Stephen Gilmore as Chief Investment Officer of The Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, the Crown entity that manages the NZ$39 billion NZ Super Fund. Mr Gilmore was most recently Chief Investment Strategist at the A$148b Future Fund in Australia, where he held a series of senior investment roles between 2009 and 2018.
As Chief Investment Officer Mr Gilmore leads a 45-strong team of investment professionals responsible for the appointment and monitoring of the NZ Super Fund’s external investment managers; New Zealand and international direct investment; responsible investment; and asset allocation, including macroeconomic strategy and the Guardians’ strategic tilting programme.
Mr Gilmore’s career also includes periods with Banque AIG; Morgan Stanley; the International Monetary Fund and Chase Manhattan Bank. A New Zealander, he began his career with roles at the University of Otago and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. A Chartered Accountant, Mr Gilmore has a MCom in Economics from the University of Canterbury.