Meet The Board

Members


Matthew

Simon

Michael
Biography
Dr Matthew Fitzpatrick is a Senior Associate in the CEO’s Office of the Westpac Group and is also the CEO Founder of Investing for Charity, a charitable managed fund.  Matthew has always loved mathematics and completed a PhD in statistics from the University of Sydney titled “Multi-regime models involving Markov chains” while he worked for 6 years in Quantitative Analytics at both CBA and Westpac.

Matthew founded Investing for Charity in 2009, which initially stemmed from a student club that he founded called the University Network for Investing and Trading (UNIT), which is now one of the largest and fastest growing business-based student clubs in Australia.  He aims to grow I4C throughout his career to achieve its vision of a world where members of the financial services industry are highly respected professionals who make a valued contribution to society.  Matthew is the third oldest in a family of 6 children, and currently lives with his wife, Rose, and their baby son Sean.
Biography
Simon joined Westpac Institutional Bank (WIB) in May 2011. He has over 20 years experience in financial markets and is currently Managing Director and Global Head of Fixed Income Trading within WIB’s Financial Markets business. He sits on the Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) leadership team.

The Fixed Income Trading team of 34 professionals are in Auckland, Sydney, Singapore, London and New York. The business is responsible for Westpac's trading in all fixed income products, primarily focussing on AUD, NZD and Asian markets.

Simon is on the board of Yieldbroker, Australia’s leading electronic fixed income marketplace and Investing for Charity, a charitable managed fund.

Prior to joining Westpac, Simon held a number of management and trading positions during a 16 year career at Citibank. Most recently, he spent three years in Tokyo with Citibank as Managing Director with responsibility for G10 rates trading in Asia/Pacific. Prior to this he had several trading and management roles in Hong Kong and Sydney.
Biography
Dr Michael Fitzpatrick.born 25th April 1955, Manchester, England. Michael was educated at Xaverian College Manchester.He attended Liverpool University where he attained the of Bachelor of Dental surgery in 1978. Michael worked in general dental practice in Liverpool, St Helens and Garston before developing a general dental practice in Warrington, Cheshire. Michael emigrated to Australia in 1989 where he owned and operated dental surgeries at Lane Cove and West Pennant Hills.He retired in 2012 Michael and his wife Moira have six children and two grandchildren.


Emily

Arwin

Siobhan
Biography
Emily Fitzpatrick is a Paediatric Registrar for Sydney West Area Health Service and is a Director of the Board for Investing for Charity. Emily is passionate about working to support children and vulnerable populations. Since graduating from Medical School, she has been working with Sydney Children's Hospital Network and is involved with research with Aboriginal communities based in the Kimberley. She is currently completing a PhD on engaging remote Aboriginal communities in health research. She aims to support I4C as a doctor with a vested interest in the welfare of young people of Australia and contribute to theboard of directors from the perspective of a health professional.
Biography
Arwin Soetanto is an investment professional at Crescent Capital, a leading Australian private equity firm focused on investments in companies with high growth potential. Prior to Crescent, Arwin worked in management consulting at Bain & Company and investment banking at J.P. Morgan.

Arwin is passionate about leveraging business to drive social impact. In 2014, he founded Streams Capital to provide early stage capital to mission-driven entrepreneurs delivering health, education and job creation in disadvantaged communities.

Arwin co-founded Investing for Charity in 2009 where he focused on fundraising and development of the investment process. In 2011, Arwin met a beautiful girl by the name of Paulette when she joined Investing for Charity's executive team, and four years later they became a happily married couple.

Arwin studied BCom / LLB (Hons) at the University of New South Wales.
Biography
Siobhan Fitzpatrick is a doctor at Royal North Shore Hospital interested in pursuing a career in surgery. Siobhan has interests in education, gender equality and the professional development of young people, and consequently founded the first student surgical society in Queensland, the Surgical Interest Association Inc. (Surgia), which now has over 1000 members across two Universities. After serving as founding Secretary and President, Siobhan was elected as the Vice President of the International Association of Student Surgical Societies (IASSS) and over the last year has led the foundation of the Australasian Students’ Surgical Association Ltd. (ASSA), forming the peak representative student body for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).

As a young female professional with a passion for philanthropy, Siobhan is excited to contribute to Investing for Charity as a Board member. Having successfully completed the Equity Analyst Training program in 2013, Siobhan has an in depth knowledge of the organisation and hopes that her professional experience and core values as a doctor, educator and volunteer will assist Investing for Charity to achieve its vision.

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