Andrew Kaldor AM has been an independent businessman since staring his first company in 1980. He is now an investor. He has been a Director of a number of publicly listed companies, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and other community organisations. He has commissioned many works by Australian composers for the SSO and other music groups. In 2013 he was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to the arts. He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the University of Sydney and an MBA (Dean’s Honours list) from Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a teaching fellow. Mr Kaldor and his immediate family were accepted by Australia as refugees after the second world war. He and his wife, Renata Kaldor, founded the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law in 2013 at UNSW Sydney.