Non-Executive Chair / Hearts and Minds Investments
Most Notable Role
Chris Cuffe AO is well known in the wealth management and philanthropic sectors.
Mr Cuffe has more than 30 years of experience in building successful investment management businesses at Colonial First State Investments and Challenger Financial Services Group. As chief executive of Colonial First State, he led the company from a startup operation to Australia's largest investment manager. He was also chief executive of Challenger Financial Services Group and chair of Unisuper.
In October 2017, Mr Cuffe was inducted into the Australian Fund Manager's RBS Hall of Fame for services to the investment industry. He was also appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to the community as an advocate for philanthropy, as a supporter of improved financial efficiencies in charitable organisations, and to the funds management industry.
Mr Cuffe is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and of Finsia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW and a Diploma from the Securities Institute of Australia.