Mark Delaney


Last few tickets left for Fiduciary Investors Symposium

There are a few places left for one of the biggest institutional investment conferences of the year being held at the Balgownie Estate Vineyard, Resort and Spa in Yarra Glen, Victoria next week. The Fiduciary Investors Symposium is open to buy-side representatives of institutional investment teams or boards and to investment consultants who work with […]
Policy and Regulation

Mark Delaney urges fund managers to sign CFA code

AustralianSuper has publicly endorsed the CFA’s Asset Manager Code of Professional Conduct, as part of a bid to get the code more widely adopted by fund managers. The code outlines the ethical and professional responsibilities of firms that manage assets on behalf of clients and is an attempt to get uniformity of basic standards worldwide. […]

Jim Christensen: the right strategy may take three year’s to pay off

Success in current investment markets might mean choosing a strategy that only pays off in three years’ time, according to Jim Christensen, chief investment officer of Telstra Super. Christensen was speaking after collecting his award for chief investment officer of the year at the Conexus Financial Superannuation Awards Evening. “No one has got simple answers,” […]
CIO profiles

Mark Delaney’s new frontier: CIO of the year finalist

AustralianSuper is rapidly redefining the limits of what a large Australian institutional fund can be. Projected to double its $84 billion size in four to five years’ time, it is turning itself increasingly into a self-sufficient investor. While many in the industry might marvel or be shocked at each step of its evolution – both […]
CIO profiles

At-a-glance profiles of awards’ finalists

There are six weeks until the third annual Conexus Financial Superannuation Awards, with limited tickets left. This year’s finalists were selected based on a quantitative assessment by Rice Warner upon which the selection committee placed relative weights. Here is a mini-profile of every organisation and person that made the shortlist. Richard Brandweiner CFA moved from […]
Investment Strategy

AustralianSuper discloses senior pay and bonuses

AustralianSuper has increased transparency around the pay and bonuses of senior staff in line with regulation and corporate governance best practice. Chief investment officer, Mark Delaney, earned the highest out of all executives at the fund. His $971,000 salary, includes base salary and superannuation of $611,000, a bonus payment of $345,963 and long service accrual […]
Investment Strategy

AustralianSuper rejigs decision making

AustralianSuper has ramped up the day-to-day responsibilities of its asset class heads and investment committee, as its board switches its focus to strategy decisions. Chief investment officer Mark Delaney said it’s a move that is already paying off after he collected AustalianSuper’s award for Best Fund, Investments at the Chant West and Conexus Financial Super […]