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Tim Chesterfield

CIO, Perpetual Guardian Investments

Tim brings nearly 35 years of experience as a global equity investor, focusing on global asset allocation and investment. His extensive career has seen him manage assets across New Zealand, Australia, Europe, the UK, and the US, with a particular emphasis on US equities over the past 15 years.

Before his current role, Tim gained invaluable experience at companies such as QBE Insurance, AMP Capital, Deutsche Bank and NatWest Markets, where he meaningfully contributed to asset allocation committees, setting country and asset class targets for capital allocation in diverse market conditions.

As the Chief Investment Officer of PG Investments, Tim leads a dedicated team of investment professionals committed to achieving optimal client outcomes. His leadership is underpinned by a wealth of experience, including over five years as Head of Equities for QBE Insurance, where he managed a US$1.5 billion portfolio of US equities and led a global equity team overseeing more than A$5 billion. At AMP Capital, Tim focused on making institutional-quality investment management accessible to individual investors.

Tim advocates for a consistent, long-term, and disciplined approach to asset allocation and investment, firmly believing that there are no shortcuts to successful investing. His passion for investment and client outcomes is evident in his mantra, “All New Zealanders deserve access to investment management done well.”

Proud of PG Investments’ achievements to date, Tim is optimistic about the future, believing that the best is yet to come. His dedication to delivering high-quality investment management continues to drive the firm’s success and enhance client outcomes.