Gordon Cairns joined the Champions of Change Founding Group in 2010.
Gordon has extensive Australian and international experience as a senior executive, as Chief Executive Officer of Lion Nathan Ltd, and has held senior management positions in marketing, operations and finance with PepsiCo, Cadbury Ltd and Nestle.
Gordon is a director of Macquarie Group Limited, Macquarie Bank Limited, and Chairman of the Board of Origin Energy. He is also Chairman of Quick Service Restaurant Group and Non-executive Director of World Education Australia. He is also a senior advisor to McKinsey & Company. He was previously Chairman of David Jones Ltd (March 2014-August 2014), Rebel Group (2010-2012), Director of The Centre for Independent Studies and Director of Westpac Banking Corporation (July 2004–December 2013).
Gordon holds a Master of Arts (Honours) from the University of Edinburgh.