Simon Longstaff

Title: Member

Country: Australia

Simon Longstaff is Executive Director of The Ethics Centre.

Dr. Longstaff was an independent integrity adviser, Australian Taxation Office (2017-2020); chair, AUSTRADE Ethics Committee (2016-2018); independent member, BT Professional Standards Council (2016-2019); independent member, Nestle Oceania, Creating Shared Value Advisory Board (2015-2018); chair, DSTO Probity Board, Dept. of Defence (2011-2013); director/deputy chair, Global Reporting Initiative (2009-2015); member, National Professional Engineers Registration Board (2000-2016); and member, Professional Standards Council(s), NSW and WA (1994-1998).

Currently, Dr. Longstaff serves as member, Advisory Board, Gradient Institute (2019); member, Wildlife Committee, Taronga Conservation Society (2018); member, Ethics and Responsible Business Committee, ANZ Banking Group (2018); chair, IAG Ethics Committee (2016); co-Chair, Westpac Group Stakeholder Council (2016); and independent member, BHP Forum on Corporate Responsibility (2014).

In addition, Dr. Longstaff is director, Anindilyakwa Royalties Aboriginal Corporation (2018); director, Impact Capital Australia (2018); director, Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (2017); trustee, Anindilyakwa Mining Trust (2016); director, Primary Ethics (2010); and Director, Our Community (2000).

Dr. Longstaff earned his Bachelor of Education from the University of Tasmania (1982); Master of Philosophy from University of Cambridge (1987); Doctor of Philosophy from University of Cambridge (1990); and was fellow of CPA Australia (2011); Royal Society of NSW (2018); and Australian Risk Policy Institute (2019).

Since 2017, Dr. Longstaff has been an Honorary Professor, Australian National University, and Adjunct Professor, AGSM, UNSW, since 2020.


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