Melior Investment Management
Timothy King, co-founder and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Melior Investment Management, is a distinguished figure in the world of finance and environmental conservation. With over 25 years in capital markets and a deep commitment to sustainable investment, Tim brings a wealth of experience and insight to the Nature Positive Economy CRC as a member of the Bid Advisory Committee.
Tim’s journey in capital markets is marked by significant achievements and leadership roles. His expertise in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) research is particularly notable. He served as the Head of Company & ESG Research for Colonial First State Global Asset Management’s Australian Equities Core Fund. Prior to this, Tim led advisory at Regnan, a governance research firm, and was the Head of Company & ESG Research at Deutsche Bank. His acumen in these roles has earned him a reputation as a top-tier analyst in the field.
Tim’s passion for conservation and biodiversity is evident in his active involvement with various environmental organizations. He currently serves on the board of the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust. His past board positions include serving at The Gold Standard Foundation in Geneva and Fauna and Flora International (FFI), the world’s oldest international conservation organization. These roles underscore his commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable practices.
Tim is a Chartered Financial Analyst with a rich academic background. He holds an Advanced Certificate in International Economics and Finance from the Kiel Institute of World Economics in Germany and attended the University of Rochester in New York as a Fulbright Scholar. He earned both his Master of Arts with First Class Honours and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. His global educational experiences have shaped his broad perspective on finance and sustainability.
As an Industry Fellow at the University of Technology Business School in Sydney, Tim plays a pivotal role in shaping future leaders in finance. His engagement with the academic community demonstrates his dedication to passing on his knowledge and experience to the next generation of finance professionals.
Tim’s role on the Bid Advisory Committee of the Nature Positive Economy CRC is a testament to his expertise and commitment to sustainable development. His experience in finance, policy, and environmental stewardship positions him perfectly to guide and influence the strategic direction of the CRC, ensuring its success in fostering a sustainable and nature-positive economy.