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Alistair Barker

Visiting Scholar

Alistair is the Head of Portfolio Construction at AustralianSuper. AustralianSuper is the largest superannuation (pension) fund in Australia, with US$120bn in members’ assets and over US$12bn of net cash inflows annually. It is a defined contribution fund with members in both accumulation and pension phases and is run with the sole purpose of improving the retirement outcomes of its members. Alistair is a member of the leadership team of the Fund’s Investment Department and has been with AustralianSuper since 2008. He is responsible for the multi-asset class portfolios which the Fund’s members invest in. This includes the development of portfolio and long-term investment strategy and the oversight of key investment parameters such as return objectives, risk and liquidity. Alistair has a breadth of experience covering most asset classes and types of investment, both as a direct investor and asset manager, through to developing asset allocation strategy for multi-asset class portfolios.