As QIC's Chief Executive, Damien leads the Executive Committee to achieve QIC's strategic and business objectives.
Damien has over 26 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He has a strong focus on developing and executing strategy, particularly around growth and sales. Most recently, Damien was the country head of BlackRock Australia, responsible for managing $45 billion of assets on behalf of clients. Prior to this, Damien was BlackRock’s Head of Account Management, overseeing sales, marketing and product efforts across institutional and retail channels. Damien’s career has also included roles at Merrill Lynch Investment Management, Barclays Global Investors and Citibank.
Damien is a Queenslander and prior to his career in financial services he represented Australia in rugby union.
Claire leads QIC's Finance team and is responsible for the financial management and reporting of the QIC corporate group and related entities, including all QIC investment vehicles and property accounting activities. Claire is a Director of a number of QIC’s wholly owned subsidiaries, including QIC European Investment Services Limited and QIC US Investment Services.
Claire has over 25 years of experience in financial services and has held a number of finance roles within QIC.
Claire holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and is a Fellow of both CPA Australia and the Financial Services Institute of Australia.
As Executive Director of Strategy, Clients & Global Markets, Brian is responsible for all aspects of QIC’s corporate strategy, product and business development, marketing and service of QIC’s institutional clients globally.
Prior to joining QIC in October 2012, Brian was with AMP Capital Investors for 14 years as Director of the Client, Product & Marketing division, responsible for all Institutional, retail and SMSF strategy. He was also a member of the Executive team driving global strategy, risk measurement and financial outcomes across the firm.
Brian is a Graduate of the Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), fellow of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA).
Brian is on the Board of the Investment Management & Consultant Association (IMCA), Lonsec Fiscal Holdings and CCube Financial Software. He is also a Director of Basketball Australia and chairs their High Performance Commission.
David leads QIC's Risk, Legal & Tax division and is QIC's Chief Risk Officer. He is responsible for QIC’s enterprise and strategic risk management framework, and leading the legal, tax and independent risk, compliance and regulatory functions. David’s team provides services to and monitors all investment teams and business divisions across QIC.
David is a member of QIC’s Executive Committee and participates at QIC’s Board, Audit Committee and Risk Committee; he is the Chair of QIC’s Risk & Valuations Sub-Committee. David is also a Director with QIC’s wholly owned subsidiary, QIC European Investment Services Limited (QEIS UK) and a number of of QIC's wholly owned USA subsidiaries. He reports directly to the CEO and meets regularly with the Chairs of the QIC and QEIS Boards and Chair of the Risk Committee.
David was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Courts of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria (as well as the High Court of Australia) in 1998.
David joined QIC in 2007 and previously worked in the corporate and financial services divisions of Clayton Utz in Sydney, and Linklaters in London and Tokyo, followed by four years in the Financial Services Group of Macquarie Bank in Sydney.
Glenn leads QIC’s Human Resources function and is responsible for the development and execution of QIC’s people strategy. Glenn is a seasoned HR Executive having held HR leadership roles in a number of multi-national organisations, including Group Chief HR Officer for QBE, and General Manager Talent and Capability for the National Australia Bank Group.
Glenn holds an MBA and is a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute.
Mark leads QIC’s Operations and Technology functions and is responsible for managing investment operations, development and execution of ICT strategy, delivery of technology services, program management, and facilities functions. His team provide services to all investment teams and business units across QIC.
Prior to joining QIC in June 2014, Mark was the Head of Investment Operations for Colonial First State Global Asset Management. Before this, he was Vice-President, Head of Middle Office for State Street Global Advisors based in London.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Business Studies from University College Dublin.