Peter Gunning is Russell Investments' Chief Executive, Asia-Pacific, and serves on Russell Investments' Executive Committee. He joined the firm's Sydney office in 1996 and has held various senior positions, including global Chief Investment Officer and Regional Chief Investment Officer, Asia-Pacific.
Prior to joining Russell Investments, he held positions in risk and equity portfolio management at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. He also worked as an economist and fixed-interest options trader on the floor of the Sydney Futures Exchange.
Peter is a member of Q Group and is on EDHEC-Risk Institute's International Advisory Board. He also serves on the board of directors of Heart Research Australia and the University of Washington Foster School of Business.
He holds a BEc and a Master of Economics and Econometrics (Hons), both from the University of Sydney, and is a CFA Charterholder.