Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Public Markets, Future Funds
David George is Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Public Markets, of Australia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, the Future Fund. In this role he oversees the Listed Equity, Overlays, Debt, Alternatives and Market Insights & Portfolio Implications functions. From 2008 to 2018 he was a member of the Debt & Alternatives team which looks after cash, credit and public market alternatives, leading that group from 2013. David is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Chair of the Manager Review Committee.
The organisation is also responsible for the investment of the Medical Research Future Fund, Building Australia Fund, Education Investment Fund, and the DisabilityCare Australia Fund.
Prior to joining the Future Fund, David was a Principal at Mercer Investment Consulting in Sydney and previously has held management and analytical roles at Mercer in Toronto, the Royal Bank of Canada and Integra Capital Management. David sits on the Board of the CAIA Association and is a Trustee of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI). David earned a BA in Economics from Western University and is a CFA and CAIA charter holder.
Mr. George will speak at the keynote session on Wednesday, March 27th.