Dr. Peter Higgs

Dr Peter Higgs, Chairman


  • Executive Chairman of Tactical Global Management Limited
  • Chairman of Investment Committee

Professional Experience

  • Over 30 years professional experience in economic and financial market analysis
  • Chairman of Wellers Impact Limited
  • Previously Manager of Asset Allocation at Suncorp Investment Management Limited, from 1992 to 1996
  • Prior to this Peter was a Reader at the Graduate School of Management and Deputy Director of the IMPACT Research Centre at the University of Melbourne
  • Written a book on applied general equilibrium economic forecasting and published in journals such as the Financial Analysts Journal
  • Taught a number of courses on economics and applied portfolio management in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo, as well as presenting at industry conferences around the world

Qualifications, Awards and Professional Associations

  • Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honours) from La Trobe University (1980)
  • D M Myers University Medal for Dux of the School of Economics (1980)
  • Masters of Economics from Harvard University (1984)
  • Ph.D in Economics from Harvard University (1986)
  • Academy of Social Sciences Australia Medal for excellence in research (1991)
  • Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (Finsia)
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD)
  • Member of the Institute of Directors  (MInstD)