CFA, PhD (Systems Engineering) (Australian National University), Bachelor of Science (Hons) and Diploma of Education (University of Melbourne)
Laurence leads the IFM Listed Equities Quant team. This team is currently focused on research and portfolio management for ESG, Climate change/Low Carbon and Factor strategies. Laurence’s previous roles have included Investment Director Quantitative Analysis at the Victorian Funds Management Corporation; Investment Director (Asset Allocation) at Westpac Investment Management; and Senior Portfolio Manager at Rothschild Australia. His experience covers the research, design and portfolio management of systematic strategies. He has given many conference presentations and co-authored a number of articles within peer-reviewed academic journals. He has lectured for a number of courses including the Macquarie Applied Finance Centre’s Masters of Applied Finance and the CFA Society of Melbourne’s Review Course. He has previously been a board member and Education Chair of the CFA Society of Melbourne, Deputy Chair of the Monash University Department of Accounting and Finance advisory committee, and a member of the organising committee for the Q-Group (Australia).