Huy Truong (Board Member)

Huy arrived in Australia in 1978 as a boat refugee and has since developed a diverse entrepreneurial and social impact career.

Huy has a portfolio of not-for-profit, government and commercial activities including:

  • Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Thrive Refugee Enterprise
  • Member of the Immigration Minister’s Settlement Advisory Council
  • Chair of the Economic Participation committee for refugees and migrants (reporting to the Advisory Council)
  • Board Director of the Migrant Justice Institute
  • Board Director of the Centre for Policy Development
  • Chair of Save the Children’s Impact Fund Investment Committee
  • Managing Director of York Avenue Investment

Huy’s previous activities have included ALI Group (Owner and CEO), Yarra Capital Partners (Co-Founder and MD), Jurlique International (CEO); Carter Holt Harvey Tissue (CEO), (Co-Founder and CEO), Boston Consulting Group, Asialink (Board Member)

Huy has graduated with an Economic Honours Degree from Monash University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

Huy has a particular interest in entrepreneurship, refugees/migrants and contributing back to Australia.