The Wilson Foundation
The Wilson Foundation was established by Karen and Geoff Wilson in 2002 to consolidate and strengthen the family’s philanthropic initiatives. The Foundation has invested in Australian and international initiatives in the areas of mental health, children at risk, medical research, music and the arts, education, homelessness, disaster relief and foreign aid. Karen and Geoff’s daughter Amelia has been involved in the Wilson Foundation since its establishment, becoming a director in 2012.
Karen is Chair of the Wilson Foundation and the driving force behind the Foundation’s focus and strategy. Karen is a qualified Naturopath and is passionate about making a difference to physical and mental health through nutrition and lifestyle changes.
Geoff has 37 years’ experience in the Australian and international finance industry. He is Chairman of the Wilson Asset Management Group and founder and director of the Future Generation Investment Companies. Geoff has diverse business and philanthropic interests including a number of public company and charitable Board positions.
Amelia Wilson is an active young philanthropist with qualifications in design and a passion for making a difference. Amelia is the Content and Design Specialist at Advance in New York.
Kirsten is responsible for the Wilson Foundation’s operational management, research and partnerships. Previously, Kirsten was Executive Officer at the Blackwood Foundation and acting CEO of the Positive Education Schools Association.