MEGAN AUBREY is head of Macquarie Investment Affiliates within Macquarie Investment Management. Her group is responsible for all external manager businesses including the Macquarie Professional Series range of funds in Australia and the Optimum Funds in the USA. She is also responsible for a number of affiliate businesses including MIM’s asset management businesses in Austria and Korea. In addition, Aubrey is responsible for MIM’s global strategy and corporate development functions. She sits on MIM’s global management committee. Prior to her current role, she was head of Macquarie Global Investments, a specialist investment management business which included an external manager business, agricultural investments and a private portfolio management business. Before joining Macquarie, Aubrey spent 10 years at Colonial First State (and State Bank of NSW) in their treasury group providing risk management solutions to institutional clients and working in an exchange traded options team on the Sydney Futures Exchange.