Jonathan Shead

State Street Global Advisors

Jonathan Shead

Jonathan is Head of Investments, Australia. In this role, he provides an Australian based investment voice for State Street Global Advisors with our Australian clients spanning the breadth of solutions that we offer. He also provides local oversight to the Australian investment team and is a member of Australian entity boards.

Prior to his current role, Jon was Head of Retirement Solutions, Australia and was responsible for leading the development of retirement thinking and investing in Australia.

Jonathan joined State Street Global Advisors, Australia, Limited in August 2000 and was a member of the Global Portfolio Strategy team from 2000 to 2018 covering both equities and currency and serving as the Head of Portfolio Strategists for the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to joining SSGA, Jonathan worked as a senior asset consultant and as a superannuation actuary at NSP Buck Proprietary Limited.

Jonathan was awarded a Bachelor of Economics degree by Macquarie University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.