David Hartley


Our leadership team is founded on deep global experience, cultural diversity, a shared value system and multi-disciplinary expertise across finance and technology.

David Hartley

Chairman of the Investment Committee

David Hartley is a successful investment professional and senior executive with more than 40 years experience covering all major public and private markets.  His career includes an expansive combination of both non-executive and executive positions, covering hands-on investment management, consulting, multi-manager and Chief Investment Officer roles.

During his career David also supported the educational activities of FINSIA as a lecturer, author, examiner and marker. In addition to establishing and coaching highly skilled teams, David has extensive experience presenting at numerous investment and superannuation industry events.

Current Directorships and Roles include:

  • Director and Chairman of Investment Committee Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund
  • Senior Investment Counsel NSW State Super
  • Investment Advisory Committee Chair for NSW Trustee and Guardian
  • Director and Audit Committee Chair for Clearview Nominees
  • Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Investment Committee
  • Investment Committee Chair University of Sydney Student Managed Investment Fund

Past Directorships and Significant Roles include:

  • Chief Investment Officer SunSuper (2005 to 2015)
  • When CIO at SunSuper rated among 100 most influential Chief Investment Officers globally by Chief Investment Officer Magazine


  • Graduate – AICD and Senior Fellow of FINSIA
  • Affiliate – Actuaries Institute
  • Bachelor of Arts (Actuarial Studies) from Macquarie University