The Investment team

Jason Beddow

Managing Director BEng, GdipAppFin(SecInst)

Jason was appointed as Managing Director of Argo Investments Limited in February 2014, after 4 years as Chief Executive Officer. He has over 17 years’ experience in the investment industry, including 15 years with Argo.

After completing an engineering degree whilst working in the mining industry, Jason became a research analyst in the resources sector with Hartley Poynton and Deutsche Bank. He then moved to funds management in 2001 when he joined Argo as an investment analyst. He was appointed Chief Investment Officer of Argo in 2008 and Chief Executive Officer in 2010. He is also Managing Director of Argo Global Listed Infrastructure Limited.

Jason is also a member of the investment committees of Charles Sturt University and Royal Far West (a non-government organisation providing health services to children living in rural and remote NSW).

Andy Forster

Senior Investment Officer BComm (Hons), CFA

Andy joined Argo in 2010 as an Investment Analyst and was promoted to Senior Investment Officer in 2015. Andy has over 15 years experience as an analyst and portfolio manager.

Prior to joining the Company, Andy was a founding partner and portfolio manager at boutique fund manager, Cannae Capital. His experience also includes portfolio manager positions at Deutsche Asset Management, State Street Global Advisors and as an equities analyst at Westpac Investment Management.

Daniel Cuthbertson

Investment Analyst BCom(Fin), GDipAppFin(Sec Inst), MAppFin

Daniel Cuthbertson joined the company in 2011 as an Investment Analyst and has extensive experience in the funds management industry.

Prior to joining the company he held investment analyst roles at boutique fund manager PM Capital, and listed investment company MMC Contrarian. His experience also includes analytical roles in global companies BNP Paribas and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Paul Frost

Investment Analyst BEc

Paul Frost re-joined Argo in January 2015 as an Investment Analyst. He previously served as an Investment Executive at Argo from 1997-2003. Paul has over 18 years’ experience as an investment analyst and portfolio manager.

Prior to re-joining the Company, Paul was a portfolio manager at boutique fund manager, PM Capital. His experience also includes roles as a senior portfolio manager at Investors Mutual, credit research manager in Westpac’s Institutional Banking Group and several years in chartered accounting.

Brydie Lloyd-Roberts

Investment Analyst BComm

Brydie Lloyd-Roberts joined Argo in 2004 as an Investment Analyst. Brydie has over 15 years’ experience in equities research across the market for listed investment companies.

Prior to this Brydie worked at investment bank UBS AG. She has a Commerce degree from the University of Sydney, an Advanced Certificate of Analysis from UTS and has completed level one of the CFA program.

Colin Whitehead

Investment Analyst BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance, CFA

Colin Whitehead joined the company in 2012 as an Investment Analyst and has over 15 years of industry experience.

Before joining Argo, Colin was Head of Research at a leading Australian equities research house. His earlier experience includes analyst roles with State Street Bank and BNP Paribas in Sydney, prior to NatWest Investments and State Street Bank in London. Colin is a Chartered Financial Analyst with an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Finance.