Anthony (Tony) FitzGerald B.Ec, Fellow of FINSIA, JP
Mr FitzGerald has over 40 years’ experience in the financial services sector in banking and asset management. Mr FitzGerald has extensive international experience, having held senior roles in Australia, Europe, Asia and the US. A member of the Finance Audit and Risk Committee of Médecins Sans Frontiéres Australia and a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of Altius Asset Management. Mr FitzGerald has also completed numerous consulting roles as a subject matter expert for the Australian Tax Office.
Christopher Cuffe AO, BCom, FCA, FFin, FAICD
Mr Cuffe has over 35 years’ experience in the financial services industry and is well regarded for his services to the funds management industry and as an advocate for philanthropy. Until June 2017, Mr Cuffe served as UniSuper’s Chairman and was a member of its Remuneration Committee. Mr Cuffe is a continuing member of UniSuper’s Investment Committee, a position he has held since 2009.
Mr Cuffe holds a number of non-executive directorships in listed investment companies such as Argo Investments Limited, Antipodes Global Investment Company Limited, Global Value Fund Limited, Hearts and Minds Investments Limited and Realside Financial Group Pty Ltd. He was previously a director of Class Limited, a listed software company, and Chairman of investment management company, Atrium Investment Management Pty Ltd.
In the not-for-profit sector, Mr Cuffe is the Founder and Chairman of Australian Philanthropic Services Limited, a director of Third Link Investment Managers Pty Ltd and a member on the Investment Committee of the Paul Ramsay Foundation.
His former roles include CEO of Colonial First State Investments Limited where he played a major role in building the organisation from a start-up business and CEO of Challenger Financial Services Group Limited.
His professional memberships include Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australasia and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Felicity Gates B.Sc MAICD
Ms Gates has over 25 years’ experience in the Investment, Finance, Banking, Energy and Infrastructure sectors having held many non-executive directorships across several industries in Australia, North America and Europe.
Some of Ms Gates key directorships have been with the Australia Pacific Airports Corporation, Vantage Airport Group, Kelda the owner of Yorkshire Water in the UK, Itinere Infrastructuras a Spanish company, United Energy a Victorian electricity distributor, and Epic Energy Group. Some of Ms Gates key past roles have been with Castlebridge Infrastructure as Partner and Chair, the Global Chief Investment Officer of RREEF Instructure both in Sydney and New York. In this role, Ms Gates developed the infrastructure investment portfolio and led State Super’s involvement in many landmark Australian deals including the privatisation of United Energy and Melbourne Airport.
Ms Gates is the Chair of the Investment Committee, Northern Territory Local Jobs Fund, a position held since July 2019.
Ms Gates graduated from the University of Queensland having completed a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours in Mathematics. She holds a membership with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.