Tim Macready is Chief Investment Officer at Christian Super which he joined in 2005. He been responsible for the development of the Fund’s Responsible Investment Approach, which is applied across the entire portfolio and now incorporates Negative Screening, ESG Integration, Active Ownership and Impact Investing.
Tim is responsible for the Fund’s overall investment strategy and implementation, including management of the internal team and working with the Investment Committee and external advisors on all investment issues. The Fund made its first impact investment in 2006; impact investments now represent 9% of Christian Super’s portfolio. Sectors include microfinance, social infrastructure, community finance, microinsurance, renewable energy, education and foster care.
Tim is also Chief Investment Officer of Brightlight Impact Advisory, an organisation established by Christian Super to assist institutional investors looking to include impact investments in their portfolio. Brightlight undertakes research, due diligence and portfolio management across the impact investment space. Previously, Tim was an actuarial analyst at Aon Consulting.
“I’m an elder at my church, sit on two denominational committees for the Presbyterian church and serve as a Board member for Pioneers of Australia.”