Rupert Myer serves as a Senior Advisor to EmergeVest and is on the board of EV Cargo, an EmergeVest company.
Mr. Myer is Chairman of Amcil Limited and a Director of Myer Family Investments Pty Ltd, Mutual Trust Pty Ltd and eCargo Holdings Limited. He serves as President of The Myer Foundation and Chairman of the Yulgilbar Group. He has served as Chairman of the National Gallery of Australia and the Australia Council for the Arts, both being Australian Government appointments.
Since 1986, he has served as a Non-Executive Board member on a diverse range of organizations including listed and unlisted public companies, private companies, community sector organisations, State and Commonwealth Government Boards and philanthropic foundations. Industries and sectors have included retailing and e-commerce, funds management, financial services, visual and performing arts, indigenous affairs, philanthropy and youth employment.
His experience as a Director has included IPO listings, rights issues, special purchase plans, dividend re-investment plans and major re-financings. He has served as Chair of Myer Family Investments (2008–11), as Deputy Chair of Myer Holdings Ltd and as a Board Member of DUI Limited.
He holds a Master of Arts from Cambridge University and a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from the Melbourne University. He is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He was made an Officer in the Order of Australia in 2015.