John Fraser joins the Board of Advance


John Fraser, former Secretary to the Treasury joins the Board of Advance, Australia’s leading network of global Australians.

Advance is delighted to announce the appointment of John Fraser to its’ Board of Directors as it continues to expand its global reach and capacity. 

“John understands the importance for Australia of harnessing and connecting our global influencers and future leaders to create a smart grid of talent and soft power in the world,” said Yasmin Allen, Chairman, Advance.”He will bring a unique global finance and public policy perspective to the Board as we expand our engagement and connectivity with Australia’s global diaspora.”

John’s career spans several decades in global leadership roles in investment banking, asset management and public policy. He was Chairman and CEO, UBS Global Asset Management based in London for over a decade and held several senior executive roles in Asia Pacific. He served as Deputy Secretary to the Australian Treasury early in his career and most recently was Secretary to the Australian Treasury for three and a half years until July 2018.

“Advance is an organisation with a mission to accelerate, connect and champion Australian talent and Australia on the world stage,” said Fraser. “I look forward to joining the Board and supporting this purpose.”

In addition to the Advance Board, John recently joined the Board of AMP, Judo Capital and Australian Future Fund.