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Investment Subcommittee

Monitoring the University's investments and Future Fund
The Investment Subcommittee monitors and advises the Finance and Audit Committee on University investments, strategies and other major expenditure projects.

The role of the Investment Subcommittee is to monitor and advise the Finance and Audit Committee on:

  • matters relating to the University's investment portfolio with particular reference to the:
    • appropriateness of investment policies
    • success of investment strategies
    • sustainability of investment activities.
  • strategies for the management of University investments
  • recommendations for the University's Future Fund
  • recommendations for major capital expenditure projects and strategic initiatives which are funded entirely from the Future Fund.

Full terms of reference (pdf, 185KB)

Agendas and papers are distributed to subcommittee members by the University Secretariat.

Agenda deadline Meeting date Time
Monday 5 August

Wednesday 14 August

8–10am
Monday 4 November Wednesday 13 November 8–10am
Agenda deadline Meeting date Meeting time
Wednesday 12 February  Wednesday 26 February  8 -10am
Wednesday 13 May  Wednesday 27 May  8 -10am
Wednesday 12 August  Wednesday 26 August  8 -10am
Wednesday 11 November Wednesday 25 November 8 -10am
Chair and ex-officio members

Chair appointed by Senate (not a staff or student Fellow).

Member Term of office
David Mortimer AO
Chair

Current term as Chair
Jun 2019 – 31 May 2021

Previous terms as Chair of the Investment and Commercialisation Committee
Jan 2018 – May 2019

Mar 2012 – May 2014

May 2014 – May 2016

May 2016 – Dec 2017

Previous term as member of the Investment and Commercialisation Committee
May 2010 – Mar 2012

Belinda Hutchinson AM
Chancellor
ex-officio member

Current term as Chancellor
Feb 2017 – Feb 2021

Previous term as Chancellor
Feb 2013 – Feb 2017

Richard Freudenstein
Deputy Chancellor
ex-officio member

Current term as Deputy Chancellor
Dec 2017 – Mar 2020

Dr Michael Spence AC
Vice-Chancellor
ex-officio member

Current term as Vice-Chancellor
Jul 2013 – Dec 2022

Previous term as Vice-Chancellor
Jul 2008 – Jun 2013
Karen Moses
Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee
Current term as Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee
Jan 2018 – May 2020
Fellows of senate

One Fellow of Senate is appointed by Senate after consultation by the chair of the subcommittee with the Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor.

Member Term of office
Dr Lisa McIntyre

Current term
Jun 2019 – May 2021

Previous term
Jan 2018 – May 2019

External members

A minimum of one and up to two external members with appropriate professional expertise and experience appointed by Senate on the recommendation of the chair of the subcommittee.

Senate may, on the advice of the subcommittee, or on its own volition, co-opt additional members as required.

Member Term of office

Ian Macoun

Current term
Jun 2019 – May 2021

Previous terms
May 2018 – May 2019

Jan 2018 – May 2018

As member of the Investment and Commercialisation Committee
Mar 2010 – Mar 2012

Mar 2012 – May 2014

May 2014 – May 2016

May 2016 – May 2017

May 2017 – Dec 2017

Andrew Spence

Current term
Jun 2019 – May 2021

Previous terms

May 2018 – May 2019

Jan 2018 – May 2018

As member of the Investment and Commercialisation Committee
Mar 2010 – March 2012

Mar 2012 – May 2014

May 2014 – May 2016

May 2016 – Dec 2017

Attendees

Others determined by the Chair

Stephen Phillips
Vice-Principal (Operations)
Wayne Andrews
Chief Financial Officer
Miles Collins
Chief Investment Officer
 

Contact

Alexandra Breitsameter

Committee Officer
Address
  • Level 5 Corner of Eastern Avenue and City Road Administration Building F23