Prior to joining Alvarium, Bernard led a $17bn corporate banking division of Australia’s largest bank, working with many of Australia’s most successful corporates and private families across all property asset classes and a broad range of operating businesses. Prior to his time in banking he was CEO of a major fully integrated Australian food business. Bernard is also non-executive Chairman of Australia’s largest private residential land developer.He has lived and worked in Australia, USA and UK, beginning his career in New Zealand with Colliers Jardine having graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Real Estate. He also holds an MBA with honours from the Williams School of Business at Xavier University, Ohio, USA.
He is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.