Joined in 2006
Simon is responsible for portfolio management and asset selection for government bond and high yield debt strategies and has overseen the implementation of vanilla debt indexing capability. He also drives the team’s strategic investment thought process. Simon started his career at Westpac where he spent a year on the graduate program before being appointed to the role of Institutional Dealer on the Money Market desk. Simon was then appointed to National Mutual Funds Management where he initially spent one year in the investments team as a Quantitative Analyst working on projects across different asset classes. He then moved into a strategy role within the International Equities area at AXA Investment Management focusing primarily on country allocation and asset allocation strategy. Simon then worked at National Australia Financial Management as a Senior Research Analyst, before moving to the Treasury Corporation of Victoria where he spent six years initially as Senior Quantitative Analyst and then as Manager, Treasury Quantitative Services.