Professional qualifications: CPA, CFA® charterholder, Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD)
Ashton is portfolio manager in the Real Asset team, responsible for the Property Securities and Real Income strategies since December 2005. Ashton joined Martin Currie Australia in August 1998 as a property securities analyst. Ashton has an in-depth knowledge of the listed property and infrastructure sectors from many years of coverage. His significant experience in listed real asset financial statement analysis is backed up by his CPA and CFA qualifications. Ashton previously worked for Prudential Portfolio Managers in London and National Australia Asset Management in Melbourne. Ashton has a bachelor of economics (honours) from Monash University.