David Kiddie, BA (Hons) (Economics)
Director & Chief Investment Officer, Multi Asset Group & Specialist Investment Teams
David Kiddie commenced with AMP Capital in November 2009 as director of the Multi Asset Group and in November 2010 took on additional responsibility for the Specialist Investment Teams of Fixed Income, Active Equities and Multi Strategy Equities. In this capacity, Mr Kiddie is responsible for the strategic direction and development of this broad investment group, as well as the overall performance of the funds managed within the group. Mr Kiddie brings more than 25 years’ global experience in investment management and financial services to the role, and is also a member of the AMP Capital Leadership Team.
Prior to joining AMP Capital, Mr Kiddie was an investment adviser for AllenbridgeEPIC, a company of independent investment experts who advise pension funds and investment committees on investment-related issues; and a non-executive director for Trade Union Fund Managers. To March 2008, Mr Kiddie was chief investment officer (equities) of ABN Amro Asset Management. There he led teams across multiple geographies with investment responsibility for equities, multi-manager, fund of hedge funds, listed real estate and listed infrastructure. Mr Kiddie joined ABN Amro from Baring Asset Management, where he spent three years running the equity teams globally. Prior to this, Mr Kiddie was chief investment officer at Rothschild Asset Management/Insight Investment, with responsibility across equities, balanced portfolios and multi manager funds. Between 1994 and 2000, Mr Kiddie was Director of Pan European Equities at Hill Samuel Asset Management. Mr Kiddie’s early career also included roles at Sun Life Investment Management as Head of European Equities, Enskilda Securities as a strategist, and Baring International and Chemical Bank as a fund manager. Mr Kiddie has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Honours from the University of Kent in the UK.