Rick Steele

Drawing on more than 30 years in funds management and government, Rick is a non-executive director of Spectrum, with a specialty focus on governance and compliance.

After a successful career in the Australian Treasury, Rick entered the financial markets as the Chief Economist at Prudential Assurance (Prudential). He then moved into investment management as a portfolio manager at Prudential, specialising in fixed income and foreign exchange. Rick went on to hold similar positions at BT Funds Management (BT) and Morgan Grenfell Australia.
Rick was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the institutional asset management business at BT, and CEO of TechInvest. Rick is currently CEO of Eight Investment Partners and a director of Loftus Peak.

Rick holds a Bachelor of Economics with Honours from the University of Tasmania; a Master of Economics from the Australian National University; and is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.