Paul Clitheroe

Media money man.


Paul Clitheroe was Chairman of the Australian Government Financial Literacy Board from 2003 to 2019. He is Chairman of Ecstra, a body established to distribute proceeds from certain ASIC fines to support financial wellbeing, these total approximately $75 million.

Current Work:

Paul established ipac securities in 1983. The business was sold to AXA in 2002 with funds under management of $9 billion.

He was host of “Money” on Channel 9 from 1993 to 2002. His Talking Money segments run on radio stations all over Australia. He is Chairman of Money Magazine and his book “Making Money” has sold over 600,000 copies.

Paul is Chairman of the youth anti drink driving body RADD and is Chairman of the listed Fin Tech company InvestSMART. He holds the Chair of Financial Literacy at Macquarie University and is a Professor in the School of Business and Economics.

He was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia in 2008 for services to the financial services industry and the community.

A keen ocean racer, Paul won the 2015 Rolex Sydney to Hobart in his TP52 Balance.


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