Robert Lee, MBus Admin, BSc
ChairmanRobert was appointed to the Maple-Brown Abbott Limited Board in October 2015 and in October 2018 he was appointed Chairman. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University. During a 20 year career with Macquarie Group, Robert held senior roles within the equity capital markets, corporate finance and private equity groups. This included four years as managing director of Macquarie Direct Investments where he was responsible for overseeing four investment trusts with over $500 million of invested capital. Robert has served on the boards of numerous companies in Australia, the USA and Asia.
Garth Rossler, M Comm CA (SA) CFA
Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer
Garth joined Maple-Brown Abbott in 1997 and was appointed as a director in July 1999. He was appointed as the Managing Director in July 2009. Garth is also the Chief Investment Officer and his responsibilities include equities analysis and portfolio management.
Richard Grundy, B Ec CA
Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer
Richard joined Maple-Brown Abbott in 1994. He was appointed as an executive director and Chief Operating Officer in July 2008. Richard has management responsibility for the operations of the firm and has staff responsibilities for the research team. Richard completed the Senior Executive Program at London Business School in 2016.
Geoff Bazzan, B Bus ( Hons ) CFA
Executive Director & Head of Asia Pacific Equities
Geoff joined Maple-Brown Abbott in 1995. He was appointed as an executive director in July 2008. His responsibilities include equities analysis and portfolio management for Australia and Asia Pacific ex-Japan portfolios. He is also responsible for overseeing the international portion of our multi-asset portfolios. Geoff completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2015.