Future Generation


September 2014

ASX Code




31 August 2020

Gross assets
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Fully franked annualised FY20
interim dividend (cents per share)
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dividend yield

Investment Portfolio Performance

Investment portfolio performance at 31 August 2020 6 mths Fin
1 yr 3 yrs
5 yrs
Since inception
%pa (Sept-14)
Future Generation Australia 6.3% 1.5% 5.3% 8.8% 9.4% 8.7%
S&P/ASX All Ordinaries Accummulation Index 3.7% -6.2% -3.5% 6.7% 7.9% 6.1%
Investment Portfolio Outperformance 2.6% 7.7% 8.8% 2.1% 1.5% 2.6%

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

Australian fund managers, supporting children and youth at risk.

Future Generation Australia gives investors the opportunity to gain unprecedented access to a group of prominent Australian fund managers in a single investment vehicle while supporting Australian charities focused on children and youth at risk.

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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.

Jonathan Trollip


Jonathan has over 30 years legal and commercial global experience and is currently a professional non-executive director. Previously, Jonathan was a principal of Sydney based finance group Meridian International Capital Limited and before that a partner of Herbert Smith Freehills (previously Freehills) which he joined after qualifying and working as a lawyer in London. Jonathan has post graduate degrees in Economics and Law, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and has been admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Australia.

Caroline Gurney


Caroline is currently Managing Director and Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications, Australasia and Deputy Chief Communication Officer, Asia Pacific at UBS. She is a member of the UBS Management Committee and a Director of the UBS Australia Foundation. Prior to joining UBS in 2002, Caroline was Vice President, Director of Corporate Affairs, Asia Pacific for Citibank N.A. In addition to roles in Australia, Caroline has worked in Singapore, Hong Kong and London. Caroline is currently a member of the Ascham School Council and the Centennial Park & Moore Park Trust. She is also a director of Our Watch, a charity focused on preventing violence against women and children, and an ambassador for the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation.

Stephanie Lai


Stephanie is a Chartered Accountant and a former partner of KPMG and Deloitte, with over 16 years’ professional experience advising corporates, private equity and institutional investors undertaking mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt raisings. Stephanie served for four years as a non-executive director and chair of the audit, risk and finance committee of SHINE for Kids, a not-for-profit organisation supporting children who have a parent in the criminal justice system. She also founded, grew and successfully divested an online retail business. Stephanie has a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney and is a graduate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

David Leeton


David is a senior executive of the Victor Smorgon Group (VSG). Over the past 22 years David has been actively involved in all facets of the Groups’ investments and philanthropy interests. David is the MD for Victor Smorgon Partners, a co-investment business branch of VSG plus the manager of direct family investments. David was formerly the CFO for the Victor Smorgon group for over 15 years and was responsible for the financial reporting, financing and treasury for the group. David holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance), a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and is a fully qualified CPA.

David Paradice AO


David founded Paradice Investment Management in 1999. Paradice Investment Management invests in equities around the world with offices in Australia and the USA. Paradice Investment Management manages four funds: Small Cap Australian Equities Fund, Mid Cap Australian Equities Fund, Large Cap Australian Equities Fund and Global Small Mid Cap Fund. David holds a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Sydney, a Diploma of Companies Directors from the Australian Institute of Companies Directors, a Diploma of Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australasia and a Professional Year from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia. He is a Fellow member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.

Gabriel Radzyminski


Gabriel is Managing Director of Sandon Capital Pty Limited, a firm specialising in activist investing. Sandon Capital Pty Limited is the investment manager of two wholesale managed investment schemes and a listed investment company. Gabriel has been involved in the financial services sector for more than 20 years.

Gabriel serves as Chairman of Sandon Capital Investments Limited, an executive director of Mercantile Investment Company Limited and a executive Director of Murchison Metals Limited. Gabriel also has a BA (Hons) and MCom, both from the University of New South Wales.

Kate Thorley


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 (International) Pty Limited, Director of WAM Capital Limited, WAM Research Limited, WAM Active Limited, WAM Leaders Limited, WAM Microcap Limited, WAM Global Limited and Future Generation Investment Company Limited. Kate is the Joint Company Secretary of Future Generation Global Investment Company Limited. 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 CA. She is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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

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).

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.

Matthew Kidman

Investment Committee

Matthew is Principal and Portfolio Manager of Centennial Asset Management Pty Limited. Matthew previously worked as a Portfolio Manager at Wilson Asset Management (International) Pty Limited between 1998 and 2011. Prior to joining Wilson Asset Management, Matthew worked as a finance journalist at the Sydney Morning Herald between the years 1994 and 1998. In 1997, he was made Business Editor of the paper and was charged with the responsibility of company coverage. He has degrees in Law and Economics and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance.

David Smythe

Investment Committee

David is a Managing Partner and joint founder of Zenith Investment Partners, the research business he established in November 2002. David has been in the investment industry for over 25 years and is heavily involved in all aspects of the Zenith business, including managing research, model portfolio construction and participation in client investment committee meetings.

Bruce Tomlinson

Investment Committee

Bruce is Head of Alternative Strategies at Sunsuper in Sydney, a position he has held since October 2007. He was also a Portfolio Manager of Australian Equities at Sunsuper from 2011 to 2014. Prior to this Bruce was a Statutory Fund Manager at AMP Capital Investors from August 1999.

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