Rob Thomas is the past President of the Library Council of NSW. He has over 35 years’ experience in the securities industry. Mr Thomas is former Chairman of TAL and the Stockbrokers Association of Australia, and Director of Heartware International Ltd. He currently is Chairman of Starpharma Ltd, Aus Bio Ltd and Grahger Retail Securities Pty Ltd, and a Director of Virgin Australia Ltd, O’Connell Street Associates Pty Ltd, REVA Medical Limited and Biotron Ltd. He is Co-Chair of the State Library of NSW Foundation.