About Gardior

Gardior Pty Ltd (ABN 71076835955, AFSL 320173) is an Australian trustee company with a Board of Directors that consists of representatives from our investor base.

Gardior is the Trustee of The Infrastructure Fund (TIF), a $2.5bn infrastructure fund, and NEPEM, a private equity fund closed to new investors.

At Gardior, we pride ourselves on our ability to add value to each investor through structuring and ultimate alignment of interests.

Click here to experience the Gardior values through the assets we own.

Our role

As Trustee of Gardior Funds, Gardior:

  • Is the legal owner of the assets of Gardior funds
  • Establishes and oversees the framework of governance, risk management, internal control and compliance
  • Considers potential investment proposals
  • Provides feedback to the Investment Manager regarding the management of the assets
  • Prepares notices and reports to be issued to Gardior investors
  • Fosters strong working partnerships with all service providers to Gardior Funds.

 

What we do

  • Deliver superior returns to investors over the long term.
  • Act with integrity, transparency and in the best interest of our investors.
  • Ensure Investment Managers understand the values and expectations of our investors  and are accountable their actions.
  • Apply proper diligence in the investment process.
  • Communicate regularly and openly with our investors.
  • Safeguard investor funds through a responsible approach to processes of governance, internal control and risk management.

Gardior Board of Directors

Chris Artis

Director

Gardior Director since 24 August 2018

Unitholder elected director

Chris has over thirty years of experience within the superannuation industry gained through various roles across government, industry and corporate superannuation funds.

He is currently the Chief Investment Officer of the Meat Industry Employees’ Super Fund and brings considerable knowledge in investment management encompassing investment policy, strategy setting and implementation within accumulation and defined benefit funds. He has a proven track record in manager research and portfolio configuration across equities, fixed interest, property, infrastructure and cash. His experience includes establishing and managing over $2.5 billion of internal portfolios across various asset classes.

He has deep knowledge in risk management and investment compliance, underpinned by sound financial management skills and knowledge in corporate governance principles. Investment risk management includes ESG investment policy formulation and investing within the UNPRI framework.

Chris is an experienced investment professional having served as a Director and Audit Committee member of Utilities Trust of Australia and is currently a member of the Investor Representative Committee of the AMP Diversified Property Fund.

Chris holds an MBA from the University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University, Diploma of Superannuation Management and attained Fellow of ASFA and Certified Practicing Accounting (CPA) status.