Damon O'Brien

Chief Investment Officer


Damon is the Chief Investment Officer at Consilium and chair of the Consilium Investment Committee. He has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, in roles focusing on the delivery of global best practice investment solutions.    

Leading a team of six analysts, Damon is responsible for the design, implementation and support of Consilium’s evidence-based investment strategy. 

Consilium’s investment framework has been internationally certified by the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX). Underpinning this is a client-first approach that always seeks to maximise delivery of the proven benefits of financial science to investors. 

Damon joined the Consilium Board in 2014 as an executive director, expanding upon his prior governance experience that includes over ten years as trustee of a private charitable foundation.
Damon is an Authorised Financial Adviser (AFA), a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA® charterholder), a member of the New Zealand CFA Society and a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.