Fraud Alert
Barrenjoey has been made aware of a scam currently underway where members of the public are being approached by individuals fraudulently representing themselves as our employees to pitch fake investment schemes. This offer is supported by fake marketing materials that make unauthorised use of Barrenjoey’s corporate branding.
Barrenjoey does not offer investment products to members of the public and does not have any connection to anyone offering these products.
We would like to take this opportunity to remind Australians to be vigilant at all times when contacted by an unknown party offering investment opportunities. If you receive an email or message that claims to be from Barrenjoey, but looks suspicious, please forward it, along with any attachments to infosec@barrenjoey.com.
To learn more about protecting yourself from scams, please visit the ACCC’s Scamwatch Website.
If you suspect you are a victim of fraud, please report scams involving a financial product to the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (“ASIC”) using the online reporting tool on ASIC’s website here, or to your local police.

Meet Our Team

David George

Non-Executive Director

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. David also sits on the Board of the CAIA Association.