Alex Waislitz

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Alex Waislitz
Alex Waislitz

(1958-02-16) 16 February 1958 (age 61)
Melbourne, Australia
Board member ofFounder and CEO of Thorney Investment Group
Vice President of the Collingwood Football Club
Spouse(s)Heloise Pratt
FamilyRichard Pratt (father-in-law)
Anthony Pratt (brother-in-law)

Alex Waislitz (born 1958) is an Australian businessman.

Waislitz has been a member of the Collingwood Football Club Board of Directors since 1998 and is currently their vice-president. He has made many donations to the club.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Waislitz was born to a wealthy Jewish family. Both his Warsaw-born father, David (1922-2009), and his mother were immigrants from Poland.[citation needed] He completed a Law and Commerce Degree at Monash University, Melbourne in 1979 and completed the Owner/President Management Program of the Harvard Business School.[citation needed]

Work life[edit]

Waislitz has been a member of several Boards of directors.[citation needed] He is director of various Pratt Group and Visy board companies.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Waislitz is married to Heloise Pratt, daughter of Richard Pratt.[7] He has three children. He currently resides in Melbourne, Australia.


  1. ^ Warner, Michael; McFarlane, Glenn (15 March 2010). "Collingwood enjoys windfall". Herald Sun.
  2. ^ Thorney makes trash its treasure The Age, Melbourne, 8/9/2003
  3. ^ News Profile: A boy bought two cows... The Age, Melbourne
  4. ^ "98 private companies earning over $200m pay no tax: ATO". ABC News. Retrieved 4 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Directors List - Collingwood Football Club". Archived from the original on 18 October 2009. Retrieved 30 November 2009.
  6. ^ "International Advisory Board, Honours MBA, Ben-Gurion University". Archived from the original on 20 January 2010. Retrieved 30 November 2009.
  7. ^ Kitney, Damon (28 May 2011). "Pratt heir reveals his grief after loss of father". The Australian.

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