Michael Ihlein is a non-executive Director of Scentre Group. He is a highly experienced corporate and finance executive with a long career with Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (and related companies), where he was Managing Director, Poland (1995 – 1997) and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director (1997 – 2004). Mr Ihlein joined Brambles as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director in March 2004 and held the position of Chief Executive Officer from July 2007 until his retirement in November 2009. Mr Ihlein holds a Bachelor of Business Studies (Accounting) from the University of Technology, Sydney. Prior to the establishment of Scentre Group, Mr Ihlein was a non-executive Director of Westfield Retail Trust from December 2010 until June 2014. He is currently a director of CSR Limited, Snowy Hydro Limited and Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Limited, Chair of the Australian Theatre for Young People and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia). Mr Ihlein is the Chairman of Scentre Group’s Audit and Risk Committee.