Mr Kennett was an Officer in the Royal Australian Regiment, serving at home and overseas. He was Premier of Victoria from 1992 to 1999 and Leader of the Opposition 1982-1989 and 1991-1992. He was a Member of the Victorian Parliament for 23 years. Mr Kennett is currently Chairman of CT Management Group Pty Ltd., Chairman of The Original Juice Co. Limited and a Director of Amtek Corporation Pty Ltd. Mr Kennett is also the Chairman of The Torch, a program assisting incarcerated Indigenous men and women and post their release and was one of only three non-Indigenous people to be invited to serve on the National Co-Design Group developing details of The Voice to Federal Parliament for the Indigenous community. Mr Kennett was the founder of beyondblue: the national depression, anxiety and suicide initiative and was Chairman from 2000-2017. He was also Chairman of Equity Trustees from October 2017 to October 2020 and a Director from 2008 to October 2020, Chairman of Open Windows Software Pty Ltd from 2005-2021 and was a Director of Seven West Media from 2015-2019. Mr Kennett is also a past President of the Hawthorn Football Club, having served as President from 2005-2011 and 2018-2022. Mr Kennett is associated with many other community organisations. Mr Kennett was awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia in 2005.