Chief Investment Officer
At Redpoint, Eric has overall responsibility for investment outcomes overseeing the firm’s portfolio managers and trade execution staff. Eric is a member of Redpoint’s investment committee and a director on its board.
Eric is a co-founder of Redpoint and has 30 years investment management experience. Prior to Redpoint, Eric was the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Vanguard Investments Australia Ltd. Eric held that position from 1996 to 2009 and established Vanguard’s Australian investment management capability – comprising 23 investment professionals across equity, fixed interest, research and risk management roles. Eric defined the management process for all of Vanguard’s standard index portfolios and was responsible for the design and implementation of a number of specialist funds, portfolios and processes. During Eric’s tenure at Vanguard the investment team managed over $80 billion in more than 100 sector level. In addition to his role as CIO, Eric was a member of the Executive Committee and at various times served as an alternate director for Vanguard.
Prior to joining Vanguard, Eric was Manager, Quantitative Investments at Commonwealth Funds Management from 1991 to 1996 and Senior Manager at Capel Court Investment Bank from 1986 to 1991.
Eric holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with honours from the University of Sydney and Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), University of New South Wales.