9 February, 2023
Talieh re-joined VFMC as Executive Manager (Acting) in January 2023. Reporting directly to the CIO and sitting on the Investment Leadership Team, Talieh is responsible for the central coordination of all investment related functions of the fund (spanning investment strategy, asset allocation and portfolio performance) as well as a...
18 October, 2022
Stuart Birkett joined VFMC in August 2022 as Head of Equities. Stuart joined VFMC from industry superannuation fund, HESTA, where he was responsible for managing the fund’s International Equity and Active currency programs. He also previously managed HESTA’s Australian Equity and Alternative Credit programs. Prior to this, Stuart spent...
15 September, 2022
Paul Shanley joined VFMC on 1 August 2022 as Chief Finance and Risk Officer (CFRO). This new executive role is responsible for overseeing VFMC’s finance, risk, compliance and legal portfolios. Paul joins VFMC from Australia’s leading impact investment funds manager, Impact Investment Group (IIG), where he was Chief Executive...
22 July, 2022
Mark joined VFMC in 2018 and is currently Head of Investment Risk and Absolute Returns. Mark is responsible for both Investment Risk (which covers risk analysis, portfolio construction and defensive overlays) and Absolute Returns (which covers Hedge Funds, Private Credit and Emerging Market Debt). Mark has 18 years’ experience...
18 May, 2022
Leanne joined VFMC in March 2022 as Head of Portfolio Strategy and Asset Allocation. Leanne has over 20 years’ experience in macroeconomic analysis and research, investment strategy and asset allocation. She was previously Head of Asset Allocation and Portfolio Construction at Cbus Super responsible for the formulation of investment...
12 October, 2021
Kate joined VFMC as CEO in October 2021. Kate spent eight years in commercial legal practice, before transitioning into management. Kate has led businesses in global and Australian companies across financial advice, asset management, private, corporate and business banking. Before joining VFMC, Kate was at NAB where she was...
11 August, 2021
Shali joined VFMC in May 2020, initially as Senior Portfolio Manager in the Equities team. She was appointed as VFMC’s ongoing Head of Investment Stewardship in February 2022, having acted in the role since August 2021. As Head of Investment Stewardship, Shali is responsible for leading VFMC’s Investment Stewardship...
18 June, 2021
Tom Considine has extensive experience in infrastructure, commercial policy and strategy, public sector financial management and risk management. He is a partner in the advisory and investment business with the Sayers Group. Prior to this, Tom held a number of executive roles in the public sector, including Interim CEO,...
18 June, 2021
Tom Considine is a partner in the Advisory and Investment business with the Sayers Group. Prior to this, Tom held a number of executive roles in the public sector, including Interim CEO, Suburban Rail Loop Authority, Group Head, Advisory and Civic Infrastructure at Development Victoria, and Chief of Staff to...
27 October, 2020
Gary joined VFMC in October 2020 as Head of the Portfolio Management Group within VFMC’s Investment Team, responsible for determining portfolio strategy and asset allocation, measuring and calibrating investment risk and implementing VFMC client portfolios. Gary has more than 25 years’ experience in institutional investment, spanning investment strategy formulation,...