25 Feb 2015

Hedge Fund Standards Board Appoints David George of Future Fund to the Board

David George, Head of Debt & Alternatives at the Future Fund, Australia’s sovereign wealth fund, has joined the board of the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB).

This appointment emphasises the important role of sovereign wealth funds in promoting better practices in the hedge fund industry, particularly in Asia Pacific.

Dame Amelia Fawcett, Chair of the HFSB, said:

“We are thrilled to welcome our new Australian member to the board. It sends another powerful signal about the global importance of the HFSB mission for the investor community worldwide and particularly in Asia Pacific.”

David George said:

“I am very pleased to join the Board. The HFSB is an important platform for promoting better industry practice to the benefit of end investors, managers and policymakers. I look forward to working with the other Trustees and to progressing this effort.”