Andrew Stevens
Chair
Champions of Change

Andrew StevensAndrew Stevens joined the Champions of Change Founding Group in 2011.

Andrew is currently a Non-Executive Director of Stockland, MYOB Group Limited and Thorn Group Limited. He is also Chairman of Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre Limited (AMGC), Director of Committee for Economic Development Australia (CEDA), and a Board Member of the Greater Western Sydney Giants.

Andrew has some 30 years’ experience in business and technology, most notably holding senior leadership roles at IBM for 12 years. As the Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand at IBM from 2011 to 2014, Andrew led the transformation of the business to become a leader in cloud-based computing, helping blue chip clients to derive business benefits from new and emerging technologies. Prior to this, Andrew was the COO of PwC Consulting in Asia Pacific.

Andrew Stevens is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Australian School of Business at the University of New South Wales, a Member of the Professional Conduct Oversight Committee of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a Member of the Chief of Defence’s Gender Equity Advisory Board and a Member of the Champions of Change Coalition. Andrew is a Fellow of the institute of Chartered Accountants and Member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Andrew Stevens is a member of the Stockland Audit and Sustainability Committees.

Andrew graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting, Finance and Systems and a Master of Commerce specialising in Marketing.

Andrew currently lives in Sydney with his wife Philippa and their three children.

Updates from the Founding Group

Updates from the STEM and Health Group

Champions of Change

Andrew Stevens is a Member of the Champions of Change Founding Group. The Founding Group was established in 2010 and comprises CEOs, Board Directors, Commonwealth Government Department Secretaries, University and Military leaders. Members of the Founding Group are committed to advance gender equality across their organisations and across the country. They focus on action in the areas of women’s representation in leadership, talent development, accountability and public advocacy.

Andrew is also a Member of the Champions of Change STEM and Health Group which was established in 2016. The Group reflects the diversity of STEM and Health organisations representing our national scientific research and data institutions, universities, technology, and engineering enterprises, aged care, hospital and primary health care providers, medical device and pharmaceuticals producers as well as government and peak professional organisations.

The Champions of Change STEM and Health Group exists to achieve inclusive gender equality acting at organisation, sector and national levels disrupting the status quoin these traditionally gendered sectors to drive significant and sustainable change.