Nigel is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Douglas Funds Consulting Pty Ltd which is an independent research firm that undertakes customised fund and client specific research projects as well as investment committee and non-executive director roles.
He has over 30 years’ financial markets experience with high level expertise in investment manager research, asset allocation and macroeconomics gained from roles which include:
- van Eyk Research – Head of Research
- Perpetual Private – Head of Investment Research
- ANZ Wealth – Senior Manager Mandate Research (institutional manager research for traditional asset classes)
- Merrill Lynch Australia – Chief Economist and Senior Fixed Income Strategist (specialised in financial markets macroeconomics)
Nigel also held roles at AMP Society (primarily in fixed interest markets analysis and equities market dealing) and briefly in Federal and State governments (Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and NSW Department of Transport).
He has achieved a range of academic and technical qualifications, all of which underpin his extensive financial markets experience.
His qualifications include:
Bachelor of Economics (Hons), Australian National University; Graduate Diploma (Economics), University of Sydney; Master of Applied Finance, Macquarie University; Master of Commerce, University of Sydney; and Master of Arts (Modern History), Macquarie University.