Future Generation


September 2015

ASX Code




31 August 2020

Gross assets
Share price
Pre-tax net tangible assets
Fully franked full year dividend

Investment Portfolio Performance

Investment portfolio performance at 31 August 2020 6 mths Fin
1 yr 3 yrs
Since inception
%pa (Sept-15)
Future Generation Global 3.2% 6.3% 12.0% 13.9% 10.1%
MSCI AC World Index (AUD) 1.2% -0.4% 6.1% 11.6% 9.5%
Investment Portfolio Outperformance 2.0% 6.7% 5.9% 2.3% 0.6%

Investment portfolio performance and index returns are before expenses, fees and taxes

Global fund managers, supporting children and youth mental health.

Future Generation Global is Australia’s first internationally focused listed investment company with the dual objectives of providing shareholders with diversified exposure to selected global fund managers and changing the lives of young Australians affected by mental illness.

Fund managers


Service providers

Management, Board and Investment Committee

Louise Walsh

Chief Executive Officer

Louise is a senior executive with a strong mix of experience in the not-for-profit, government and private sectors. A former solicitor at Allens, she has spent most of her career in sport, arts and philanthropy. Louise was previously the CEO of Philanthropy Australia, the peak body for philanthropy in Australia and is a board member of St Vincent’s Curran Foundation, the City Recital Hall in Sydney and the Snow Foundation. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Belinda Hutchinson AC


Belinda has over 20 years’ experience as a non-executive director having served on the boards of Telstra, AGL Energy, QBE Insurance, Coles Myer, Energy Australia, TAB, Crane Group and Sydney Water. Belinda commenced her executive career with Andersen Consulting working in Australia and the USA. She moved to Citibank becoming a Vice President in project and corporate finance following which she joined Macquarie Group as an Executive Director and became head of Macquarie Equity Capital. Belinda is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.

Frank Casarotti


Frank joined Magellan Financial Group in March 2007 and is General Manager – Distribution. Frank began his career at Australian Eagle Insurance Group in 1979, later joining Colonial First State (then known as First State Fund Managers) as its Queensland State Manager in 1992 and relocating to Sydney to take up the role of Head of Adviser Distribution in 2001. His role at Colonial First State extended from the promotion of Colonial’s asset management business capability to its entry into the platform market.

Kiera Grant

Director & Chairman - Investment Committee

Kiera Grant has extensive experience as a non-executive Director of public and private companies as well as senior management experience, having spent 20 years in financial markets, most recently as Executive Director, as both an Equities Consumer Lead Analyst and Account Manager at UBS Australia. Kiera serves on the boards of Adairs Ltd and Samuel Smith & Sons Pty Ltd (holding company of the Yalumba Wine Company and Negociants Distribution). She was previously a non executive director of Sydney Dance Company and Pacific Brands Ltd., now part of the Hanesbrands. Kiera chairs the the Art Gallery of NSW Foundation and sits on a number of investment committees including The Art Gallery of New South Wales Foundation and the Ascham Foundation.

Sarah Morgan


Sarah is an experienced corporate financial advisor. Her previous executive roles included 16 years with independent corporate advisory firm Grant Samuel. Sarah is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Jonathan Nicholas


Jonathan was one of the early staff members of ReachOut and served the organisation for more than 20 years, including as Founding CEO of ReachOut Ireland in 2009 and CEO of ReachOut Australia between 2010 and 2018. In 2018, Jonathan established the Wellbeing Outfit, a consulting business specialising in mental health and wellbeing. Jonathan is also an Executive Consultant at Ernst & Young specialising in mental health.

Geoff R Wilson


Geoff’s broad business experience across a range of sectors spans more than 35 years, holding numerous positions with KPMG in Australia, including as CEO in Hong Kong, as COO for Asia Pacific and as a Partner in Silicon Valley. He is a founding member of the Male Champions of Change, a member of the UNSW Business School Advisory Council, former President of the Business Schools alumni network in Hong Kong and has been active in the not-for-profit sector across education and indigenous engagement. Geoff is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Geoff Wilson AO

Founder and Director

Geoff has over 39 years’ direct experience in investment markets having held a variety of senior investment roles in Australia, the UK and the US. Geoff founded Wilson Asset Management in 1997. Geoff created Australia’s first listed philanthropic wealth creation vehicles, Future Generation Investment Company and Future Generation Global Investment Company. Geoff is Chairman of WAM Capital, WAM Leaders, WAM Global, WAM Research, WAM Active and WAM Microcap. Geoff holds a number of additional directorships with investment companies and non-profit organisations.

