Andrew Forrest, AO BA
Industry and philanthropic leader Andrew Forrest grew up on a remote Australian cattle station, Minderoo, before graduating from university and building a career in investment banking, mining and farming. In his professional life he has created some of the largest raw material exporters and infrastructure companies in the world.
Andrew is Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group and the trustee of the Minderoo Foundation among other significant charities and companies. Some 90 per cent of his time is now invested locally and internationally in ventures to protect and support the under privileged and communities.