Meet Our Team
David is the Chief Executive Officer / Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of Magellan Financial Group Limited (“Magellan”). David joined Magellan in July 2022 and is responsible for Magellan’s operations, including its investment functions. David is also a director of Magellan Asset Management Limited (Magellan’s main operating subsidiary).
David’s career spans over 20 years in institutional investment management across analytical roles, investment management and organisational leadership in Australia and Canada.
Prior to Magellan, David spent 14 years at the Future Fund (Australia’s sovereign wealth fund). This included roles evaluating and investing alongside external investment managers, leadership of a sector team, and finally as Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Public Markets with responsibility for equities, credit, derivative overlays, public market alternatives, cash and treasury. David also served as a member of the Future Fund’s Senior Management Team and on all relevant internal investment portfolio management and risk committees.
Prior to the Future Fund, David held senior roles at Mercer Investment Consulting, the Royal Bank of Canada and Integra Capital Management.
David is a CFA and CAIA Charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from Western University in Canada.