Warren Mundine AO


Warren Mundine AO is from the First Australian Nations of Bundjalung and the Gumbaynggirr people on the North Coast of New South Wales.

His life and career have been shaped by a deep-seated personal commitment to community, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous, and he has more than 26 years' experience working in the public, private and community sectors.

Mr Mundine is currently Chief Executive Officer of NTSCORP, a company in New South Wales that assists Traditional Owners to achieve social justice and promote economic, environmental and cultural development through Native Title and other avenues.

As Chair of the Australian Indigenous Chamber of Commerce, Mr Mundine provides national leadership for initiatives to promote economic development and help Indigenous people break the welfare cycle, such as the Australian Employment Covenant and the First Australians Business Awards.

Mr Mundine has been recognised for his community, government and business achievements by being awarded Doctor of the University (honoris causa) Southern Cross University. He has also been awarded the Centenary Medal for services to the community and local government, and the Bennelong Medal for Leadership in Indigenous Affairs.