Michael Clarke, Executive Director and Acting Chief Executive Officer

Michael has over 30 years’ of experience in asset management in both Australia and overseas. He has held various roles including responsibility for managing equity, fixed income and currency portfolios and building asset management businesses. His most recent leadership role was Chief Executive (acting) of Challenger Funds Management, based in Sydney. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Russell Investments’ institutional business in Australia and New Zealand, Director of Strategy and International at AMP Capital Investors, Chief Executive and Chief Investment Officer at Goldman Sachs JBWere Asset Management, Investment Director at EquitiLink Australia, and Division Director at Macquarie Bank.

Michael is currently a Director of Perpetual Equity Investment Company Limited (ASX:PIC) and a member of PIC’s Nomination & Corporate Governance and Audit & Risk Committees.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (Hons) from UNSW and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Sydney.