Tony Eyres has a strong background in capital markets globally, covering investment banking, capital raising and advisory roles to corporate and government clients.
Tony has been involved in large capital inflow investment projects valued in the hundreds of millions. He has worked in roles in Australia and New Zealand, most recently with UBS, with exposure to investors across Asia, the US and Europe. These include large institutional investors such as pension funds together with specialist private equity firms and high net worth individuals.
He brings to Austrade a strong strategic acuity, an impressive depth of knowledge of industry supply chains and a strong alignment with the Government’s investment agenda.
Tony has a Bachelor of Science degree (in agriculture) from the University of Western Australia and was awarded a Churchill Fellowship for travel to the US, UK and Europe in 2000.
He maintains a passion for rural and regional Australia and an understanding of the importance of investment, including on infrastructure, to provide growth and employment opportunities in this part of the nation.
Tony has previous experience as Austrade’s Senior Investment Specialist for the Resources and Energy sectors. He commenced as Senior Investment Specialist for the Agribusiness and Food sectors on December 2017.