The Hon. Ambassador Joe Hockey (Ret.)

Founding Partner & Global President

Before co-founding Bondi Partners, Joe served as Australia’s Ambassador to the United States of America, taking up his posting in Washington in January 2016. Notably, Joe was responsible for Australia’s relationship with the U.S. during the final year of President Obama’s tenure and the first three years of President Trump’s term.

As Ambassador, Joe emphasized the importance of a free and fair trade and investment partnership between the U.S. and Australia, while promoting innovative infrastructure investment throughout America.

Previously, as the elected Treasurer of Australia, Joe was responsible for all aspects of the Australian economy, helped shape the modern financial system in Australia and chaired the highly successful G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meetings in 2015. Joe was an elected member of the Australian Parliament for more than 20 years and was appointed to numerous Cabinet roles including Minister for Workplace Relations and Minister for Human Services.

At Bondi Partners, Joe spearheads the firm’s global strategic direction, identifies emerging investment opportunities across Australia, the U.S. and the U.K. and leads negotiations on mergers and acquisitions.