Dialog Box


Who We Are

Mr Ian McGill

Director, SIMS Foundation and Director, SIMS


Ian McGill is a corporate lawyer and company director.   He was a partner at the law firm Allens for 30 years, including a stint as managing partner of the firm (then known as Allen Allen & Hemsley). His areas of legal specialisation are corporate governance, telecommunications and media regulation and technology contracts. Ian is actively involved in assisting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to achieve constitutional recognition, including a constitutionally anchored mechanism of providing First Nations peoples a voice to the Parliament.


Ian is an experienced mentor, including mentoring chief executives in the not-for-profit sector through Kilfinan Australia.  Ian was also the first graduate in marine science and law at UNSW in 1980. Ian is a director of Documentary Australia Foundation, a director of the Sydney Institute of Marine Science (as a non-academic representative of the University of Sydney), a professional fellow in the Law School of the University of Technology, Sydney, and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.