Brown is director of management consultancy Alford Brown & Associates. He draws on more than 30 years’ experience in his professional services career, including executive roles with HSBC, National Australia Bank, Westpac and State Street. He is also a director of Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT), Australia’s largest service provider for people on the autism spectrum. Brown has earned master’s and bachelor’s degrees in applied mathematics and a graduate diploma in applied finance. He is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.