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Mr Matthew Grounds AM

Mr Matthew Grounds is the Executive Chairman of Barrenjoey Capital Partners a financial services firm. Mr Grounds has been involved in investment banking for over 30 years. He is one of Australia’s most experienced corporate advisers and has been responsible for a number of landmark transactions for Australian and global organisations.

Over a 25-year period, Mr Grounds held a number of local and global senior leadership roles at UBS including leading the local investment banking business since 2003, and most recently, Chief Executive Officer and Country Head of UBS Australasia from 2008 -2019 when he retired. He also served as the Joint Global Head of Investment Banking for UBS from 2009 - 2012 and was a member of UBS’ Global Executive Committee from 2009 - 2015.

In addition to being Chairman of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute since 2013, Mr Grounds serves on the board of a number of not-for profit organisations including as a member of the University of New South Wales Council since 2006, an Advisory Board member of JDRF since 2009, Director of the Financial Markets for Children Foundation since 2017, Co-Founder and Director of Charitable Listed Investment Company, Hearts & Minds Investments Limited since 2018, and Chairman of NSW Govt. Cardiovascular Research Advisory Group since 2018.

In January 2020 he was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia for his outstanding contributions to advancing and supporting medical research, philanthropy, education and investment banking.

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