Nick Birrell

Managing Director, Kintan Pty Ltd, Australia

Nick has over 25 years of experience in the investment banking and investment management industry. He was founding CEO of what became Credit Suisse Asset Management in Australia and was Investment Director and then CEO of a large Australian investment management company that was ultimately sold to INVESCO. At INVESCO Nick became Regional Director Asia Pacific with responsibilities covering, Japan, Taiwan, China, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Recently Nick has been a Professorial Fellow at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, where he founded the Monash Asia Pacific Centre for Science and Wealth Creation and has been involved in early stage venture capital financing. Nick holds B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. degrees from Flinders University, South Australia and a Ph.D. from University of London, King’s College.