simon McKeon has been a prominent investment banker, but it’s his efforts to support the community sector which has earned him great admiration. Simon is currently Chancellor of Monash University, Chairman of In2Science and on The Big Issue Advisory Board. He has served as Chair of AMP and CSIRO, the founding Chair of MS Research Australia and founding President of the Federal Government’s Takeovers Panel. Simon has also held the World Speed Sailing Record for most of the last two decades.