Steven M Skala AOBA, LL.B (Hons) (University of QLD), BCL (Oxford University)
Steven M Skala AO
Steven Skala is Vice Chairman, Australia and New Zealand of Deutsche Bank AG. He is a former commercial lawyer with more than 20 years experience in commercial law. Between 1982 and 1985, he was a partner of law firm Morris Fletcher and Cross (now Minter Ellison). Between 1985 and 2004 he was a partner of law firm, Arnold Bloch Leibler, and was Head of its Corporate and Commercial Practice for several years.
Mr Skala is a Director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Deutsche Australia Limited, Wilson HTM Investment Group Limited, and The Centre for Independent Studies and he is Deputy Chairman of the General Sir John Monash Foundation. He is also Vice President of The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research and was previously Chairman of Film Australia Limited and The Australian Centre for Contemporary Arts and a director of Max Capital Group Limited and The Australian Ballet.
Mr Skala has been a Director of the Company since 17 May 2002. He was Chairman of the Company from 2002 until 30 June 2008. He was reappointed as Chairman on 2 October 2009 and resigned as Chairman on 21 July 2010. He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management and Remuneration Committees