Mr. Rick Holliday-Smith serves as Chairman, Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Member of the Audit and Risk and People & Culture Committees at Cochlear. He is an Angel Investor. He is a global executive with leadership experience in capital markets and derivatives and a background in venture capital activities. He serves as the Chairman at ASX Limited and Director at Servcorp Limited. He is the Non-executive Chairman of QBiotics and a member of the Macquarie University Faculty of Business and Economics Advisory Board. He formerly served as the President at NationsBank-CRT, Chicago and as the Managing Director at Hong Kong Bank Limited, London. He formerly served as the Chairman at Snowy Hydro Limited and SFE Corporation Limited and as a Director at St George Bank Limited, Exco Resources NL, DCA Group Limited and MIA Group Limited. He holds a BA (Hons) Degree, an FAICD and is a qualified CA.