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  • Shemara Wikramanayake is best known for her current occupation - the CEO of Macquarie Group Ltd. in Australia. Before joining Macquarie she worked as a corporate lawyer at Blake Dawson Waldron. 

    When she joined Macquarie in 1987, Shemara became instrumental in the establishment of Macquarie Capital, which at the time included advistory, infrastructure fuinds, corporate leasing & lending, & cash equities.

    From 2008 - 2018 she became the group head of Macquarie Asset Management, which offers a diverse range of services, including infrastructure & real asset management, securities investment management, & fund & equity based investment solutions. During these 10 years she led a team of 1,600 staff members in 24 markets. Under her management, Macquarie Asset Management grew to become a world-leading manager of infrastructure & real assets, & a top 50 global public securities manager. 

     In 2018, Shemara replaced Nicholas Moore as Managing Director/CEO. She was appointed a Commissioner of the Global Commission on Adaptation, a World Bank-led initiative to accelerate climate adaptation action & create concerete solutions which enhance resilience. In 2019, she was appointed by the UN's Special Envoy for Climate Action, Michael Bloomberg, to the Climate Finance Leadership Initiative, which seeks a six-fold increase in climate mitigation investment from the private sector. Wikramanayake has also served as Chair of the Macquarie Group Foundation. 

    It was during this fiscal year, 2018 - 2019, that she earned $18 million dollars - $5 million more than the next CEO on the list. At this time, she had earned the highest pay for one year in the history of business CEO's in Australia. As of 2022, there is only one executive at Macquaire getting paid more, the company's head, Martin Stanley. 

    Among her incredible list of accomplishments, Shemara Wikramanayake is the only CEO among Australian's 20 biggest companies by market value. She is the first Asian-Australian woman to head an ASX 200 listed company. 




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