Trevor Rowe

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Trevor Rowe, AO
Born 1943
Residence Australia
Nationality Australian
Occupation Chairman, Rothschild Australia;
Chairman, United Group;
Chancellor, Bond University (2003–09)
Board member of Australian Stock Exchange, Future Fund

Trevor Cyril Rowe, AO, is an Australian businessman, and has held numerous executive positions in the public and private sectors. Among his present positions, he is the executive chairman of Rothschild Australia, chairman of the United Group (since 2003), and a member of the Board of Guardians of the Australian Government Future Fund (since 2006).

Rowe's career included over 20 years of work in investment banking, establishing the Australian offices of Salomon Brothers. He held numerous positions with the Wall Street investment bank in Australia and the United States, before joining Citigroup when it bought Salomon Brothers and holding the position of chairman of investment banking with Citigroup Global Markets. He left in 2005 to become chairman of Rothschild Australia.

Rowe served as Chancellor of Bond University on the Gold Coast, Queensland from 2003 to 2009. In May 2009, Rowe was awarded an Honorary Doctorate at Bond, to coincide with the end of his term; he continues to serve as a Trustee Board Member at Bond.


Rowe was awarded the Centenary Medal in 2001 for distinguished service to the finance industry.[1] On 14 June 2004, he was named a Member of the Order of Australia for service to the investment banking sector and as a contributor to the formulation of public policy, to higher education, and to the community.[2] On 13 June 2011, he was named an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to the finance sector, particularly in the area of investment management, to higher education as Chancellor of Bond University, and to the community.[3]


  1. ^ "Trevor Rowe". Australian Honours Database. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Trevor Rowe AM". Australian Honours Database. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Trevor Rowe AO". Australian Honours Database. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Imelda Roche
Chancellor of Bond University
2003 – 2009
Succeeded by
Helen Nugent