Australian Unity adds healthcare specialist as portfolio manager

Victor Windeyer
Australian Unity Investments - Portfolio Manager - Healthcare
Date: May 2020
Position: Senior Advisor Healthcare
Date: May 2020
Position: Portfolio Manager - Healthcare

Australian Unity has appointed Victor Windeyer as a portfolio manager focusing on healthcare opportunities.

The healthcare investment arm is a new one for Australian Unity's funds management business.

"Spanning more than 25 years in the healthcare industry, Victor has a unique blend of industry and financial expertise," said Australian Unity executive GM of investments, Geraldine Barlow. "His deep knowledge and extensive global network will be particularly beneficial in combination with Australian Unity's unique footprint in the health, aged care and retirement [industries] as we seek to grow our investment footprint in Australia's healthcare sector."

Windeyer comes from QIC Private Capital where he developed their first major investment in the healthcare sector. Before that, he spent more than eight years with Citigroup leading the Australian healthcare equities research team.

He has significant experience in the healthcare industry, having served as GM and COO at Sunshine Heart, a medical device company. He held senior roles at Ventracor and Vision Systems and R&D at Cochlear.