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Dr Shane Oliver
Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital(speaking in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth)
Shane Oliver joined AMP in 1984, becoming Chief Economist in 1994 and is now Chief Economist and Head of Investment Strategy. He has extensive experience analysing economic and investment cycles and what current positioning means for the return potential for different asset classes such as shares, bonds, property and infrastructure. Shane is a regular media commentator on economic and investment market issues and engages regularly with investors at public events and forums.
Shane is Co-Head of the Investment Strategy and Dynamic Markets team which is responsible for the provision of economic and macro investment analysis and more importantly the management of the Dynamic Markets Fund and the determination of AMP Capital’s asset allocation policy which is applied across more than $50bn invested in multi-asset funds.
Shane has a PhD in economics which focussed on the validity of the Efficient Market Hypothesis (it isn't) and asset price bubbles (there are). He is also an Adjunct Professor of Economics at Macquarie University. Apart from economics and macro investing, Shane enjoys boating, garden rearrangement, fantasy novels and pop music (particularly Elvis, Burt Bacharach, the Beach Boys, the Pet Shop Boys, Kylie and Katy Perry) and is married with two children.
Dr Martin Fahy
Chief Executive Officer, ASFA
(speaking in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane)
Martin Fahy is Chief Executive Officer, having joined ASFA in November 2016.
Martin was previously a Partner in management consultancy at KPMG where he worked with clients across the financial services and other sectors to drive transformational change. From 2007 to 2011, Martin was CEO at FINSIA where he led the organisation’s transformation post the sale of its education business. Prior to FINSIA, he led strategy and development for CIMA in Asia Pac.
Martin holds a Ph.D from the National University of Ireland, is a former senior Fulbright scholar and has extensive research and policy experience from his time as an academic.
Managing Director, Chief Economist and Head, AUS/NZ Fixed Income and FX Strategy – J.P. Morgan(speaking in Sydney)
Sally joined J.P. Morgan in September 2008 and is Chief Economist and the Head of Fixed Income and FX Strategy for Australia and New Zealand. Sally is responsible for views on the Antipodean economic and policy outlook as well as strategic and tactical trade recommendations in Antipodean interest rate and FX markets. Her research is targeted at a variety of institutional clients, both domestic and offshore. Previously, Sally was Co-Head of Economics and Interest Rate Research at ANZ. Sally started her career as an interest rate strategist at Credit Suisse. She holds a Bachelor of Economics with First Class Honours and the University Medal from the University of Sydney and a D.Phil in Economics from Oxford University. Sally is a member of the Governing Council of The Women’s College, within the University of Sydney.
Professor, University of Melbourne and Contributing Economics Editor, The Australian
(speaking in Melbourne)
Judith Sloan is an economist and company director. She holds degrees from the University of Melbourne and the London School of Economics.
She worked for many years at Flinders University of South Australia, becoming Director of the National Institute of Labour Studies. She was appointed Professor in 1988.
She has held a number of government appointments, including Commissioner of the Productivity Commission; Commissioner of the Australian Fair Pay Commission; and Deputy Chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
She has sat on the boards of a number of companies including: Mayne Nickless; SGIO Insurance; Santos; Westfield Group and Primelife, where she was also Chairman.
She is currently the Contributing Economics Editor of The Australian newspaper and a member of the Australian Statistics Advisory Council.
She is also an Honorary Professorial Fellow at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne.
Chief Economist, Sunsuper
(speaking in Brisbane)
Brian joined Sunsuper in June 2015 as Chief Economist. Prior to joining Sunsuper, Brian worked in a series of economics, asset allocation, and communications roles with a range of firms, including Rothschild, JP Morgan, Citigroup, MLC, and the Reserve Bank of Australia, in a career spanning over 25 years.
Brian has an honours degree in economics from the University of Queensland, where he also taught macroeconomics, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
He is a regular guest on Sky Business, and ABC News 24.
Chief Economist and Financial Adviser, Baillieu Holst Ltd(speaking in Adelaide)
Darryl is the Chief Economist and an Adviser with Baillieu Holst Ltd., the national stockbroking and financial advisory firm. He is a Fellow with the University of Adelaide’s South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES).
Darryl has held senior management and financial/economic advisory roles in the private and public sectors – including with the Federal Departments of Treasury and Prime Minister & Cabinet, Access Economics, Adelaide Bank, Bank SA and Prescott Securities.
Darryl is a life member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, a Master member of the Stockbrokers’ Association of Australia, a member of the Leaders Institute of South Australia (which incorporates the Governor’s Leadership foundation), the Treasurer of Treenet and an Associate of the Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Association. For 5 years, he was on the SA Judging Panel for the General Sir John Monash Awards.
Chief Policy Officer, ASFA(speaking in Adelaide and Perth)
Glen McCrea is Chief Policy Officer, having joined ASFA in September 2014.
He leads the policy and research team and is responsible for ensuring that ASFA’s advocacy is prioritised, supported by evidence-based policy and drives ASFA's work around industry best practice. Prior to ASFA, Glen had over 14 years' experience in policy at the Federal Treasury including a secondment working as the senior tax adviser for the Assistant Treasurer. Glen also has strong knowledge of economic and fiscal policy.
Glen has a Masters of Public Policy (Economic Policy) as well as Bachelor of Economics (Hons) and Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University.
As the industry is bedding down superannuation measures from previous budgets, we await the announcements in this year’s Federal Budget.
The wide array of financial and economic decisions and outcomes flowing from the Budget will have implications for the living standards of all Australians, both pre and post-retirement. The impact of the Budget on financial markets will also have implications for superannuation funds and their members.
Join us for an animated discussion about the 2018 Federal Budget. Our expert speakers will provide analysis on the implications of the budget tax and expenditure settings for superannuation, investment markets and interest rates.
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