Head of Income and Real Assets | First State Super
Damien Webb is Head of Income and Real Assets, Investments at First State Super, responsible for fixed income, credit, infrastructure and property, having joined the fund in 2014. Prior to First State Super, he worked for 11 years at Perpetual Investments and seven at ING Optimix. He joined Perpetual in 2003 and was ultimately the Head of Multi Manager for Perpetual’s multi-manager fund, responsible for the investment process, manager research and selection. Prior to Perpetual, Webb held a number of positions at ING Investment Management. From 2000, he was a portfolio manager for Optimix Investment Management, ING’s multi-manager group, where he was responsible for manager research and blending and contributing to the tactical asset allocation strategy. He received a bachelor of economics from Sydney University and is an associate of the Securities Institute of Australia having completed his graduate diploma in applied finance and investment. In 2006, Damien completed his master’s in applied finance with Macquarie University.