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Investment Subcommittee

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

The role of the Investment Subcommittee is to monitor and advise the Finance 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; and
  • recommendations for major capital expenditure projects and strategic initiatives which are funded entirely from the Future Fund, including advice on the investment mandate for the Future Fund, which balances support for a broad range of core University objectives with seeking to achieve appropriate commercial returns..

Full terms of reference (pdf, 93.7KB)

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

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

Member Term of office
Dr Lisa McIntyre
Chair
Current term as Chair
Jun 2020 – May 2022

Belinda Hutchinson AC
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
April 2020 – Mar 2022

Previous 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
Jun 2020 – May 2022

Previous 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
  • To remain vacant given the appointment of three external members 
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

John Livanas

Current Term

August 2019 - May 2021

Attendees

Others determined by the Chair

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

Contact

Rosie Biasi

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