Managed funds - Australian large caps
Prior to establishing BAEP, Paul and Mark were Co-Heads of Australian Equities at ING Investment Management, where they were responsible for delivering investment returns that ranked amongst the top performers in leading surveys.
- Paul Cuddy, Chief Executive Officer
- Mark East, Chief Investment Officer
- Keith Hwang, Director - Quantitative Research
- Michael Chun, Senior Investment Analyst
- Michael Malseed, Senior Investment Analyst
- Kieran Sisson, Senior Investment Analyst
- Neale Goldston-Morris, Senior Investment Analyst
Paul is responsible for investment process, investment strategy, equities team and business management. He has over 22 years' experience in the funds management industry where he has held a number of roles including Co-Head of Equities, Portfolio Manager, Senior Equity Analyst, and Quantitative/Process Analyst.
Paul's most recent role was Director and Co-Head of Australian Equities for ING Investment Management, where he was jointly responsible for over $10 billion in funds under management. In this role, Paul was directly responsible for portfolio management, investment process, risk management, people management and client/market engagement.
Prior to joining ING, Paul held portfolio management and analytical roles at NRMA Asset Management and Westpac Investment Management.
Mark is responsible for portfolio construction and investment strategy. He has over 22 years' experience in the financial industry where he has held a number of roles including Co-Head of Equities, Portfolio Manager and Senior Equity Analyst.
Mark's most recent role was Director and Co-Head of Australian Equities for ING Investment Management where he was jointly responsible for over $10 billion in funds under management. In this role, Mark was directly responsible for portfolio construction and stock selection.
Prior to joining ING, Mark was Head of Active Equities at State Street Global Advisors and held similar roles at MMI Investment Management and Suncorp Investments. He also honed his finance skills at Price Waterhouse over five years.
Keith is responsible for quantitative research and analysis. He has over 16 years' experience in the finance industry and most recently worked as a Fund Manager at Schroders within their Quantitative Equity Products team. His role included research and management of a number of quantitative global equity strategies and products.
Prior to this, Keith worked as a Senior Quantitative Analyst at ING Investment Management over five years where he was instrumental in enhancing their Australian equity process. He has also held similar roles at GIO Asset Management and BGI.
Michael is a Senior Analyst responsible for sector and stock analysis. Prior to joining BAEP, Michael held investment analyst roles at ING Investment Management, Invesco Asset Management and Allianz Asset Management in Australia.
He has over 22 years' experience in funds management and stockbroking in Australia, plus six years in financial analyst roles in Hong Kong and the United States. Michael has covered a broad range of sectors including: media, steel, retail, gaming, diversified industrial, agriculture, utilities and infrastructure. Michael is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Michael is a Senior Analyst responsible for sector and stock analysis. He has over 12 years' experience in the funds management industry, having previously worked across equities research, product strategy and marketing for ING Investment Management.
As a large cap equities analyst, Michael has performed fundamental analysis across a wide range of sectors including: basic industries, contractors, mining services, retail, healthcare and telecommunications. His experience also extends to the mid cap and small cap sectors where he has been responsible for researching a wide variety of emerging companies and initial public offerings eligible for inclusion in the portfolio.
Kieran is a Senior Analyst responsible for sector and stock analysis. He joined BAEP in February 2011. Prior to this, Kieran held fundamental equity analyst roles at ING Investment Management, State Street Global Advisors, Allianz Asset Management and Mercury Asset Management.
He has over 17 years' experience as an equities analyst covering a broad range of sectors including: small resources, building materials, beverages, gaming, infrastructure, media, paper and packaging, retail, telecommunications, transport and utilities, most recently as the analyst for healthcare, insurance and non-bank financials.
Neale is BAEP's Senior Investment Analyst, and joined the team in March 2013. He is responsible for macro-economic, sector and stock analysis.
Since 1978, Neale held executive roles with a number of financial institutions including Macquarie Securities Group, Credit Suisse Asset Management and Deutsche Bank. In his role as Director, Head of Equity Strategy with Macquarie (2004 to 2012), he managed the Equity Strategy Team who were responsible for macroeconomic analysis, bottom-up stock analysis, across-market comparisons, and equity portfolio design and construction.
His early years in the industry were spent at Bain & Co/Deutsche Bank (1982 to 2002), where he worked as Analyst, Head of Research and Head of Equity Strategy. Neale has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Sydney University and an MBA from the AGSM/ University of NSW.