Ewen Crouch AM is a director of Westpac Banking Corporation. He is a director of BlueScope Steel Limited. He is also a board member of Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Jawun.
From 1988 to 2013, Mr Crouch was a Partner at Allens, one of Australia’s foremost commercial law firms, where he was one of the country’s most accomplished mergers and acquisitions lawyers. He served as a member of the firm’s Board for 11 years, including four years as Chairman of Partners. His roles at Allens included Co-Head Mergers and Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets, Executive Partner – Asia Offices and Deputy Managing Partner.
Mr Crouch is a member of the Commonwealth Remuneration Tribunal, Corporations Committee of the Law Council of Australia and ASIC’s Director Advisory Panel. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of its Law Committee.
Mr Crouch served as a director of Mission Australia from 1995 and as Chairman from 2009, before retiring in November 2016. From 2010 to 2015, he was a member of the Takeovers Panel.
In 2013, Mr Crouch was awarded an Order of Australia in recognition of his significant service to the law as a contributor to legal professional organisations and to the community.