Albert was appointed as a director in January 2015, bringing considerable management and marketing expertise, garnered through a very successful executive career in Germany, Canada, the USA and Australia at the global multinational conglomerate Siemens AG. He was Chairman and Managing Director of Siemens Ltd in Australia between 2002 and 2012.
Commencing his career as an electronics engineer with Siemens in Germany in 1973, Albert held a number of senior executive positions throughout the world including President and CEO of Siemens Canada Ltd and Head of the Corporate Office for E-business in Munich, Germany. He has a Masters Degree in Information and Telecommunications from Paderborn University in Germany and was consistently nominated as one of Australia’s most influential engineers by Engineers Australia magazine between 2004 and 2010.
Currently a non-executive director, from July 2013 to February 2015 Albert served as the Chair of META, an independent organisation that was funded by the Federal Government and represented the interests of Australian manufacturers across the nation. META had been established to generate innovative thinking and collaboration across manufacturing to target job growth, enhance productivity and increase export opportunities for Australian manufacturing companies.
Member of the Audit & Risk Committee and Remuneration & Nomination Committee.