Brian Schwartz is a non-executive Director and Deputy Chairman of Scentre Group. In a career with Ernst & Young Australia spanning more than 25 years, he rose to the positions of Chairman (1996 - 1998) and then CEO of the firm from 1998 to 2004. From 2005 to 2009, Mr Schwartz was the CEO of Investec Bank (Australia) Limited. He is Chairman of Insurance Australia Group Limited and Deputy Chairman of Football Federation Australia Limited. Mr Schwartz is also a non-executive Director and Deputy Chairman of Westfield Corporation. Prior to the establishment of Scentre Group, Mr Schwartz was a non-executive Director and Deputy Chairman of Westfield Group. He is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr Schwartz is Chairman of Scentre Group’s Human Resources Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.