Stephen Fitzgerald AO
Director
Champions of Change

Stephen is Chairman and Founding Partner of Affirmative Investment Management (UK), the world’s first dedicated green and impact bond fund management company.

Stephen serves on the boards of QBE Insurance Group (Australia), Lombard Odier Investment Management (UK) and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. He is also a member of the British Museum Investment Committee (UK), of the NSW Government Expert Advisory Panel on Social Impact Bonds (Australia) and has been a Male Champion of Change (Australia) since MCC’s inception in April 2010.

In 2011, Stephen was appointed to the Board of Guardians of the Future Fund (Australia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund), on which he served for a period of five years.

Previously, Stephen was Chairman of Goldman Sachs, Australia and New Zealand. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1992 and was named a Managing Director in 1998 and a Partner in 2002. In his time with Goldman Sachs he served on the GS Partnership Committee, the European Management Committee and the Asia Pacific Management Committee and has been based in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney with Goldman Sachs.

Champions of Change Founding Group

Stephen Fitzgerald AO is a Member of the Champions of Change Founding Group. The Founding Group was established in 2010 and comprises CEOs, Board Directors, Commonwealth Government Department Secretaries, University and Military leaders. Members of the Founding Group are committed to advance gender equality across their organisations and across the country. They focus on action in the areas of women’s representation in leadership, talent development, accountability and public advocacy.