Mr King has a background in equity funds management, investment banking and private equity. From 2006 to 2009 he held the position of investment manager at Consolidated Press Holdings Limited, where he was involved in the management and execution of a large portfolio of direct investments. From 2003 to 2006, Mr King was employed in several roles with NM Rothschild & Sons (Australia) Ltd, including as a senior manager within Rothschild’s mergers & acquisitions advisory business and as manager of Rothschild’s forestry managed investment scheme business. Mr King has also worked as an investment analyst with Australian equities fund manager Herschel Asset Management Ltd and as an industrial consultant with Hagen & Co Pty Ltd. Mr King holds a first class honours degree in Engineering from the University of Melbourne. Mr King has also won an Olympic gold medal in sailing and has been awarded a medal of the Order of Australia.