Monday Club with Michael Traill, AM (Harvard MBA), hosted by Lisa George (Harvard MPP) via Zoom, 12.30pm AEST


Michael Traill AM

Michael was founding Chief Executive of Social Ventures Australia from 2002 - 14, after 15 years as a co-founder and Executive Director of Macquarie Group’s private equity arm, Macquarie Direct Investment. He currently has a range of primarily social purpose Chair and board roles including Chair the Paul Ramsay Foundation; Executive Director of For Purpose Investments, a Director of M H Carnegie & Co, Sunsuper (where he is Investment Committee Chair), Hearts & Minds Investments, Australian Philanthropic Services and Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Social Impact at UNSW.  He is Chair of the Federal Government’s Social Impact Investing Task Force and the author of ‘Jumping Ship – From the world of corporate Australia to the heart of social investment’ which won the prestigious Ashurst Business Literature Prize.  The book reflects on his personal and professional journey and has been a widely acclaimed manifesto for change and action in the social purpose sector. He holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from Harvard University.

Lisa George
Lisa George (MPP 2006) is a former Co-President of the Harvard Club of Australia and current Chair of the HCA Nonprofit Fellowship Program. She is the Global Head of the Macquarie Group Foundation, based in Singapore. Lisa also serves on the board of Philanthropy Australia.  


12:30PM - 2:00PM Mon 6 Jul 2020, Australia/Sydney timezone