Mr Tanner has been a director of the Group since January 2018. He is a member of the Risk Committee. Mr Tanner has extensive experience from a career spanning both politics and business. He is currently a special adviser for financial advisory firm Lazard (Australia), chairman of Essendon Football Club, a non-executive director of Virgin Australia International Holdings and a member of the First Principles Review of Department of Defence. His current listed directorships include Covata Limited (since January 2017).
In politics, Mr Tanner held several parliamentary positions, most recently Minister for Finance and Deregulation from 2007 - 2010.