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Kirsten Mander

Trustee Director – Chair, legalsuper

Kirsten Mander is the chair of legalsuper and of the International Women’s Development Agency, and a director of Peninsula Health and Swinburne University.

She was formerly chair of the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority and a director on various boards including the Law Institute of Victoria and chair of its Ethics Committee.

Prior to this she had over 20 years’ experience as a senior executive, general counsel & company secretary for a number of Australia's top companies in various sectors; namely Australian Unity, Sigma Pharmaceuticals, TRUenergy, Smorgon Steel Group and Western Mining.   This involved significant work throughout Australasia, Asia and the former Soviet Union.

She holds a Masters of Law from Melbourne University and is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Governance Institute of Australia and the Risk Management Institute of Australia.