Roger Urwin

Unintentional

The characteristics of successful investment leaders

A key ingredient for success in any organisation is strong leadership. It is common in the corporate world for the chief executive to change every five to 10 years as the organisation evolves. Are the same principles true for large institutional investors? Roger Urwin, global head of investment content at Towers Watson, who also leads […]
Governance

Better governance can add 100-200bps

Australian super funds can gain an extra 100-200bps of return by overhauling their investment committees, Roger Urwin, global head of investment strategy at Towers Watsons has urged. Speaking at his firm’s annual ideas exchange in Sydney to an audience packed with chief investment officers, he described the change in governance since the GFC as incremental […]
Investment Strategy

Investment big guns talk about trust

Roger Urwin, global head of investment content at Towers Watson, and Mark Lazberger, chief executive of Colonial First State Global Asset Management, will be addressing the issues surrounding trust, from both an investment and a member perspective, at the Fund Executives Association Ltd (FEAL) forum this month.