Investment team

Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer

Garth Rossler, M Comm CA (SA) CFA

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.

Head of Australian Equities

Dougal Maple-Brown, B Ec LLB (Hons) F FIN CFA

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.

Head of Asia Pacific Equities

Geoff Bazzan, B Bus ( Hons ) CFA

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.

Head of Global Listed Infrastructure

Andrew Maple-Brown, B Eng B Comm M App Fin CIM

Andrew joined Maple-Brown Abbott in December 2012. Andrew has more than 17 years of experience in financing and investing in infrastructure assets and securities, having worked at Lend Lease for 5 years and then at Macquarie Group for over 11 years. Initially Andrew’s focus was on the debt structuring and financing of direct infrastructure assets, both in Australia and offshore.

Portfolio Manager, Small Caps & Multi-asset

Charles Dalziell, B Comm CFA

Charles joined MBA in 1993 as an Australian equity analyst and covered a range of industrial and property stocks. He became a portfolio manager in 1997. He left MBA in 2003 and joined MMC Asset Management in 2004 as a portfolio manager and analyst of small cap companies and property stocks. In 2008 he re-joined Maple-Brown Abbott as an analyst where his responsibilities included the property and media sectors. Charles is the Portfolio Manager for the Small Companies strategy and our Diversified Investment Trust.

Portfolio Manager, Asian Equities

Aaron Macksey, B Comm (Hons) B Econ CFA

Aaron is a director of Maple-Brown Abbott Asia Pty Ltd and the lead portfolio manager of the Asia ex-Japan strategy since 2008. He has been an Asian equities specialist since joining Maple-Brown Abbott in 2004. Aaron is also the back-up portfolio manager to other key strategies that cover the Asia Pacific ex Japan region including Asia Pacific ex-Japan and Pacific Developed ex–Japan equities. Prior to joining MBA, Aaron had a background in sell-side research and financial consulting.