Crystal Russell


Principal, Global Private Capital
Central Plaza Two, Level 5
66 Eagle Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

Crystal joined QIC in April 2007 and was involved in the program build from the ground up post the inception of the program in late 2005. She now leads the Brisbane based team focused on Asia Pacific opportunities across both fund and co-investment. Crystal is a member of the GPC Leadership Team and Investment Committee. She has worked across the global portfolio from European buyouts to Venture and Growth prior to the set-up of QIC’s international offices. Crystal established QIC’s secondary market coverage and process, and led a number of acquisitions and divestments. She led the development of QIC’s investment strategy and portfolio in China. Crystal sits on a number of fund Advisory Boards and as an Observer or Board member of investee companies.

Crystal is passionate about driving greater Diversity & Inclusion in the Private Equity industry and is a member of a number of industry working groups and committees.

Before joining QIC, Crystal worked at Ernst & Young in the Transaction Advisory Services division as a Senior Analyst at and prior to that in the Corporate Tax division. She was also a consultant at McKewin & Associates.