The Hon Jeff Kennett AC

The Hon Jeff Kennett AC

The Hon Jeff Kennett AC was an Officer in the Royal Australian Regiment, serving at home and overseas. Premier of Victoria from 1992 to 1999, a Member of the Victorian Parliament for 23 years, and Leader of the Opposition from 1982 to 1989 and 1991 to 1992, Mr Kennett is Chair of EQT Holdings, Open Windows Australia Pty Ltd, CT Management Group Pty Ltd, Director of Amtek Corporation Pty Ltd., and is the founder and former Chair of Beyond Blue. Mr Kennett is also Chair of The Torch - a program assisting incarcerated Indigenous men and women and post their release, and President of the Hawthorn Football Club. He received a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2005 for service to the Victorian Parliament and the introduction of initiatives for economic and social benefit, to business and commerce, and to the community in the development of the arts, sport and mental health awareness strategies.