The Walkley Directors are the members and directors of the company Walkley Foundation Limited, which is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission.
Adele Ferguson started her career in journalism at The Advertiser in Adelaide. She has been deputy editor and chief business commentator at BRW magazine and a senior columnist at The Australian. Ms Ferguson has a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Adelaide University. Her journalism honours include eight Walkleys including the Gold Walkley, a series of Quill awards including two Gold Quill Awards, a series of Kennedy Awards including two Gold Kennedy Awards, a Logie, National Press Club awards including Journalist of the Year, and the Graham Perkin Journalist of the Year award from the Melbourne Press Club. In 2019 Adele Ferguson was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).
For most of his time at the ABC, Michael has been responsible for editing the business news page, as well as writing much of its content. However, he has also worked as a reporter and producer for The Business and as a business and economics reporter for PM, The World Today and AM, and remains a regular contributor to the ABC's finance coverage on TV and radio. Michael is also co-Vice President of the Media Section of the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance.