At GESB, the investment team undertakes a range of activities to help maximise the long-term value of your super and retirement accounts.
Ben Palmer - General Manager, Investments
Ben oversees the investments team and is responsible for the management of GESB's investment portfolio. He leads the formulation of investment objectives and investment strategy for the defined contribution and defined benefit schemes and contributes to strategic planning initiatives for GESB.
Ben has over 14 years investment experience across a range of asset classes, including nine years with Schroder in London, recently as Head of Portfolio Construction and Manager Selection for the group's UK private wealth business and previously as asset allocation Strategist specialising in the not-for-profit sector. Ben is a Certified Investment Management Analyst and holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment. He joined GESB in December 2012.
John Lim - Senior Investment Analyst
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.
Conrad Allmark - Senior Investment Analyst
Conrad contributes to the formulation and management of GESB’s asset class strategies and investment manager monitoring.
He has a Bachelor of Science and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment through the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). He is a Fellow of FINSIA and is currently completing a Master of Public Policy and Management degree at Murdoch University.
Conrad is on secondment from the Western Australian Treasury Corporation where he is a Corporate Financial Advisor.
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