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W Peter Day

Non-Executive Director

Peter Day joined the Maurice Blackburn Board as a Board Observer on 1 July 2019 and became a Non-Executive Director on 1 July 2020.



Mr Day brings extensive experience in resource, finance and manufacturing sectors having held a number of senior positions with Bonlac Foods, Rio Tinto, CRA Limited, Comalco and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. He is a former Chief Financial Officer of Amcor Limited.

He was appointed as a Director of Alumina Limited on 1 January 2014 and was appointed Chairman of the Board on 1 April 2018. He is a member of its Nomination, Audit and Compensation Committees and is Chair of the Sustainability Committee. Mr Day is also currently a Non-Executive Director of Ansell Limited, Non-Executive Chairman of Australian Unity Office Fund and a former Director of Boart Longyear (February 2014 – September 2017). He has also held similar roles at SAI Global Limited (August 2008 - December 2016), Federation (now Vicinity) Centres (October 2009 - February 2014) and Orbital Corporation Limited (August 2007 - February 2014).

Associations and memberships

  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow of CPA Australia