James Ostroburski OAM is CEO & Managing Director of Tyalla Capital, a boutique private investment company and family office committed to generating profits with purpose. Mr Ostroburski previously founded Kooyong Group, Australia’s leading specialist lender for doctors, and served as CEO & Managing Director between 2016 – 2023. Under his tenure, Kooyong Group provided over $1.6 billion dollars of lending to doctors, donated over $1.2 million dollars to Australian not-for-profits and planted over 10,000 trees in partnership with Carbon Neutral Australia. Mr Ostroburski previously held leadership roles with Investec Bank, Grimsey Wealth & Credit Union Australia.
Mr Ostroburski is Chair of the James & Leo Ostroburski Foundation, Interim Chair of the Festival of Jewish Arts & Music, Deputy Chair of the Surgeon’s Impact Fund & Director of the Australian National Memorial Theatre Limited. He was previously Chairman of Dancehouse Incorporated, the Nexus Global Youth Summit; a Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, The Institute of Creative Health, the Jewish Museum of Australia; a Trustee of the Bundanon Trust & Governor of the Arts Centre Melbourne Foundation.
Mr Ostroburski was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the 2021 Queens Birthday Honours List for distinguished services to the community through philanthropy.
Mr Ostroburski is a Director of a number of private companies including; Verbier Capital Pty Ltd, Ostroburski Capital Pty Ltd & Kooyong Wealth Pty Ltd.
Mr Ostroburski graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School in 2005 with a dance major. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Corporate Finance (NYU), an Diploma in Financial Planning (TMG College) and in 2023 commenced a Masters of Business Administration with the London School of Economics.