Olivia Engel, Head of Active Australian Equities, State Street Global Advisors
Olivia Engel, Head of Active Australian Equities at State Street Global Advisors, works collaboratively with SSgA’s Advanced Research Center and portfolio management teams. Engel reports to Marc Reinganum, global head of Active Equities, Developed Markets.
Previously, Engel worked at GMO Australia, where she spent eight years, most recently as a senior portfolio manager responsible for the management of all Australian equity portfolios. There, she also contributed to the enhancement of the quantitative investment management process through in-depth quantitative research.
Engel spent the past 14 years in active quantitative investing, beginning at Commonwealth Investment Management and Colonial First State prior to GMO Australia. Among her additional areas of experience are domestic and international equities, strategy and asset allocation, business development and infrastructure investment.
She is deeply involved with the CFA Society of Sydney having served as president of the Society from 2007 – 2009, and prior to that, held various positions on the Board of Directors. She currently serves on the Institute’s conference planning committee. Engel holds a BComm and BEc from Australian National University.
Mike Evans, Non-Executive Director, ING Real Estate Investment Management
Mike Evans is non executive director to the Supervisory Board of ING REIM Group (UK) Limited. Mike has held an advisory role with ING REIM for over three years, in particular acting as an advisor to the fund manager of the ING UK Real Estate Income Trust. He is also non-executive Chairman of the Unitholders' Advisory Committee of the ING Real Estate Select Global Osiris Fund.