Stephen Gerlach Mr Stephen Gerlach AM became Chancellor of Flinders University in March 2010.  He is a Company Director and Corporate Advisor.

He was Chairman of Santos Ltd for eight years until his retirement in December 2009, and was Chairman Elders Ltd (formerly Futuris Corporation Ltd.) until December 2010.

He was formerly the Chairman of Equatorial Mining Ltd, Elders Australia Ltd, Challenger Listed Investments Limited, Amdel Ltd and Penrice Ltd and a director of a number of other public companies including Southcorp Ltd, Brunner Mond Holdings Ltd (UK) and Elders Rural Bank.

Stephen Gerlach was a partner of the Adelaide legal firm Finlaysons for 23 years and its Managing Partner from 1985 to 1991.

He has also been actively involved in a number of community and professional associations and is at the present time a member of the AICD and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee.  He is currently a Trustee of the Australian Cancer Research Foundation, Chairman of Foodbank South Australia Inc and a Director of Foodbank Australia Ltd.  

Contact information

Ms Sue Fitzpatrick

Tel (08) (+61 8) 7221 8766

Email: chancellor@flinders.edu.au