Gavin Cao

Gavin Cao (he/him)

Volunteer Chief Financial Officer

Gavin has extensive experience in leading commercial and enterprise planning, budgeting, reporting and analysis. This includes the provision of strategic advice and support in the context of complex organisations undergoing significant change.

Currently Gavin is the CMO Finance Director for L’Oréal Australia, with prior roles including executive partnering with CFOs and Board of Management to deliver key insights, leading strategic decision-making at both enterprise and operational levels.

He holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from The University of Adelaide. He is a Certified Practicing Accountant.

Gavin joined The Pinnacle Foundation in April 2020 and is passionate about supporting disadvantaged LGBTIQ+ youth; understanding the unique challenges faced by minority groups within Australia.

Gavin lives in Melbourne with his husband, Mark.