Chum Darvall is a non-executive director for a range of companies, Government and not for profit organisations. He had a successful executive career in financial markets and banking for 30 years from 1981-2011. Chum was CEO of Deutsche Bank in Australia and New Zealand from July 2002 to March 2011. During this period, Deutsche Bank’s business expanded and consolidated as one of the leading investment banks in Australia and New Zealand. Chum was Chairman of TransGrid from 2012 until its successful sale by the NSW State Government in late 2015. Some of Chum’s current Directorships include Chair of Resimac Group Ltd, Chair of Lens10 Pty Ltd, and Director of Port of Portland Pty Ltd.
Chum represented Australia in the 1978 Commonwealth Games and won a bronze medal in the 4 x 400m relay. In 2007 Chum received the Kerry Packer award by the Australian Cricketer’s Association for service to the ACA Player Hardship Fund. In 2014 Chum was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to the finance and banking sector and through contributions to not-for-profit organisations and the performing arts.
Chum is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Senior Fellow of FINSIA. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Macquarie University.