CMSF Speakers


Darren Beesley

Head of Retirement and Senior Portfolio Manager, AMP Capital

Darren Beesley is Head of Retirement Investments and a Senior Portfolio Manager in the Multi-Asset Group. He is responsible for a range of diversified funds and contributes to research, portfolio construction, asset allocation and implementation across the group’s set of multi-asset funds. Prior to joining AMP, Mr Beesley was Portfolio Manager for Perpetual’s Diversified Strategies team where he was responsible for a range of multi-asset funds. Mr Beesley has also worked as portfolio manager and dealer at Ankura Capital (WestAM), a quantitative Australian equities firm, and as an investment analyst at Willis Towers Watson. He is qualified as a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (FIAA) and sits on the Actuaries Institute Retirement Income Working Group. He completed a Commerce Degree at UNSW majoring in finance and actuarial studies and was awarded the UNSW Co-op Scholarship in actuarial studies.