16 February 1958
|Board member of||Founder and CEO of Thorney Investment Group|
Vice President of the Collingwood Football Club
|Family||Richard Pratt (father-in-law)|
Anthony Pratt (brother-in-law)
Alex Waislitz (born 1958) is an Australian businessman.
Early life and education
Waislitz was born to a wealthy Jewish family. Both his Warsaw-born father, David (1922-2009), and his mother were immigrants from Poland. 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.
- Founder (1991) and executive director (1991–2009) of Thorney Investment Group which invests in public securities, private companies and property, and has close connection to the Pratt family investments. Thorney specialises in emerging companies across a broad range of industries including Manufacturing, Technology, Mining Services and Resources. In 2016 the Australian Taxation Office revealed that the company had paid no tax in 2013-14, despite revenue of $430 million.
- Director (1998–2009) of Collingwood Football Club and Vice President (2009)
- Member of the International Advisory Board for Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Ben-Gurion University School of Management
- Waislitz is also a movie producer. He has produced movies such as Hotel de Love & Joey
- Warner, Michael; McFarlane, Glenn (15 March 2010). "Collingwood enjoys windfall". Herald Sun.
- Thorney makes trash its treasure The Age, Melbourne, 8/9/2003
- News Profile: A boy bought two cows... The Age, Melbourne
- "98 private companies earning over $200m pay no tax: ATO". ABC News. Retrieved 4 April 2016.
- "Directors List - Collingwood Football Club". Archived from the original on 18 October 2009. Retrieved 30 November 2009.
- "International Advisory Board, Honours MBA, Ben-Gurion University". Archived from the original on 20 January 2010. Retrieved 30 November 2009.
- Kitney, Damon (28 May 2011). "Pratt heir reveals his grief after loss of father". The Australian.