Old Boys' Business Panel
Our panel joined us for an evening to reflect on the opportunities and challenges for the Australian community.
Mr Dave Sharma MP
Dave Sharma is the Federal Liberal Member for Wentworth, elected at the 2019 Federal Election. A law graduate from the University of Cambridge, Mr Sharma joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade were he rose to the rank of Ambassador, serving as Australia's Ambassador to Israel where he advanced ties in innovation, technology, counter-terrorism and Middle East peace.
Mr Simon Hudson ('84)
Simon joined UniSuper in March 2010 and is responsible for the Fund’s international and domestic equity strategies which include internally and externally managed portfolios. He has over 22 years’ experience in equities and financial markets. Before joining UniSuper, Simon was Head of Australian Equities at Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC). His previous positions also include Senior Portfolio Manager, Australian Equities at Colonial First State and Equity Analyst at Ord Minnett Securities (now JPMorgan).
Mr Andrew Butler ('86)
As Group Executive, Office and Industrial, Andrew Butler is responsible for Mirvac's office and industrial portfolio and asset management. Andrew has been with Mirvac for 20 years, and has been involved in property investment, development, acquisitions and property funds management for more than 26 years. Andrew has had extensive experience in commercial, retail, industrial, New Zealand and the US.
Mr Andrew Bullock ('87)
Andrew Bullock is the current President of The Scots College Foundation, was Head Prefect of the College in 1987 and has been on the Old Boys' Executive Committee for many years. Andrew is a Managing Director of Adamantem Capital, and was previously a Partner at Gilbert + Tobin from 2006 to 2017, serving as head of the firm’s corporate advisory team and private equity practice. Prior to Gilbert + Tobin, Andrew was a Partner at Minter Ellison and also spent three years in the London office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. He is currently a director of Bailador Technology Investments Limited, a listed investment company focussed on providing growth capital to technology companies. Together with a number of other old boys and College parents, Andrew is on the organising committee for The Smith Family Challenge, one of the most successful charitable fundraising events in Australia. Andrew has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.
Moderated by Mr Ben English ('86)
Ben English’s 28 years at News Corp has seen him forge an extensive and illustrious career. Starting as a copy boy, Ben’s career includes roles as economics correspondent in Canberra, chief Olympics reporter, sports and political editor, European Bureau chief, editor of the Bulletin in Townsville and Gold Coast, culminating in his latest appointment as editor of The Daily Telegraph in 2018.