The Australian Business Growth Fund (ABGF) announces the appointment of Catherine Robson and Kee Wong as non-executive directors to the board.

Catherine’s career has spanned banking, venture capital and wealth management with a demonstrated commitment to audit and risk governance for both ASX-listed and APRA-regulated entities. Catherine is currently chair of Equity Trustees Superannuation and nonexecutive director of EQT Holdings.

Kee is an experienced entrepreneur, investor and advisor across sectors such as health, energy, and technology in Australia, Asia Pacific countries and the US. Kee is currently nonexecutive director at ASX-listed, the Nomura Research Institute in Australia and the Australian Energy Market Operator. He previously served as a director of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Invocare.

Elana Rubin, Chair of ABGF, commented on behalf of the board: “The appointment of Catherine and Kee marks a milestone for ABGF as we continue to expand our board with business leaders of exceptional calibre. Their deep expertise and insights will be highly valued as we continue to back ambitious businesses to help them grow.”

Catherine, who is appointed Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, said: “There is a clear strategic opportunity for a patient capital provider of scale to service the gap between venture capital and private equity. This role is a unique chance to directly influence the growth trajectory of Australian businesses.”

Kee commented: “After working with companies in the innovation economy across multiple continents for over three decades, I am delighted to be joining the board of directors of ABGF to empower ambitious Australian businesses to reach their full potential.”

ABGF is Australia’s only purpose-built growth capital fund dedicated to the SME sector.


ABOUT ABGF: ABGF is Australia’s only purpose-built growth capital fund dedicated to the SME sector. ABGF is dedicated to investing in Australian entrepreneurs, disruptors and growth-oriented businesses to unlock economic benefits for all Australians. They have over $500 million of capital to deploy and have already invested over $150 million into companies that are shaking up Australian industries to solve some of the country’s biggest challenges. Their unique public-private partnership model, facilitated by a powerful alliance between the Federal Government and six leading banks, bridges a critical gap in the market, between venture capital and private equity.


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