Talal Yassine is an experienced lawyer, banker and non-executive director.
After 10 years at PwC as a Director and strategist, Talal joined investment firm Babcock & Brown Ltd in the Corporate Finance Group and later in the Technical Real Estate Division. Later Talal held leadership positions in Better Place Australia and is the founder and Managing Director of Islamic wealth manager, Crescent Wealth.
Talal currently serves on the Board of Australia Post, Sydney Ports, the Whitlam Institute and as Deputy Chairman of the Gulf Australia Business Council. Talal has also served on the Board of Macquarie University, the Deputy Chairman of a government regulator, and as Chairman as Platinum Sound Pty Ltd.
Talal holds a Master of Laws, a Master of Business Administration which was focused on international business strategy, as well as holding degrees in law and diplomas from the AICD and UNE in directorship.
On Australia Day 2010, Talal was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his service to business and to the community through a range of education, health and multicultural organisations.