Challenges Facing the Industry

Felix Stephen, Head of Strategy & Research at Advance Asset Management, talks about the challenges that the financial industry is facing in the current market.


About Felix Stephen

Felix Stephen, BA (Economics), is Felix Stephen, Head of Strategy & Research at Advance Asset Management.

Felix has over 30 years of extensive treasury and portfolio management experience in Australian and International fixed income and international foreign exchange markets. He has served on asset allocation, investment strategy and marketing committees at funds management institutions in Australia and overseas and has also been a consultant to institutions in Australia and overseas on funds management and financial markets.

Felix migrated to Australia in 1987; while abroad he was the Manager, Treasury at the Bank of Ceylon London and a member of the market practices committee at the Central bank of Ceylon. He gained his commercial banking experience in Sri Lanka and London and has authored and published many research papers on global financial asset markets, macro economic trends, asset allocation and rural banking development. He maintains a strong network of key personalities within the industry and other organisations around the world.

About Advance

The Advance team includes the investment management of the Multi-Manager funds for both the BT Financial Group and Advance Asset Management. This area is a dedicated investment specialist area which provides implemented consulting solutions including specialist investment advice for other departments within the BT Financial Group.

The services include asset allocation setting, portfolio construction and managing the Multi-Manager products across Advance and BTFG. The team will also supply investment and financial market information and research across the BTFG business including the Advice businesses, platforms and superannuation.

Disclaimer

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