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Chris Cuffe takes on Chairmanship of Atrium Investment Management

28 July 2015

Respected financial services industry executive and philanthropist Mr Chris Cuffe has taken the role of chairman with Atrium Investment Management (Atrium). Mr Cuffe has had an involvement with the firm since 2012.

Mr Cuffe leads a Board committed to accelerating the growth of Atrium, a Sydney-based asset management firm established in 2009.

Atrium’s specialist investment management approach has attracted almost $1 Billion in funds under management since inception.

Mr Cuffe said he was pleased to accept a leadership role with Atrium.

“I have a high regard for the Atrium team which has done an extraordinary job managing the risk and return side of the investment equation throughout market cycles.

“I am impressed by the Atrium investment process and the outcomes they have been able to achieve. It is exciting to help steer a dynamic and capable business on its path of investment excellence”.

Atrium Chief Executive Officer, Alex Hone, said the firm was delighted to welcome Chris Cuffe to the Board.

“There are few people in our sector as well-regarded as Chris. His guidance and leadership of the Atrium Board will no doubt translate into strong practical advice as Atrium takes further steps towards broadening its unique offer to more Australian investors and their advisers.”

“This is an exciting time for Atrium. We are delighted to welcome Chris to the Board and look forward to his stewardship,” Mr Hone said.

Mr Chris Cuffe

Mr Cuffe brings more than 25 years’ experience in building successful wealth management businesses at Colonial First State Investments and Challenger Financial Services Group.

As well as his Chairmanship of Atrium Investment Management, Mr Cuffe is Chairman of UniSuper Limited. He is also Chairman and major funder of Australian Philanthropic Services, a not-for-profit organisation which aims to inspire and support philanthropy through providing education for individuals and financial advisers.

Mr Cuffe is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Fellow of FINSIA, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW and a Diploma from the Securities Institute of Australia. He has also received the Australian Fund Managers Hall of Fame award.