The management of The Melbourne Foundation comprises the following people:

Michael Cotton

Michael Cotton

Michael is a founding member of the Foundation, is the Chairman of The Melbourne Foundation and is also a member of its Fundraising Committee.

Michael currently works in Investment Banking at Credit Suisse Emerging Companies in Melbourne. He previously worked at management consulting firm LEK Consulting in Melbourne and London and in Investment Banking at ABN Amro in Hong Kong.

Michael studied at the University of Melbourne and achieved a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Commerce (With Honours).

Adrian Dark

Adrian Dark

Adrian is a founding member of the Foundation, being a director since 2006.

Adrian currently works in Equity Research at the US bank Citigroup in Sydney, where he covers publicly listed companies in property sector. He previously worked at Credit Suisse in Sydney in derivatives trading.

Adrian studied at the University of Melbourne and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (With Honours) and a Bachelor of Law.

Sam Marks

Sam MarksSam is a Director of The Melbourne Foundation and a member of its Fundraising Committee.

Sam has over 16 years of global commercial experience with General Electric, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Arthur Andersen. He is currently the Managing Director of ASX-listed Greenearth Energy, a diversified Australian renewable energy company.

Sam is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Business (Distinction) from RMIT University.

Sid Khotkar

Sid KhotkarSid is a founding member of The Melbourne Foundation and is also a member of its Fundraising Committee.

Sid currently works at the private equity firm TPG Capital in Melbourne. He previously worked at investment bank Goldman Sachs in Melbourne.

Sid studied at the University of Melbourne and was awarded a Bachelor of Commerce (with Honours in Finance), and completed a Masters of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School.

Jason Perri

Jason PerriJason is Co-Treasurer of The Melbourne Foundation.

Jason currently works at private equity firm TPG Capital in Melbourne. He previously worked at investment bank Credit Suisse in Melbourne.

Jason completed a Bachelor of Commerce and a Juris Doctor at the University of Melbourne.

Gillian Denison

Gillian DenisonGillian is the Company Secretary of The Melbourne Foundation.

Gillian is a lawyer and currently works in-house. She previously worked in corporate finance at Herbert Smith Freehills in Melbourne and also at a law firm in London.

Gillian completed a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commercial at the University of Western Australia.

Andrew Dick

Andrew DickAndrew is Co-Treasurer of The Melbourne Foundation.

Andrew currently works in Strategy at the Australian Football League. He previously worked at investment bank Credit Suisse in Melbourne.

Andrew studied at Monash University and was awarded Dean’s Honours for Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Commerce and was placed on the Dean’s Honours List for Bachelor of Engineering.

Khuzair Rehan

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Khuzair is Operations Manager of The Melbourne Foundation. Khuzair was the first recipient of a Melbourne Foundation Scholarship in 2007.

Khuzair currently works as a Bridge Engineer in the Infrastructure group at Aurecon.

Khuzair completed a Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Monash University and received the University Medal for Undergraduate Academic Excellence for graduating as Dux of the Engineering Faculty.