Graeme Samuel is a Professorial Fellow in Monash University's Business School. He is also President of Alzheimer's 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, Chair of Data Governance Australia, Chair of Lorica Health (a CMCRC company), a Member of the Aged Care Financing Authority and Chair of the South East Melbourne Primary Health Network. He 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 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.