Kerry Chikarovski

Advisory Council Member

One of the Australia’s most respected and admired former female politicians, Kerry ‘Chika’ Chikarovski, is a former New South Wales Liberal party leader and the first woman to lead a major political party in the state of New South Wales (1999-2002).

In 2003 Chika retired from politics and the following year launched her co-authored autobiography, Chika. Her government relations business, Chikarovski & Associates, which she started in 2003, continues to achieve excellent results for her clients.

With her strong political background and vast experience in dealing with government and bureaucracy, Chika and her team advise across a range of industry sectors on policy and regulatory issues, as well as in relation to major projects and procurements.

Today Chika is a highly sought after political and media commentator, keynote speaker, Master of Ceremonies, Board Director and Ambassador.


  • Board Director, New South Wales Rugby Union
  • Board Director, Waratahs Rugby Union
  • Board Director, Adopt Change
  • Board Director, Humpty Dumpty Foundation
  • Board Director, Out Watch
  • Chair, NSW Women’s Rugby Union
  • Chair, Road Safety Education
  • Ambassador, The Eggtober Foundation, YWCANSW, Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AEIF)

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