BComm, F Fin, CPA
Mary is an Investment Director and one of three Co-founders of Touchstone Asset Management. She is responsible for portfolio construction and investment strategy.
Mary has more than 30 years of experience in domestic equities markets, having previously held a number of senior buy-side roles including Investment Director and Portfolio Manager.
Her most recent role was Portfolio Manager Australian Equities at BT Investment Solutions (BTIS), where she was responsible for oversight of more than $6 billion in funds under management. In this role, she was instrumental in constructing and overseeing the Advance Australian Multi-blend large cap and small cap equity portfolios, as well as the Westpac Staff Superannuation Fund Australian equities portfolio.
Prior to joining BTIS, Mary was Joint Investment Director at 452 Capital which involved constructing and managing Australian equity portfolios. She was also jointly responsible for investment decision-making across the Australian equity market, achieving consistent medium-term outperformance.
Mary’s deep knowledge of Australian equities was cultivated in her roles as Portfolio Manager for ING Investment Management’s Australian Equities Portfolio and for IAG’s Australian Equities Portfolio. Prior to these roles, she also worked at Westpac Investment Management and CBA Financial Services as a Senior Portfolio Manager.
Mary graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance, and has worked in the finance industry since 1984. She is also a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).