Josh Frydenberg joins Goldman Sachs

Josh Frydenberg
Goldman Sachs - Senior Regional Advisor
Date: 21 July 2022
Position: Senior Regional Advisor
By Elizabeth Fry

Former treasurer Josh Frydenberg has landed a senior role at a global investment firm after his exit from politics two months ago.

He has been appointed senior regional adviser for the Asia Pacific by Goldman Sachs.

"I am pleased to join Goldman Sachs which is the pre-eminent mergers and acquisitions and capital markets adviser to clients globally," Frydenberg said.
"I look forward to joining the team and contributing to the firm's leadership, its global capability, and its strength of client franchise."

Kevin Sneader, co-President of Goldman Sachs in Asia Pacific Ex-Japan said Australian clients will value the former treasurer's finance knowledge and experience.

"We are fortunate to bring to Goldman Sachs a person of Josh's deep public and private sector experience, connectivity, and insight. His significant understanding of geopolitical and economic issues will bring considerable value to our clients across the region and beyond," he said.

Simon Rothery, Goldman Sachs CEO in Australia and New Zealand. added:" "Our Australian clients will greatly benefit from Josh's insights and expertise gained from an impressive career which includes experience and perspectives across a range of sectors,"

Frydenberg was elected to the Australian Parliament in 2010 as the Member for Kooyong in Victoria. 
In August 2018, he was elected deputy leader of the Liberal Party and was appointed treasurer of Australia.

During his political career, he served as Minister for the Environment and Energy, Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, Assistant Treasurer and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister since the 2013 election.