Steven Cole | Matrix


Independent Non-Executive Director

Steven Cole has over 40 years legal, business, corporate and directorial experience. Mr. Cole is the Managing Director of Cole Corporate, a boutique corporate and governance consultancy firm. Prior to this role he operated a corporate and financial legal practice as a senior equity partner with Allens Arthur Robinson, a leading national and Asian law firm.

His extensive boardroom and board sub-committee experience encompasses ASX listed companies in the resources, professional services, agribusiness, property management and industrial sectors, as well as a number of public sector and charitable/not for profit (NFP) appointments.

Mr Cole currently Chairs ASX listed Neometals Ltd (lithium, vanadium, battery recycling), Perth Markets Group Limited (WA fresh produce markets), QE11 Medical Centre Trust (statutory authority) as well as two proprietary investment trusts. Previously, Mr Cole was also WA State President and national board member of AICD and Vice President of CCIWA.


  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Western Australia, 1972
  • Barristers’ Board Examinations, Western Australia, 1973
  • Wharton Business School – Corporate Governance Program, 2010
  • Harvard – Corporate Governance Program, 2015