Chris Durack

Chief Executive Officer, Australia

Chris Durack

Chris is Chief Executive and Director of Schroder Investment Management (Australia) Limited, a position he has held since January 2019.

He began his career with Schroders in Sydney in 2011 as Director and Head of Product and Distribution, moving to Hong Kong in January 2016 to assume the role of Chief Executive Officer and Head of the Institutional Business for Asia Pacific.

During his time in Hong Kong Chris was Chairman of the Pensions Committee and an Executive Committee member for the Investment Funds Association (IFA).

Prior to joining Schroders Chris was the Chief Executive Officer for NSW State Super and has previous funds management experience through senior roles with two large Australian fund managers Perpetual Limited and Challenger Limited.

In addition to career experience in funds management, Chris gained significant asset consulting experience from senior research and consulting roles at both Mercer and Towers Perrin.

Chris holds a Master degree in Economics (First Class Honours) from the University of Sydney and, a Bachelor of Commerce (with Honours) from the University of Melbourne.