Zia Qureshi, Group Chief Executive of Catalyst, with David Murray, Chairman of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds; Chairman of Australia’s Future Fund and Board of Guardians; and former CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Catalyst with long-standing business friend, Mr David Murray, Chairman of Australia’s Future Fund and former CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. David Murray, as Chairman of Australia’s Future Fund had the objective to invest its $64 billion assets. He was also the Chairman of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds, and Chaired the Drafting Group for the International Working Group of Sovereign Wealth Funds. This Group represents 23 countries with sovereign wealth funds. Catalyst first had the honour of working with David Murray in the mid-1990s, when he was CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. He held this position from 1992 until 2005, during which time he transformed the bank from a partly privatised bank with a market capitalisation of $6 billion, to an integrated financial services company, with capitalisation increasing by $80 billion. Catalyst regularly undertook projects for the CBA during this time.
The Hon. Bob Carr, former Premier of the State of New South Wales and current Foreign Minister to Australia, Mr. Jim Warren, Group Operations Director Catalyst, Mr. David Gonski, Chairman Coca-Cola Amati and lnvestec Australia with Catalyst Executive Director Mr. Mark Volpato and Ms. Anita Zheng, Catalyst China Business Development Manager.