Investment team

At GESB, the investment team undertakes a range of activities to help maximise the long-term value of your super and retirement accounts.

Paul Taylor - General Manager, InvestmentsPaul Taylor - General Manager, Investments

Paul leads our Investment team and has overall responsibility for investment governance, investment strategy, asset allocation, portfolio construction and investment monitoring.

He has over 20 years of investment experience with superannuation funds and other institutional investors.

Before joining us in 2019, Paul spent four years with Willis Towers Watson, most recently as their Head of Asset Consulting in Australia.

He previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he led their institutional investment advisory practice, and an investment consultancy firm in London, where he was Head of Investment Manager Research.

Paul is a CFA® charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Computer and Mathematical Science (Statistics and Economics).

John Lim - Senior Investment AnalystJohn Lim - Senior Investment Analyst

John is responsible for the formulation and management of asset class strategies with a focus on Cash, Fixed Interest and Alternatives. John also monitors GESB’s investment managers across all asset classes.

John has a Bachelor of Science, a Graduate Diploma in Science and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment. Before joining GESB in May 2004, John held roles in policy development, strategic research and data analysis within the government sector.

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Gus Macfarlane - Senior Investment Analyst

Gus contributes to the formulation and management of GESB's asset class strategies and investment manager monitoring.

He has a Master of Science in International Securities, Investment and Banking and a Bachelor of Science in Business, Economics and Law. Before joining GESB in 2015, Gus held roles in FX trading and capital management in the private sector.

Meghann Roberts - Senior Investment AnalystMeghann Roberts - Senior Investment Analyst

Meghann is responsible for overseeing GESB's foreign exchange risk management. Meghann also contributes to the formulation and management of GESB's asset class strategies and investment manager monitoring, as well as analysing economic, investment and performance data across all asset classes.

Meghann has a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Commerce and a Certificate in Quantitative Finance. Before joining GESB in December 2012, Meghann worked at the Western Australia Treasury Corporation as a quantitative financial analyst.

Divya Sumangala – Investment Analyst Divya Sumangala – Investment Analyst

Divya is the latest addition to our Investment team and is responsible for supporting and assisting Senior Investment Analysts and the General Manager, Investments in the development and formation of strategic decisions and policies.

Previously, Divya was part of our Key Account Management team where she assisted Key Account managers with their member interactions and employer relationships.

Divya has a Master of Business Administration (Finance) degree, as well as a Diploma in Financial Planning. Before joining us in June 2018, she held various roles across the financial planning and banking sectors.

Page last updated 30 October 2019