‘Working at SVA gives me a context where I can use the skills, experience and networks developed over 25 years in the corporate world to help create an Australia where everyone has an opportunity to thrive.’
Rob Koczkar joined SVA as CEO in October 2014. He has extensive experience in investing and management consulting, along with a deep understanding of the social purpose sector from serving on the boards of Social Ventures Australia and Goodstart Early Learning.
Prior to joining SVA Rob was a Managing Director of Pacific Equity Partners from 2004-2014, and a Principal with Texas Pacific Group. He led investments in a number of companies including Energy Developments, Spotless, and Collins Foods. Rob also spent seven years with Bain & Company, advising clients on issues relating to strategy, mergers, and operating improvements in a wide range of industries.
Rob received a BEng (Hons.) in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Melbourne.
Rob currently serves on the board of GoodStart Early Learning Limited and is a Director of Adamantem Capital. He is also a member of the Australian Government’s Cities Reference Group to support the delivery of the Smart Cities Plan. Previously, he served on the boards of Spotless Group Holdings Limited, Energy Developments Limited and on Mission Australia’s Corporate Advisory Council.
Download Rob’s speech for CEDA: Breakfast on the Run on Thursday 19 May 2016 (PDF, 3.2MB)