It was announced today that Paul Newfield has been appointed director of sector research at Frontier Advisors. We ask Paul what he's looking forward to most, what's on his to do list, and if ESG considerations will be a big part of his role? He also reflects on how the industry has changed over the past two decades, names his pick for 'the next big thing' in investment management, and admits to being a 'cautious adventurer by heart'. More
One month into his new role as head of strategy at GROW Super, Adam Gee shares his enthusiasm for TINA, a technology platform he says will "completely change the way in which funds are able to engage with their members." We ask him how his previous roles have prepared him for this one, what he thinks the return of the Morrison government will mean for the industry, and to reveal something about himself that most people wouldn't know.
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This week we are singing the praises of Amanda Richman, an ethics analyst (with a wry and fabulous sense of humour) at Australian Ethical Investment, who worked as a commercial lawyer before deciding she needed to be in a role where she could have the most impact on addressing issues of injustice and climate change. We hear from her colleagues on what makes her approach so special, and Amanda on why she hasn't looked back.Read more
The finance industry is filled with colourful characters who excel in their professions, as well as their anecdotes. The latter we discovered by asking our interviewees to reveal a little known fact about themselves. We've rounded up for you some of our favourite responses and trust you'll be as entertained and impressed as we were.