Jeff Mitchell

Chief Investment Officer

Infocus Group

Jeff is responsible for the operational management of Alpha Funds Managers, a business unit of Infocus.

Jeff came to us from Australian Unity Personal Financial Services (PFS) where he was their head of investment research for five and a half years.  Incorporated in this role he was a portfolio manager for PFSIM Pty Ltd, the investment management arm of PFS which runs their 3 objective based multi strategy and an Australian Large Cap direct equity Separately Managed Accounts. He also managed the research team responsible for capital markets, portfolio construction, direct and managed investments research.

Prior to PFS Jeff spent four and a half years with Standard & Poors Wealth Management Services (WMS) where he was a director and co-head of the WMS business. At S&P Jeff provided asset consulting and investment support to the wealth management arms of some of Australia largest financial institutions.  Before joining S&P Jeff was a director and Head of Investment Research and Training at Pitcher Partners Investment Services. He began his formal investment research career in 1999 as an adviser and investment specialist with Haines Muir Hill Investment Service, at the time one of the largest practices in the Lonsdale dealer group.

Jeff is a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) and holds the following qualifications:

  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment
  • Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Diploma of Technical Analysis
  • Diploma of Management