Program speakers


Sally McCutchan

Sally is the Executive Director of Portfolio Management at Breakthrough Victoria. She was a founding partner and the inaugural CEO of Bridges Australia an affiliate of a global leader in impact investing, Bridges Fund Management. She has extensive experience in finance, funds management and strategy, and has spent many years working in and understanding Asia Pacific markets. She has held senior roles with Accenture, JP Morgan Investment Management and SBC Warburg (now UBS).

Sally is a non-executive director of: E&P Financial Group (ASX:EP1), Titan Securities (a NAB securitisation company), Impact Investing Australia, a member of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) and Oxfam Australia where she also Chairs the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee. She is a member of the QBE Committee of Social and Environmental Impact, the wisdom circle of First Australians Capital and the Technical Advisory Group for DFAT’s Emerging Markets Impact Investing Fund. She was a member of the expert panel of the Australian Social Impact Investing Taskforce in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative Working Group for mobilising capital. Sally is a Certified Practising Accountant and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and was recognised in 2020 with an Order of Australia award for her work in ethical investment. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance and a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University.