DFA Australia Limited
A director of DFA Australia Limited since 1994, Nigel A.D. Stewart is a well-known advisor in Australia and a central figure in its investment management industry. Nigel has a key role in developing the business and assisting advisors in embracing modern portfolio theory and the asset class approach to portfolio construction. Nigel, who is chairman of Stewart Partners, is a frequent speaker at conferences. He is a fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), a foundation member and fellow of the Financial Planning Association of Australia, and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Nigel joined Bain & Company (now Deutsche Bank) in 1977 as an advisor, and in 1983 he founded Nigel Stewart and Associates Pty Limited, which merged with Potter Warburg in 1995. He became executive chairman of Potter Warburg Pty Limited (now UBS Wealth Management) in 1996. Nigel is the recipient of a graduate diploma in applied finance and investment from FINSIA, and an AICD diploma from the University of New England.