Farhaana Desai

Chief Risk Officer and Company Secretary

LLB, BBus, Grad Dip App Corp Governance

Farhaana joined Maple-Brown Abbott in January 2024 as Chief Risk Officer and Company Secretary. Farhaana manages the Legal, Risk and Compliance team responsible for oversight and governance of Maple-Brown Abbott’s risk, compliance and governance frameworks. Before joining Maple-Brown Abbott Farhaana was Head of Compliance, Australia and New Zealand, at Franklin Templeton and Head of Compliance, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand, at Legg Mason. Farhaana has worked as a Company Secretary at a number of companies and was admitted as a lawyer in 2009 while working in governance.

Board & committee membership:
Company Secretary:
Maple-Brown Abbott Limited Board
Maple-Brown Abbott Global Listed Infrastructure Pty Limited Board

Maple-Brown Abbott Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Farhaana Desai | Chief Risk Officer and Company Secretary | Maple-Brown Abbott