Dr Andrew Forrest
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 Minderoo Foundation among other significant charities and companies. Recognised widely as family-orientated and a strong community and arts supporter, the vast majority of his time is now invested locally and internationally in ventures to protect and support the under-privileged and communities.