Who We Are

Peter Polson

Peter Polson Lge

Peter Polson has been chair of the Very Special Kids’ Board since 2012.

A financial services professional with many decades of experience, Peter has previously been Group Executive at CBA, Chiel Executive Colonial First Stat and Managing Director.

In these roles he was responsible for all investment and insurance services, including funds management, master funds, superannuation and insurance businesses, and third-party support services for brokers, agents and financial advisers.

In addition to his Chair role at Very Special Kids, Peter was until last year 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, Avant Group Holdings Limited and Copia Investment Partners.

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