Mentone Grammar

Mr Ross Joblin


LLB(Hons.), Dip. Corporate Management, FAICD, FGIA, FCIS

Ross in the earlier part of his career worked as a corporate lawyer and then subsequently held a range of senior executive roles prior to his retirement from executive life in early 2017. He now holds a number of Board positions including serving as Chair of DataGene Limited. Ross is also Principal of BoardSide, a consultancy established to work with Australian Boards in the areas of board effectiveness, strategy, governance and director training.

He has a broad range of commercial experience in public, private and not-for-profit companies ( including Australian Airlines, Qantas, Pacifica Group and Dairy Australia) having headed up areas covering operations management, finance, corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, human resources, corporate communications, government relations and Secretariat.

Ross had two sons educated at Mentone Grammar between the years of 1999 and 2008. He chaired the Risk, Audit and Finance Committee from 2016 to 2022.