Mark Lazberger, CFA
Mark Lazberger is the Chief Executive Officer for Colonial First State Global Asset Management (‘CFSGAM’).
In his role, Mark leads the global asset management business which is a wholly owned division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. The business operates under the name of Colonial First State Global Asset Management in Australia and as First State Investments internationally. The business is a global specialist investment manager operating in locations across the world covering Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia, North America and Australia and New Zealand.
Mark has responsibility for more than A$219.4 billion* in funds and assets under management across equities, debt, infrastructure and property. He oversees the performance and strategic direction of all vehicles managed by the business.
Prior to joining CFSGAM in September 2008, Mark was President, International and Executive Vice President of State Street Global Advisors (SSgA). Before this, he was Head of International Businesses, President and CEO of State Street Japan and a Principal and Regional Managing Director of SSgA's businesses in Japan and Australia. He joined State Street in 1991.
Mark has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia, earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and sits on the Board of Governors of the CFA Institute. Mark is also a Director of the Sydney Theatre Company.