Graeme Samuel is a Professorial Fellow in Monash University's Business School and School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine. He is also President of Dementia Australia, Council member of the National Health and Medical Research Council and Chair of its Health Innovation Advisory Committee and the National Institute for Dementia Research. Mr Samuel is also the Chair for Data Governance Australia, the South East Melbourne Primary Health Network, Lorica Health Pty Ltd (a CMCRC company), Airlines for Australia and New Zealand and he is a Member of the Aged Care Financing Authority and CEDA's Council of Economic Policy .
Mr Samuel was Chair of the Commonwealth Government's Panel of Review of Australia's Independent Medical Research Institutes and advisor to the Commonwealth Department of Health in its review of private health insurance. He is a member of the APRA Panel to conduct a Prudential Inquiry into Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
He has held a number of roles in public life including former Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Associate Member of the Australian Communications and Media Authority and President of the National Competition Council. In 2010 he was made a Companion of the Order of Australia for eminent service to public administration through contributions in economic reform and competition law, and to the community through leadership roles with sporting and cultural organisations.