Alex Waislitz & Martin Casey
Major shareholder and Non-Executive Director
Alex Waislitz is Chairman of Thorney Investment Group (TIG) a major shareholder of Fortlake. As founder and Chairman Mr Waislitz built TIG into one of Australia’s most successful private investment groups. He has extensive business and capital markets experience and has been a member of several public company boards.
Mr Waislitz is the current Vice President of the Collingwood Football Club Limited where he has been a director since 1998.
He served on the boards of Zoos Victoria Foundation Board and the Victorian State Government Zoological Parks and Gardens between 2010 and 2012. He joined the International Advisory Board of Maccabi World Union in 2012 and is a former member of the International Advisory Board for the MBA program at Ben Gurion University School of Management.
Mr Waislitz has established registered charities; the Waislitz Foundation (2013) and more recently the Waislitz Family Foundation (2015). These charities focus on community projects, education, health, indigenous programs and the arts.
Mr Waislitz is a graduate of Monash University in Law and Commerce and a Graduate of the Harvard Business School OPM Program.