RiskLab - Q Group Seminar Melbourne - Spending patterns in retirement and the impact on portfolio longevity

26 Sep 2019

Aaron Minney, Head of Retirement Income Research, Challenger


Data61 Demonstration Lab
710 Collins Street, Docklands

Dear Q Group members,

You are invited to attend a seminar “Spending patterns in retirement and the impact on portfolio longevity” given by Aaron Minney, Head of Retirement Income Research, Challenger, at 5pm Thursday 26 September 2019, at Data61 Demonstration Lab (710 Collins Street, Docklands) in Melbourne.


Please use the following link for RSVP

Agenda: Thursday 26 September 2019

5:00pm Pre-drinks and food

5:30pm Seminar starts

6:30pm Networking


A key risk for retirement income is to make sure that it lasts as long as the retiree. A key component of this is the level of spending through retirement. Aaron will consider the evidence around actual patterns of spending and the impact that different levels of spending have on portfolios in retirement. This information can be used to build better, more sustainable, investment portfolios for retirement.


Aaron has been researching and developing of retirement income solutions for Australian retirees in his 8 years at Challenger and has held a various of investment management roles over 24 years as an investment strategist and researcher, across a wide range of asset classes. In his previous roles across CFSGAM, IAG and Macquarie, Aaron has been responsible for the evaluation and strategic development of investment capability, portfolio management and asset allocation. Aaron is an Honorary Fellow at the Macquarie Applied Finance Centre where he is an adjunct lecturer in Life Cycle Investments. He is a participant in an ARC Industry-linkage grant by CSIRO, Monash University and Challenger Group into the drawdown of savings in retirement. He was previously a member of the advisory committee to first after-tax return performance index for the Australian equity market.


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