PEOPLE


EXECUTIVE TEAM

JOHN RUSSELL

Chief Executive Officer

John joined MFI as Chief Executive Officer in 2016.

John has a background in private equity investing and was a Partner at Australian growth capital and buyout firm Ironbridge. He has held senior operating roles in both public and private companies, including Group CFO with the McAleese Group and Deputy Chief Executive Officer at FleetPartners.

He graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons), before undertaking an MBA at Harvard Business School.

MICHAEL KELLY

Chief Investment Officer

Michael joined MFI in 2012 and has been the Company’s Chief Investment Officer since 2015. In this role, Michael is responsible for investment strategy and asset allocation, external fund manager relationships, key direct investment decisions and the day-to-day management of the internal investment team.

Michael has led projects to refresh manager relationships in Asia and developed market listed equities, private equity and liquid credit relationships globally.

Within Australia, Michael is involved in investment decisions across listed equities and various unlisted investments in operating subsidiaries, co-investments and property.

Before joining MFI, Michael worked for eight years in Mergers and Acquisitions advisory at Macquarie Capital.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts and Commerce (Finance Honours) from the University of Melbourne.

VICTORIA DUTHY

Chief Financial Officer

Victoria joined MFI as Chief Financial Officer in 2017 and is responsible for the leadership of MFI’s finance, operations and other corporate support functions.

Victoria was previously Group Director – Finance at Hastings Funds Management for twelve years and prior to that a member of the assurance team at PwC. She brings deep experience in investment management across both listed and unlisted securities.

Victoria holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

ALEXANDRA MOULE

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Alex joined MFI in 2017 as General Counsel and Company Secretary. In this role, Alex is responsible for managing all legal, governance and company secretarial matters for MFI, its Board and committees. Alex is the primary contact for shareholders and manages shareholder communications and engagement.

Prior to joining MFI, Alex was an Executive Counsel at Herbert Smith Freehills. She was a founding member of the Head Office Advisory team and advised both listed and unlisted clients on a broad range of board, shareholder and employee matters.

Alex holds Bachelors of Law (Honours) and Commerce (Economic Honours) from Monash University.

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