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Investment Team

 Russell Clarke
Chief Investment Officer
Russell joined VFMC in May 2017 as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) where he is responsible for overseeing the management of more than $50b on behalf of a number of Victorian public authorities.
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 Mr Andrew Elliott
Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Andrew joined VFMC in April 2007 from Deutsche Asset Management (Australia) Limited (RREEF Infrastructure) where he was a Director in infrastructure funds management. He has 19 years experience in asset management and legal roles.
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 Mr Paul Murray
Head of Debt and Absolute Returns

Mr Murray joined VFMC in July 2004 and has 20 years experience in financial markets and funds management. He leads the investment management of VFMC's debt and absolute return portfolios. Previous employers include Macquarie Funds Management, Bankers Trust Australia and The Reserve Bank of Australia.
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 Mr Peter Osborne
Head of Strategy

Peter joined VFMC in May 2009 to oversee the Strategy team.
He was previously Chief Australian Economist & Senior Director, Merrill Lynch Australia. In this role Peter was responsible for economic and financial market research and forecasting for the Australian Economy.
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 Mr Kent Sutherland
Head of Equities

Kent joined VFMC in June 2004. He has 18 years experience in the financial markets, including alternative investments, Luxembourg multi-manager unit trusts and multinational pension fund management.
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 Mr Michael Watt
Head of Risk

Michael Watt was promoted to the role of Head of Risk at VFMC in January 2009. His main responsibilities include the overall management of the risk function within VFMC’s Investment team and to ensure that VFMC is well positioned to measure the risk characteristics of assets, strategies and portfolios.
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