Senior Director, Channel Management, Australia and New Zealand, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Stuart Magrath is Senior Director, Channel Management, Australia and New Zealand at S&P Dow Jones Indices. He focuses on the current and future financial aspects of the accumulation and draw-down phases of the retirement community of both countries. As part of Stuart's responsibilities, he services the needs of different influencers including financial advisers, accountants, and self-managed superannuation fund members.
Stuart’s career has encompassed roles in marketing, e-commerce, and customer experience design in addition to direct, and intermediated, distribution experience across a diverse range of industries including telecommunications, financial services, media, and print publishing.
Stuart started his career with KPMG in their Tax Advisory business in Sydney followed by a number of roles in publishing, both traditional and online, including with the Sydney Futures Exchange prior to its merger with the ASX.
In 2001, Stuart made the move into retail financial services, initially with MLC, part of the National Australia Bank Group, followed by roles with ING Australia (now OnePath), part of the ANZ Banking Group, AMP, Australia’s largest retail superannuation provider, and most recently with Suncorp Group, leading the Superannuation Distribution function through Suncorp Bank branches, as well as self-employed and aligned financial advisers. Additionally, he held relationship responsibility for corporate superannuation plans.Stuart is a graduate of the University of NSW, Sydney, with bachelor’s degrees in both commerce (accounting) and law. Stuart is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.