Director, Office of the Chief Investment Officer


Future Fund

Craig Thorburn joined the Future Fund after 13 years working for both the Commonwealth Treasury and Australia’s sovereign debt manager, the Australian Office of Financial Management. Mr. Thorburn has been with the Future Fund since inception in 2006 and was a senior member of the in-house Strategy team from 2007 to 2012. From September 2020, he is working directly to the Chief Investment Officer, with a focus on strategic portfolio and investment initiatives. Previously, Mr. Thorburn joined the in-house Private Equity team with investment responsibilities cutting across venture, growth and buy-out sectors and with a focus on China and other emerging economies. He also formerly served as Director – Emerging Markets; leading the Future Fund’s efforts in better understanding the complexities of investing in Emerging Markets across all asset classes.

Mr. Thorburn graduated from the Australian National University with both a Bachelor of Commerce degree and post graduate qualifications in Economics