Brett Jollie is the Managing Director of abrdn Australia. In this role Brett has strategic oversight (investment, distribution and operational) of the Australian business and is responsible for ensuring all business functions work effectively and cohesively in achieving the Group’s strategic goals.
Brett has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He joined Aberdeen in 2000 and has held roles in operations, product management, sales and marketing in Australia and the UK. Before joining abrdn, Brett worked for EquitiLink Australia, Chase Manhattan Bank and Permanent Trustee.
Brett is a member of the Financial Services Council (FSC) Funds Management Board Committee and the NSW Council of the Australian British Chamber of Commerce. Previous roles include Director of the Financial Services Council (2013 to 2020), Co-Chair of the FSC Investment Board Committee (2013-2020), and member of the FSC Standards Oversight & Disciplinary Committee (2015 – 2019).
Brett holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Macquarie University, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning, both from the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA). He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.