Presented by Australian Business Economists
Four Seasons Hotel
199 George Street
Tuesday 16 May 2017 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm (Australia/Sydney)
Friday 12 May 2017 6:00pm (Australia/Sydney)
About this event
ABE presents a lunchtime briefing and discussion with
Mr John Fraser
Secretary to the Treasury
Tuesday 16 May 2017
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: Four Seasons Sydney, 199 George Street, The Rocks
Cost: $175 members, $205 non-members, $1950 tables (of 10 guests each)
Lunch includes two courses and beverages.
Enquiries: email@example.com or call 0419 256 339
Mr Fraser has agreed to take questions from the floor.
There will be no live broadcast of this function.
Mr John Fraser
Mr Fraser was appointed Secretary to the Treasury effective 15 January 2015.
John was Chairman and CEO of UBS Global Asset Management from late 2001 to 2013 based in London. During this time, John was also a member of the UBS Group Executive Board and Chairman of UBS Saudi Arabia. In 2014, John remained as Chairman of UBS Global Asset Management, Chairman of UBS Saudi Arabia and Chairman of UBS Grocon Real Estate.
Other recent appointments have included MSCI Editorial Advisory Board, the Investment Advisory Board of Fedesa SAM (Monaco) and the AccountAbility Advisory Council (New York).
John was Chairman of Victorian Funds Management Corporation from 2009 to early 2015.
Prior to joining UBS and its predecessor organisations in 1993, John served for over twenty years with the Australian Treasury including appointment as Deputy Secretary (Economic) from 1990 - 1993 and postings at the International Monetary Fund (1978-1980) and as Minister (Economic) at the Australian Embassy in Washington DC (1985-1988).
In 1996, John was a member of the Australian Government's Audit Commission into public sector finances. John was also a Board member of the Audit Committee of the Australian Stock Exchange (1997-2003) and a Governor of Marymount International School for girls at Kingston-upon-Thames in the United Kingdom (2007-2012).
John graduated from Monash University, Melbourne, in 1972, with a first-class honours degree in economics and, in 2013, was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws by the University. John is Deputy Chairman of the Monash-Warwick University Alliance Circle. He was awarded a Centenary medal by the Commonwealth Government in 2001 for service to Australian society through business and economics.
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