Judith is responsible for the Private Equity Group, private equity product construction and fund raising, and management of private equity investments. She is also Deputy Chair of IFM's Investments and Strategy Committee and Chair of IFM's Risk Committee. Prior to joining IFM, Judith held various investment management roles, including an 11 year career at National Mutual Funds Management (NMFM) where she managed Australian equity portfolios including large capitalisation portfolios, specialist small company portfolios and various private equity investments. She then held the position of Equity Research Manager, Equity Strategist, Australia, managing the equity research team, undertaking research on the Australian equity market and recommending appropriate asset weightings. Judith was an NMFM representative on the board of Advent Management, the manager of the Advent venture capital funds. Before joining NMFM, Judith worked in the export industry as an investment analyst and at the then Colonial Mutual Life.Judith has been involved with private equity in the Australian market since 1990. She participates on a range of private equity fund advisory committees and has participated in the Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL) subcommittees on industry relevant matters, and was elected to the AVCAL Board for 2006-2010.