Mr Leon Kempler AM is a highly experienced business leader in the Asia Pacific region. Leon received a Medal of the Order of Australia from the Governor-General for his tireless efforts and contributions to furthering Australia–Israel bilateral trade and relations.
Leon is currently Chair of the Australia–Israel Chamber of Commerce and a Director of the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation Victoria. He is also a Director of Wonderment Walk, an open-air gallery project in Melbourne that combines science, mathematics and art to entertain the community.
Leon’s other achievements include the prestigious Jerusalem Prize for the Freedom of the Individual in Society and being made an Honorary Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
In 2021, Leon was made an Honorary Doctor of Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne.