Govind Pillai is a Director with EY (Ernst & Young) and consults to organisations across a wide variety of industries on strategic issues. Govind’s qualifications include an Executive MBA (AGSM), Bachelor of Engineering, Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies and Authentic Leadership Development at Harvard Business School. Govind is also a practitioners of classical Indian dance and is heavily involved in art performance, direction, teaching and production through his past and present roles as Director of Karma Dance Inc. Lead male dancer of Samskriti Dance (Sydney), Dance Advisor to the Federation of Indian Music and Dance Victoria (Victoria’s peak body for classical Indian performing arts) and Vice President of Flare Dance Company Inc. Govind joined the National Theatre Board in July 2014 and was appointed Chair as at 1 July 2023, following the retirement of Susan Thacore.