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John Burke

Global Chief Executive Officer, BFM Group

John Burke is the global CEO of the BFM Group, which operates as Bennelong Funds Management in Australia and BennBridge in the UK and US. He has more than 25 years of experience in the funds management sector across Australian and international markets, and his appointment in March 2023 was a pivotal part of the next stage of the Group’s growth ambitions.

Before joining the BFM Group in March 2023, John was the Global Head of Fidante Partners (part of the Challenger Limited Group). He is a proven growth leader, with broad global experience through his time at Mercer, AllianceBernstein, Deutsche Bank, and more recently in establishing Challenger Investment Solutions before being appointed to his role at Fidante.

John has a Master of Arts (History and Economics) from the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a CFA® Charterholder.