David Aylward

Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director / Portfolio Manager

David Aylward

David Aylward was a co-founding Director of Jenkins Investment Management P/L (the forerunner to Tribeca) in June 1998. From 1998 through to 2004, David was the Portfolio Manager of the Smaller Companies strategy and Head of Equities. In 2004, David became Managing Director  as Paul Jenkins (the other founding Director) moved towards retirement.

Today, as Chief Executive Officer, David manages the Smaller Companies strategy (with Simon), and also co-ordinates Tribeca’s strategic direction and communicates Tribeca’s overall capability.

Before establishing Tribeca, David worked for eight years as an Investment Analyst, firstly, within the Australian Equities team at fund manager Armstrong Jones, and then as Head of Equities Research at stockbroker Henderson Charlton Jones (an affiliate of Credit Suisse). This role also involved periods of corporate advisory work.

Prior to working in investment research, David spent six years in investment administration/accounting roles at various insurance companies and one international bank.

David is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  Outside of work, David is married with three young boys. He is a keen competitive yachtsman and volunteers in various yachting administration roles.