Who We Are

Peter Polson

Peter Polson LgePeter Polson has been the Very Special Kids’ Board Chair since 2012. His experience is in the financial services industry where he has held positions at the Colonial Group as Managing Director of the international funds management business and as an executive with the Commonwealth Banking Group. Peter was responsible for all investment and insurance services, including the group’s funds management, master funds, superannuation and insurance businesses and third-party support services for brokers, agents and financial advisers.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Masters in Business and Leadership) and has graduated from the Harvard School of Business Development Program.

In addition to his Chair role at Very Special Kids, Peter is Chairman of Challenger Limited (listed company director since November 2003), Challenger Life Company Limited and Avant Group Insurance Limited. Peter is also a director of Avant Mutual Group Limited and Avant Group Holdings Limited.