BEc Economics 1976
Andrew Abercrombie is a leading Australian entrepreneur and renowned advocate of corporate philanthropy. Emerging from a successful career in commercial law he co-founded a small vendor-finance business in the 1980s and transformed it into the major international company, FlexiGroup. Today FlexiGroup is an ASX Top 200 company, having achieved phenomenal success through organic growth, acquisition and product innovation. Through the Abercrombie Family Foundation, Andrew has supported community and philanthropic endeavours with the same vision and energy he has applied to his business pursuits. He is a generous benefactor to a range of causes including the arts and medical research.
Andrew has lent his business acumen and influence to a range of community organisations with executive board commitments including Zoos Victoria Foundation Board, the Florey Institute of Neuroscience Board and the Menzies Research Centre. He was also a board member of the Mt Buller and Mt Stirling Alpine Resort Management Board, dedicated to the sustainability of Victoria's fragile alpine environment.