Carol Austin is an experienced investment professional. She started her career with the Reserve Bank of Australia and has held senior positions in finance, economics, mining, and government. She is currently a director of HSBC Bank Australia, State Super and the Grattan Institute. She is Chairman of the ACT Investment Advisory Board. Carol was previously a Guardian of the Future Fund and has served on a number of advisory boards including the Australian Office of Financial Management. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the ANU College of Business and Economics Hall of Fame.