As the Director of Arthur Austin Advisory, Chris Robertson has had a long involvement in the funds management industry with both portfolio management and investment marketing experience of over 26 years from roles in Australia, New Zealand, North America and Europe. Chris left Colonial First State Global Asset Management in March 2016 to set up Arthur Austin Advisory.
Chris’s vision is to provide independent investment marketing and research services to funds management businesses wishing to take their products to market in the Australian and New Zealand financial services sectors.
As Investment Director at CFSGAM Chris was responsible for the commercialisation strategy for the Australian and Global equity asset classes with a focus on the growth of the equities capabilities.
Prior to joining Colonial First State Global Asset Management, Chris was a Senior Portfolio Manager at State Street with responsibility for managing a range of active Asia Pacific ex-Japan equity portfolios as well as risk analysis, research and stock coverage. Prior to joining SSgA, Chris worked at Perpetual Investments, where he was a Senior Research Analyst managing a team that produced qualitative and quantitative research across all asset classes.
Chris has a Masters of Management from Macquarie University and holds a Bachelor of Business Studies in Finance.