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David Gonski, not surprisingly, rejects the idea of his own power. But when you add up his boardroom roles — from Coca-Cola to Investec to Infrastructure NSW and the Sydney Theatre Company — and his relationships in Canberra, there’s little doubt he rules corporate Australia.
The Power Index interviews the man charged with bringing peace to the warring factions on the Future Fund board.
Picking and choosing from the opportunities that arise is hard for the best directors.
David Gonski has stepped down from his position as chairman of the ASX after being appointed chairman of the Australian government's Future Fund.
But Joe Hockey says he'll be disappointed if Peter Costello misses out on the role.
David Gonski is corporate Australia's Mr Teflon: nothing sticks for long, like the controversy over his appointment to run the Future Fund. It helps that he's smart, humble and Australia's most well-connected businessman.