Rod de Aboitiz is a founder and Managing Director of Sirius Capital Partners a cutting edge Australian Corporate Advisory and Investment firm.
Rod started his professional career with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) where he spent 12 years working in the firm's assurance practices in Sydney, Singapore, Vietnam and New York. He was Chief Financial Officer of Rothschild Australia a full service merchant bank with strong competencies in resources banking and bullion between 2004 and 2006, before his appointment as the Chief Financial Officer of the ASX listed Abacus Property Group where he remained until 2012.
At Sirius, Rod brings to bear his 25 plus years of deep international corporate experience in Advisory, Corporate Finance, Strategy, Asset Management and Capital Raising to help clients in the Education, Health, Real Estate, Hospitality and Technology sectors thrive and prosper.
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA), Rod has a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney and an MBA from UNSW. Rod has also been a member and chairman of the PCA’s CFO Round Table. An honorary Alumni Leader in recognition of his service to the Business School, Rod was President of the Alumni Advisory Board (2006-08).
Relentlessly curious, Rod values reciprocity, is passionate about lifelong learning, believes in demonstrably transformative power of education and in making better mental health solutions more available to all Australians.