John Bullwinkel is the managing director of Business Partners, a boutique advisory and investment consulting company based in Melbourne. He has held senior private banking roles at Macquarie Private Bank, ANZ Private Bank, Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch. He has also held senior positions at Citibank and NatWest in corporate and commercial banking. Mr Bullwinkel is a qualified accountant in Australia and a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants. He also holds a Diploma of Financial Services and is registered with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission.
Mr Bullwinkel has been a licensed Securities Dealer under the US SEC (Series 7 qualification) and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is involved with several not-for-profit organisations in Melbourne and is chair of the Ethiopiaid Australian Foundation and an Ambassador for the Skin & Cancer Foundation. He is also a past director of the Monash University Medical Foundation, was chair of St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School Foundation in Brisbane and chair of Youth Off the Streets in Sydney which is a charity that helps the needy and homeless young people who have been severely abused or neglected.