The Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing provides leadership and strategy for accelerating the growth of the impact investment market in Australia, as well as informing global market development through the Global Social Impact Investment Steering Group (formerly the Social Impact Investment Taskforce established by the G8).
Established in 2014, the Board comprises a number of Australia’s most experienced leaders spanning the finance, business, not for profit, philanthropic and community sectors; each committed to growing the opportunities for investments that deliver measurable social and environmental outcomes alongside financial returns.
Board Members and Ambassadors:
Rosemary Addis (Chair)
Adrian Appo OAM
Christopher Thorn AM
Carolyn Hewson AO
Carol Schwartz AM
Peter Shergold AC
Impact Investing Australia
First Australians Capital
Social Enterprise Finance Australia
Community Council of Australia
Chartered Accountants Benevolent Foundation Ltd and GP Partners Australia, Social Capital SA and The Australian Centre for Social Innovation, Social Capital and Carnegie Mellon University Australia
Community Services Industry Alliance
National Australia Bank
Standard & Poor’s
University of Sydney
Ernst & Young
Non-Executive Director (Ambassador)
Trawalla Foundation (Ambassador)
Western Sydney University (Ambassador
The Australian Advisory Board is grateful to former Advisory Board members Stephen Dunne, Stephen Fitzgerald, Michael Traill and Paul Peters for their contributions to the Board and the Australian strategy.