Susan Gosling

Opinion

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,” […]
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Pioneering a scenarios based approach to asset allocation: Susan Gosling, CIO, MLC

Susan Gosling is the head of investments at MLC, the retail arm of NAB’s wealth management business, and a chief investment officer finalist in Conexus Financial’s Superannuation Awards 2015.  She is responsible for MLC’s multi-asset portfolios, both the traditional diversified portfolios and their outcome based Inflation Plus strategies. She is particularly passionate about the Inflation […]
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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 […]
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CIO of the year shortlist announced

The shortlist for the chief investment officer of the year has been released in advance of the Conexus Financial Superannuation Awards at the Ivy Ballroom, Sydney on May 20. The shortlist for the top four large funds, top four medium-sized funds and the top four small funds, best MySuper defaults, the best member engaged services, […]
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Profile: Dr Susan Gosling, head of investments, MLC

Susan Gosling and her team of five asset allocation specialists quantify risk in terms of how much their funds and end investors could lose if any one of 55 possible economic scenarios occurs. Funds are then stress tested under those scenarios and their asset allocation is modelled around it. It’s a point of differentiation as […]