Josephine Sukkar AM
Appointed Governor in 2011
Josephine is a professional company director who works across a range of industries including property, construction, finance, sport, the arts, medical research and social services.
Josephine is co-owner and Principal of Buildcorp, and serves on a number of private, public, government and not-for-profit boards, including The Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited, Growthpoint Properties Australia, Opera Australia, The Australian Museum, Green Building Council of Australia, and the Buildcorp Foundation.
She is a Core Member representative on the Board of Directors of the Property Council of Australia. Director since 3 April 2019.
Josephine is president of Australian Women’s Rugby and through Buildcorp has been a major sponsor of rugby in Australia for over 30 years.
She is a Fellow of the University of Sydney, and in 2017 was recognized for her services to the community, the arts and sports in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
In 2021, Josephine was appointed Chair of the Australian Sports Commission.