DANIEL JAMES EAST
Chief Executive Officer
Daniel was appointed CEO of Grosvenor Pirie in 2002.
Daniel comes from a commercial banking environment, specialising in financial products and risk control. He has 20 years of financial markets experience in Sydney and Paris and prior to joining Grosvenor Pirie was Treasurer of The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank Limited in Sydney.
Daniel's extensive investment experience covers equities, currencies, fixed interest and derivatives.
Between 1985-1994 he worked with Banque Indosuez in Sydney and Paris. At Banque Indosuez he was primarily involved in the proprietary trading of derivatives, interest and currencies in the Australian, American and Asian markets.
From 1995 until 2002 he worked with The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank as Chief Trader and then Treasurer, focusing on the development of the treasury business and risk control.
Daniel is also a member of the Investment Committee.
Simon understands the power of Australians coming together to create change. In his 5 years as National Director for GetUp!, Australia’s leading progressive advocacy group, Simon tripled the organisation’s membership to 640,000.
Simon also sat on the inaugural board of the now 100,000 strong Australian Youth Climate Coalition, and was named NSW Young Professional of the Year.
In addition to leading large organisations working for progressive change, Simon has worked as a Financial Analyst at NSW Treasury and consulted for organisations as diverse as Bendigo Bank, Asset Owners Disclosure Project, major unions and community groups.
Adam has a long history in ethical investment, with an expertise in superannuation, ethical analysis and ESG (environmental, social and governance) index portfolio construction.
He is the portfolio manager for the ground-breaking Australian Fossil Fuel Free Index and the Australian Sustainability Leaders Index, both launched in 2015.
Adam is also Founder and Executive Director for Future Super and priot to Future Super, Adam was a senior manager at Australian Ethical Investment and Superannuation.
From 2005 to 2014, Adam contributed to growing funds under management from $300 million to over $900 million. Currently a director for the Australian Centre for Corporate Responsibility and treasurer of non-profit Climate Action Network Australia, Adam is also an investment committee member at Grosvenor Pirie