Garry Hounsell "was appointed to the Qantas Board in January 2005.
"He is the Chairman of the Qantas Audit Committee and was appointed as a Member of the Qantas Nominations Committee on 18 July 2007.
"Mr Hounsell is currently a Director of Orica Limited and Nufarm Limited. Mr Hounsell is also Deputy Chairman of Mitchell Communication Group Limited and a consultant to Investec Bank (Australia) Ltd.
"He is a Director of The Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health Ltd. He is also a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, a Certified Practicing Accountant and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
"Mr Hounsell is a former Senior Partner of Ernst & Young and Chief Executive Officer and Country Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen.
"He holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting)."