AIEF AMBASSADORS

Antony Shaw

CEO, HSBC Australia

Ray Martin AM

Television Host, Journalist, Author and Photographer

Nicola Forrest AO

Co-Chair and Co-Founder, Minderoo Foundation

Jillian Segal AO

Chair, General Sir John Monash Foundation

John Schaffer

Principal, Catallyst Advisors

Dr Andrew Forrest AO

Founder and Chairman, Fortescue Metals Group

Pete Andrew

Head of Industries, SAP ANZ

Dr Peter Farrell AM

Founder and Chairman, ResMed

Janet Albrechtsen

Columnist, The Australian

Nigel Allfrey

Principal, Caana Group

Nigel has over 3 decades of experience as a professional investor in both the Australian and International Funds Management industry. Today Nigel is Principal of the Caana Group Family Office and sits on a number of private company boards.  In the early 2000’s he co-founded and was CEO of Impact Investing Pty Ltd, a Funds Management FinTech company, which having achieved global client success and recognition was acquired by BlackRock Inc (BLK:NYSE) circa 2010. Prior to that he held senior portfolio management and analyst positions with leading fund management firms BlackRock and Bankers Trust. 

Kate Howitt

Investment Committee, River Capital; Chair 9 Degrees

Kate is on the Investment Committee of River Capital, a multi-asset boutique fund manager, and she continues as the chair of 9 Degrees Pty Ltd. Included in the top 30 of Citywire’s quantitative ranking of the world’s female portfolio managers, out of 1,700 managers, for 4 years. Named Money Management’s Women in Financial Services Investor of the Year 2015 and in 2016, Lonsec’s Rising Star. 
From 2007 to 2022 Kate was a portfolio manager of Australian equities funds in Fidelity International. Previously analyst/portfolio manager with AMP Capital, and a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group in Sydney. Kate received her Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Paul Whittaker

Chief Executive Officer, Sky News Australia

Chief Executive Officer of Sky News Australia, the leading provider of 24- hour television news and opinion in Australia and New Zealand and one of the nation’s biggest digital news brands. Paul is a member of News Corp Australia’s Executive Leadership Team and Chairman of The Australian newspaper’s editorial board. Former Editor-in-Chief of The Australian from 2015 to 2018 and former Editor of The Daily Telegraph from 2011 to 2015.

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