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Danny Gilbert

  • Cape York Partnership Board – Co-Chair

Danny Gilbert AM is co-founder and Managing Partner of Gilbert + Tobin.

In his role as co-founder and Managing Partner of Gilbert + Tobin, Danny has been the recipient of several awards, including the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards Managing Partner of the Year 2018 and the 2017 Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers first ever Special Achievement Award for his extraordinary contribution to law and commitment to innovation.

Danny is currently Director, Business Council of Australia; Co-Chair Cape York Partnership Group Pty Limited; Co-Chair, Australians for Indigenous Constitutional Recognition Ltd; Member, Social Impact Investing Taskforce Expert Panel, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet; Honorary Ambassador of Menzies School of Health Research.

Danny is a former Non-Executive Director of National Australia Bank Limited 2004-2016; former Chairman Western Sydney University Foundation 2012-2019; former Chairman National Museum of Australia 2009-2015; former Chairman Australian Film Television and Radio School; former Chairman Law and Justice Foundation of NSW and former Chairman of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre.

In June 2005, Danny was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for his service to the law and to the community, particularly Indigenous Australians. In December 2019 Danny was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, by the University of New South.

Danny is also a trustee of various private charitable trusts.

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