Bachelor of Economics (University of Sydney), Master of Commerce (University of NSW), Master of Applied Statistics (Macquarie University), Member of CQAsia (Asian chapter of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance), Member of HKSI
Mark is responsible for research, team management, portfolio management and corporate assessment. Mark has a 31 year track record in equity markets. He previously spent more than 16 years at AMP, where he was Head of Multi-Strategy Research. Mark headed-up the team from 1999, expanding into long-short investing and establishing an Asia-Pacific market neutral strategy. Mark was also the Head of Investment Risk for AMP Capital Investors from 2006 to 2012 and helped pioneer the development of an enterprise-wide analysis of risk, including both listed and unlisted assets. As part of this role Mark was a permanent member of the Investment Committee of AMP Capital which continued to 2015. In 2015, Mark’s role transitioned to focus on improving the investment process and managing the research effort – particularly factor investing. Prior to AMP, Mark worked on the ‘sell-side’ with HSBC and ANZ McCaughan/Capel Court Powell. Mark was one of the pioneers of quantitative investing and research in Australia. His focus on equity markets started in 1986 when he joined Morgan Grenfell. Previously, he was a graduate auditor for EY before moving to John Swire & Sons, Mitsubishi and Keywest in treasury and accounting roles.