Sidney Myer AM

Chairman of Myer Family Investments Pty Ltd, and Chairman of the Estate of Sidney Myer.

After 20 years as the CEO of The Yulgilbar Group of Companies, Mr Myer retired in 2016 and remains a non-executive director of the Group.  The Yulgilbar Group of Companies manages local and international investment portfolios, agricultural interests in Australia, and the property and business interests.  He is also a Director of boutique fund manager, Copia Investment Partners.

Mr Myer graduated in Economics and Marketing from Monash University and has over 30 years’ experience in retailing and investment management industries in Australia and overseas.

Mr Myer has built diverse global networks across business, government, academia and the arts.  He has particular strong associations with Asia, having lived and worked in Malaysia for over four years in the early 1990’s.

Mr Myer is an active contributor to, and supporter of, many charitable projects.  He recently retired as Chairman of Asialink after 12 years in the role.  In 2015 he joined the Board of the National Portrait Gallery Australia, and became President of the National Portrait Gallery Foundation.  Mr Myer is also a Trustee of The Sidney Myer Fund, which funds initiatives across a wide range of social and community projects in Australia.