Mark Licciardo

Joint Company Secretary

Mark is the founder and Managing Director of Mertons Corporate Services. A former Company Secretary of Top 50 ASX listed companies Transurban Group and Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited, his expertise includes working with boards of directors in the areas of corporate governance, administration and company secretarial. Mark is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), the Institute of Company Secretaries and Administrators and the Governance Institute of Australia. Mark is a current director of a number of ASX listed public and private companies and a former Chairman of the Governance Institute of Australia Victoria division, Melbourne Fringe Festival and the Academy of Design Melbourne (LCI Melbourne).

Kate Thorley

Joint Company Secretary

Kate has over 15 years’ experience in the funds management industry and more than 20 years of financial accounting and corporate governance experience. Kate is the Chief Executive Officer of Wilson Asset Management, Director of WAM Capital, WAM Leaders, WAM Research, WAM Active, WAM Microcap, WAM Global and Future Generation Investment Company. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant. She is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Sean Webster

Investment Committee

Sean is Senior Manager – Research and Investment Strategy in Advice-Research at AMP Financial Services. He has a strong research background that spans over 24 years bringing a wealth of investment research and management experience. Sean previously worked at Australian Fund Monitors, a boutique, research house specialising in absolute return funds. Sean has also been Head of Investment Research at Byron Capital Private Investor and a senior analyst with Berkley Group (now Findex) and has experience as an investment manager with Centuria Capital, a multi-manager funds management business. Sean has a strong economics background and experience across all asset classes including equities, fixed interest, property, and alternatives and has a Master of Arts from Clark University, Massachusetts, USA, a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Gary Brader

Investment Committee

Gary joined the Investment Committee in October 2018. Gary has worked at QBE since 2003 and was appointed Group Chief Investment Officer in January 2011. Prior to this, Gary worked at Alliance Capital in London, with 19 years investment experience including time with AXA Investment Managers in London and AXA Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration.

John Coombe

Investment Committee

John is a Principal Consultant and a Director at investment consulting firm JANA and has worked at the firm since 1988. Prior to joining JANA, John’s experience included 10 years at the State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV), where he worked in the superannuation, treasury and accounting areas. John holds a Diploma of Business Studies from Footscray Institute of Technology and is a qualified accountant.

Chris Donohoe

Investment Committee

Chris joined the Investment Committee in May 2016, after serving as the Co-Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the Company’s inaugural year. Chris is the founder of Seed Partnerships Pty Limited. He has CEO experience in funds management and considerable experience in the initiation, capital raising and management of Listed Investment Companies. Prior to forming Seed Partnerships Pty Limited, Chris was the CEO, Director and Compliance Committee Member at PM Capital Limited. He was also the CEO and Director of the PM Capital Global Opportuni¬ties Fund Limited and PM Capital Asian Opportunities Fund Limited. Prior to a 14-year career in funds management, Chris gained several years’ experience trading in the derivatives and bond markets. Chris is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). He holds a Masters of Business in Finance, majoring in Funds Management, from the University of Technology Sydney.

Lukasz de Pourbaix

Investment Committee

Lukasz leads the Lonsec Investment Solutions Pty Limited (LIS) business as Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer. LIS harnesses Lonsec’s broad investment research and portfolio construction expertise delivering effective and efficient portfolio solutions to financial advisers. Lukasz is also Chairman of Lonsec’s Asset Allocation Investment Committee and is a member of the Manager Selection and Direct Equities Investment Committees. Prior this, Lukasz was Lonsec’s General Manger – Investment Consulting where he provided portfolio construction and manager selection advice to dealer groups, fund managers, super funds and private wealth institutions. Lukasz has over 18 years’ industry experience commencing his research career at ING Australia where he was Research Manager. Prior to ING, he worked for BT Investment Management. Lukasz holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and the CIMA designation.

Aman Ramrakha

Investment Committee

Aman is currently Director, Manager Research Ratings at Morningstar. Prior to this, Aman was an Executive Manager at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia where he was responsible for the investment and insurance research function within the Wealth Management Advice Business. In a prior role, Aman was responsible for constructing investment portfolios for high net worth individuals. Aman has over 20 years financial services experience and has held technical, consulting and advisory roles at BT Financial Group, Colonial First State, KPMG and the Commonwealth Private Bank. Aman holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Economics and Finance, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments, Diploma of Financial Planning and is a Certified Investment Management Consultant.

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