ATSE 2017 New Fellow: Mr Peter Yates AM FTSE
Mr Yates is one of Australia’s leading business figures. He has been CEO of one of its largest media organisations (PBL) and Executive Director of a major investment bank. He has a passion for science and technology and his efforts in promoting their public dissemination in Australia through the Royal Institution of Australia and the Australian Science Media Centre (both of which he chairs and co-founded). He raised multi-million dollar sums of money for both these organisations to enable them to pursue their goals. He is Deputy Chairman of Myer Family Investments and a Director of AIA Australia Limited.