Tony Abbott AC was elected as a Director of Fox Corporation in November 2023. Mr. Abbott served as the 28th Prime Minister of Australia from 2013 to 2015. He was Leader of the Liberal Party of Australia from 2009 to 2015 and a member of parliament from 1994 to 2019. Prior to entering parliament, Mr. Abbott worked as a journalist at The Bulletin and The Australian.
Mr. Abbott has been an advisor to the UK Board of Trade since 2020. In addition, he is the Chairman of Quadrant, he has served on the Board of Trustees of the Global Warming Foundation, the Advisory Board of The Alliance for Responsible Citizenship and as a visiting fellow at the Danube Institute since 2023, the Council for the Australian War Memorial since 2019 and the Board of the Ramsay Center for Western Civilisation since 2016.
Mr. Abbott brings to the Board decades of executive leadership, expertise in matters of trade, economic and public policy, and a strong international business development network.
Mr. Abbott holds Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Sydney and attended The Queens College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, receiving a B.A. in philosophy and politics.