Claude Gauchat is the Co-Chair of the Partnership Advisory Council and the managing director of direct2 Pty Ltd, a niche consultancy that advises on reputation risk management. Claude has extensive international business and board experience, with specialist skills in strategic planning and corporate governance. He is a past facilitator with the Australian Institute of Company Directors for the strategy and risk modules and has broad experience in stakeholder consultation, community engagement and advocacy work.
Claude currently serves as an independent member of the Audit Committee of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) and as a non-executive director of The Institute for Creative Health, a not-for-profit public company that promotes the arts as an integral part of health settings. His key interests include the governance of the consumer’s voice in decision-making during all stages of health services and strategic reputation management.