Our People

About Ashley

Ashley was appointed as Head of Pendal’s Global Equities boutique in 2016 and is responsible for setting the strategy, processes and risk management for both the boutique and funds managed within it.

Ashley’s experience in the finance industry spans over 24 years, including roles in petroleum economics, global energy investment analysis and 20 years as a global equities fund manager.

Prior to this, Ashley was a shareholder, board member and managed the global equities strategy at PM Capital Ltd.

His global fund achieved strong performance over short and longer term periods and was awarded the “Best Australian Based Global Equity Manager of the Year 2015” by the Australian Fund Manager Foundation and “International Equities (Alternative Strategies) Fund of the Year 2015” by Zenith/ Professional Planners Association.

Ashley is a life member of the Friends of Cambridge University Library, the Bodleian Library Oxford University, the International Society of Petroleum Engineers and the International Association of Energy Economics.

Ashley holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Petroleum (Honours) from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New England (with a dual major in Financial and Economic Development of Emerging Economies). Ashley is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 


Global Equities Team

Funds managed by Ashley

Ashley Pittard

Head of Global Equities
Global Equities

About Ayesha

Ayesha joined the Global Equities Team in 2017 after completing an internship with the company during 2016. Ayesha is responsible for global coverage of the internet retail, chemical and consumer staples industries.

Ayesha holds a Bachelor of Economics majoring in economics and finance from the University of Sydney.


Global Equities Team

Ayesha Azeem

Assistant Investment Analyst
Global Equities

About Sue

Sue joined the company in 2016 as a senior investment analyst for the Global Equities Team. She is responsible for global sector coverage of the Technology, Consumer Discretionary and Materials sectors.

Sue’s experience in the finance industry spans over 24 years, 17 of which with Morgan Stanley in Sydney, London and Hong Kong. Prior to joining Pendal, Sue was working with the Institutional Equity Division of Morgan Stanley in Sydney advising global and Australia-based investors. In 2003 Sue joined the Asian Equity team to provide investment advice to UK and European investors. After four years Sue relocated to Hong Kong to provide investment advice to global institutions investing in Asian market.


Global Equities Team

Sue Scott

Senior Investment Analyst
Global Equities