management

JULIEN PLAYOUST

JULIEN PLAYOUST
Executive Director, AEH Group

Julien has more than 25 years’ experience as CEO, senior executive and non-executive director in public & private companies, including ASX-100, SME’s, and not-for-profit organisations. He has been CEO and Managing Director of AEH Group for the past 13 years.

Current external appointments incl. Non-Executive Director & Chairman of REM & HR Committee, Tatts Group Limited (since 2005); Director MGB Equity Growth, Time-Out Australia & Ventura Health, all private equity ventures; Trustee & Vice President Art Gallery NSW Foundation and Chairman Finance Committee. He is on the Advisory Boards of UNSW Art & Design, The Nature Conservancy and UNSW Business School Alumni Leaders Group. Prior appointments incl. Chairman of ASX listed MCM Entertainment Group Limited, Non-Executive Director Australian Renewable Fuels Limited and Director National Gallery of Australia Foundation.

Julien’s professional career includes management consulting, business development and change programs in AMP, NAB, Andersen Consulting, Accenture & private equity ventures.

He has worked across a range of industries incl. property, professional & financial services, media, healthcare, agriculture, retail, consumer discretionary, energy, innovation, technology and The Arts.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Member of AIM and RAIA. He holds a Master of Business Administration from UNSW (AGSM), Bachelor of Architecture (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Science from Sydney University, and Company Director Course Diploma from AICD.

Julien was a non-executive Director of AEH from 1995 and CEO and Managing Director from 2003.