Smith is head of content and managing editor of Professional Planner and Investment Magazine. He is an experienced financial journalist, editor and multimedia producer who has held senior editorial positions both in mainstream press and trade media. He has also worked with large finance and investment companies, both in-house and as a consultant, devising media-style digital content strategies. His knowledge and contacts, both in Australia and overseas, including in the US, bring to intermediary and end-investor audiences an institution-level understanding of financial markets, regulation, advice and business structures. Smith will be leveraging his digital media experience to engage, educate and inform Conexus audiences.
The Melbourne Business School dean and RBA board member retains faith in the checks and balances in the system while pointing out that now is the time for people with serious ability to be attracted to our public service institutions.
Matthew SmithDecember 1, 2020
Members might end up being stranded in funds that become undesirable to potential suitors because they have a chance of underperforming over multiple years or hold poor preforming assets relative to a listed benchmark, new research shows.
Matthew SmithNovember 25, 2020
It’s time to take the opportunity to think differently about insurance in superannuation, AIA Australia chief executive Damien Mu has said.
Matthew SmithNovember 20, 2020
Bringing teams together to find different ways to create liquidity over different timeframes was an important aspect of not only getting through at this critical time but also investing successfully in a substantial and rapid market recovery, the Cbus CIO describes.
Matthew SmithNovember 17, 2020
Trustees have the flexibility to set their strategies, but if they're not delivering value to members they might not be delivering the right strategies, APRA's Helen Rowell told an FSC panel.
Matthew SmithNovember 9, 2020
Investment managers can expect to have agreements renegotiated so trustees can hold them more accountable for what they are doing to manage climate change risk in light of the REST settlement this week, experts have said.
Matthew SmithNovember 4, 2020
The Labor MP expressed support for some kind of a performance benchmark to hold underperforming funds to account, but he said the government’s current proposal falls short during an interview on Monday.
Matthew SmithNovember 2, 2020