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Charles Kiefel

Charles Kiefel AM

 Distinguished Fellow

Charles is the Chairman of The Principals Funds Management. In summary, Charles’ background includes:

  • mmediate past Chairman of the Military Superannuation and Benefits Board of Trustees No 1 for 10 years to August 2007.

  • Worked in London with Lazard Brothers & Co. Limited and in New York with Lazard Freres before returning to Australia as Director, Corporate Finance with Ord Minnett and then Managing Director of Corporate Finance at ANZ Investment Bank.

  • In June 2019, appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to Australia-United States relations, and to philanthropy.

  • In September 2018 appointed as the Australian representative, in an honorary capacity, on the main Board of Directors of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils.

  • In 2013 – appointed as an honorary Distinguished Fellow of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils.

  • In March 2018 appointed Co-Chairperson of The Australian Government Advisory Board on Technology and Healthcare Competitiveness (honorary role).

  • Non-Executive Director of non-profit or charitable organisation: the Menzies Foundation for 28 years.

  • Previously held advisory board positions with Pacific Equity Partners and CHAMP LBO Private Equity Fund.

  • Awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in 2009 for “Service to the Superannuation and Funds Management industries and as a supporter of charitable and educational institutions”.

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