Andrew Forrest

Founder at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

Andrew Forrest

Andrew Forrest

Founder at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

Overview
Career Highlights

Tattarang Pty Ltd.
Minara Resources Pty Ltd.
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

RelSci Relationships

1767

Number of Boards

16

Birthday

1961 - Perth, Australia

Age

60

Number of Awards

18

Estimated Net Worth

$5.7B

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Co-Founder at Australian Childrens Trust

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Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Chief Financial Officer at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Former President at PUMA North America, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at Seven Group Holdings Ltd.

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Co-Founder at Azure Capital Partners, Inc.

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Founding Partner at The Cynosure Group

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Chief General Counsel at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer at Global Fund to End Modern Slavery

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General Manager-Magnetite, Asia Region at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Founder at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.
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Minderoo Foundation Pty Ltd. operates as a foundation or endowment. The firm supports in the area of education, research, Indigenous affairs, disaster response and the arts. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Broadway Nedlands, Australia.

Education
Economics & Politics

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a leading Australian research university and has an international reputation for excellence, innovation and enterprise. A member of the Australian 'Group of Eight' research universities, it is also among Australia's leading research universities. Sitting on the banks of the Swan River, the UWA Crawley campus is the oldest in Western Australia and among the most picturesque in the nation with its grand sandstone and terracotta buildings sitting among elegant heritage-listed gardens.

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Memberships
Member
Current

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Fellow
Current

Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy is a private company headquartered in Carlton, Australia, with operations in Hong Kong. The firm provides services to professionals engaged in all facets of the global resources sector.

Career History
Founder
2003 - Current

In less than a decade, Fortescue has gone from strength to strength through its unparalleled growth. Listed in the S&P/ASX50 share index, Fortescue has firmly established itself as one of the world's leaders in iron ore production and sea-borne trading. Fortescue's tenements are located throughout the resource rich Pilbara region of Western Australia and in such close proximity to the world's major markets of China and Asia, making the Pilbara widely regarded as the world's best address for iron ore. Fortescue has achieved these goals through engagement and support from key stakeholders including our people, local communities including traditional land owners, governments, suppliers, customers, non-government organisation and the financial markets

Chairman
2001 - Current

Tattarang Pty Ltd. develops and manages real estate properties. The firm also provides marine maintenance and boat building services. Its investment portfolio spans across agri-food, energy, resources, property, hospitality, sport and entertainment. The company was founded by John Andrew Henry Forrest and Nicola Forrest in 2001 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.

Co-Founder
2001 - Current

Minderoo Foundation Pty Ltd. operates as a foundation or endowment. The firm supports in the area of education, research, Indigenous affairs, disaster response and the arts. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Broadway Nedlands, Australia.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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2006

Courage Center is a Minnesota-based, nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center that serves children and adults experiencing barriers to health and independence. Courage Center specializes in treating brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, chronic pain, autism, and disabilities experienced since birth. Founded in 1928, Courage Center offers advanced technologies and innovation provided in part through the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors.Courage Center has locations in Golden Valley, Stillwater, Burnsville, Forest Lake and Duluth, as well as camps at Maple Lake and Lake George. Courage Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and is a United Way agency. Find out more about Courage Center by taking a Connect with Courage Tour.

Awards & Honors
Rank #80
2021
Hurun - Global Rich List
Rank #261
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
2017
Australian of the Year
Events
Speaker
Bo’ao, China
2013 Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference

Speaker
2012 Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference

Speaker
2011 Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference

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