George Toubia, Chief Investment Director, Private Wealth

George Toubia

George joined Westpac Private Bank in 2011 and started his career at Bankers Trust Australia where he worked between 1994 and 1999 before moving to Macquarie for 11 years (1999 to 2010). Initially working within the Treasury & Commodities Group of Macquarie, George became a Division Director at Macquarie’s Equity Markets Group and Macquarie Funds Group. While there, he developed the investment selection and due diligence framework to support the investment management function for alternatives, hedge fund incubation opportunities as well as the delivery of structuring solutions. He had primary responsibility for formulating top-down strategic/thematic asset allocation decisions that shape the structure of alternative investment portfolios. Over time, his investment responsibilities graduated from being a member of an investment team to a portfolio manager and from 2006 to 2011 to a chief investment role overseeing alternative investment portfolios that are invested on a global basis.


  • Investment selection expertise

  • Financial markets and macro events

  • Sector analysis – domestic & global

  • High Net Worth customer insights