David Neal

Chief Executive Officer at IFM Investors

David Neal

David Neal

Chief Executive Officer at IFM Investors

Biography

Mr. David Neal is a Chief Executive Officer at Future Fund Management Agency. He took up his position as Chief Executive Officer on 4 August 2014 having previously served as Chief Investment Officer. He joined the Future Fund as Chief Investment Officer in 2007 from Watson Wyatt Australia (now Towers Watson) where he was Head of Investment Consulting. He started his career with Watson Wyatt in the United Kingdom and led the establishment of the firm’s investment consulting business in Australia.

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Career Highlights

IFM Investors
Future Fund

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306

Number of Boards

2

Number of Awards

2

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Chief Investment Officer at Future Fund Management Agency

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Professional at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

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Chief Financial Officer at Future Fund Management Agency

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Chief Operating Officer at Future Fund Management Agency

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Partner at Allens

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Chief Technology Officer at Future Fund

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Chief Culture Officer at Future Fund

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Director of Property at Future Fund Management Agency

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Chief Investment Officer at Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation

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Head of Private Equity at Future Fund

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David Neal
Chief Executive Officer at IFM Investors
Education
Graduate

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2020 - Current

IFM Investors is an active, long-term manager which aims to deliver superior performance through quality portfolios that have a strong risk focus. They have a focus on responsible investment and target core infrastructure investments across Australia, North America and Europe.The firm's global team of experts invests patiently and strategically in a portfolio of core investments diversified by geography and sub-sector, aiming to add value to investments.

Chief Executive Officer
2007 - 2020

The Future Fund is the Australian Government's Sovereign Wealth Fund which wasestablished by the Future Fund Act 2006 as a financial asset fund designed to accumulate financial assets and invest them on behalf of the Australian Government to address their unfunded superannuation liability. The Fund operates independently from the government and aims to deliver high risk-adjusted returns over the long-term on contributions to special purpose public funds.The Future Fund is based in Melbourne and is overseen by an independent Board of Guardians. Supported by the Future Fund Management Agency, they are also responsible for the investment of the Higher Education Endowment Fund (HEEF).The Future Fund Management Agency develops recommendations to the Board of Guardians on the most appropriate investment strategy for each fund and for their implementation. In addition, they perform all administrative and operational functions associated with the management of the funds.The governing legislation stipulates that money may not be withdrawn from the Future Fund until 2020 except for the purpose of meeting the operating costs or unless the Fund's balance exceeds the target asset level as defined by the Future Fund Act.Contributions to the Future Fund and HEEF come from the Australian Government's budget surpluses. The Future Fund has also received contributions resulting from the proceeds of the sale of the Government's stake in Telstra in 2006.

Head of Investment Consulting
Prior

Watson Wyatt Worldwide, Inc. provides human resources and financial management consulting services. It advises organizations on managing employee benefit programs, pension plans, and employee hiring, retention and reward strategies. It provides strategic and financial advice to insurance and financial services companies. It also provides related technology, outsourcing and data services. The company operates more than 100 offices in 32 countries. Watson Wyatt was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA

Awards & Honors
Rank #2
2013
Asset International CIO Magazine - Chief Investment Officer Power 100
Rank #6
2012
Asset International CIO Magazine - Chief Investment Officer Power 100
Other Affiliations

David Neal is affiliated with IFM Investors, Future Fund, Watson Wyatt Worldwide, Inc.

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