John Kightley, B Comm M Phil (Oxon) CA (SA) CFA
John joined Maple-Brown Abbott as a director in February 1994. He was Managing Director from July 2000 until he retired in June 2009. John is continuing his service to the firm as a non-executive director since July 2009, and in October 2015 he was appointed Chairman.
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.
Dougal Maple-Brown, B Ec LLB (Hons) F FIN CFA
Executive Director & Head of Australian Equities
Dougal joined Maple-Brown Abbott in 2001 and was appointed as an executive director in July 2009. He is currently a portfolio manager and equities analyst. Prior to joining Maple-Brown Abbott, Dougal worked in a national law firm and at an international investment bank. Dougal completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2015.