Q&As

The new leaders - getting beyond the cult of charisma

Classic leadership skills may not be optimal in a more distributed workplace, says Michael Swinsburg from Alexander Hughes.

Navigating the challenges in 2022

Your Future, Your Super reforms are a far-reaching package, and the impact will play out over 2022 and beyond, says WTW's retirement specialist Nick Callil.

Don't underestimate culture in asset management

First Sentier Investors' new global head of investment management, David Allen, explains the role culture plays in a firm's success and why he wants electric guitar accessories for Christmas.

RIAA 's Simon O'Connor says manager selection more robust

Simon O'Connor says RIAA's latest study reveals that those super funds demonstrating responsible investment are taking a much bigger slice of the market and that manager selection is more robust.

Natixis chief targets ESG strategies

Louise Watson was recently appointed head of Natixis IM Australia and NZ. Here, she talks about what it took to get the top job but also how new reforms are shaping the strategies super funds can adopt.

Making the leap from executive to chair

Harvey Kalman resigned from his job as a top executive of Equity Trustees after 21 years and joined the $1 billion Raiz Invest as chair.

How to spot emerging leaders

An important task for senior leaders in the wealth industry is to spot emerging leaders to lead teams and the organisation into the future. Anna Marshall, author of On your marks, get set... LEAD! explains.

Peri Macdonald

The hot new income asset class

The newly launched Lark Mortgage Income Fund exploits the growth in southeast Queensland after Melbourne residents fled the city

Graeme Collins

The new era of advice

Graeme Collins has been an advisor for 35 years. He says while the industry is moving in the right direction, the new regulation doesn't necessarily mean the advice is any better delivered or received.

Caroline Bowler

Crashing the crypto party

Cryptocurrency markets have exploded in the last year hitting US$2 trillion dollars in value. BTC Markets chief executive Caroline Bowler looks at who is buying this popular new asset and why.