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Leslie Alfred Balzer

Leslie Alfred Balzer, Australian investment manager. Chartered mathematician, United Kingdom; chartered in various positions, Australia. Fellow Institution Engineers Australia, Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (United Kingdom), Australian Institute Company Directors, Australian Institute Management (associate), Securities Institute Australia.

Background

  • Balzer, Leslie Alfred was born on October 17, 1944 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Son of Leslie Christian and Beryl Lester (Burton) Balzer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Engineering with honors I, University New South Wales, 1968. Bachelor of Science, University New South Wales, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1974.

      Graduate diploma, Securities Institute Australia, Sydney, 1990.

    Career

    • Chairman manufacturing and management group University of Technology, Sydney, 1976-1983. Manager advanced technical center New South Wales Department Industrial Development, 1983-1985. Dean of engineering Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1985-1986.

      Executive Pring Dean & Coy, Sydney, 1986-1989. Principal William M. Mercer, 1989-1990. Investment manager Lend Lease Corporation, 1991-2000.

      Senior portfolio manager State Street Global Advisors, since 2000. President Q-Group (Australia), Sydney, 1996-1997. Secretary New South Wales Computer Industry Advisory Council, Sydney, 1983-1985.

      Director ASX Settlement & Transfer Corporation.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered mathematician, United Kingdom. Chartered in various positions, Australia.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Institution Engineers Australia, Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (United Kingdom), Australian Institute Company Directors, Australian Institute Management (associate), Securities Institute Australia.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gym, skiing, running.

    Connections

    • Married Jannette Elaine Mulcahy, February 3, 1968. Children: Richard Leslie, Heidi Jane.
    • father: Leslie Christian Balzer
    • mother: Beryl Lester (Burton) Balzer
    • spouse: Jannette Elaine Mulcahy
    • children: Richard Leslie Balzer
    • Heidi Jane Balzer
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    Born October 17, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      University New South Wales
    • 1969
      University New South Wales
    • 1974
      University Cambridge
    • 1990
      Securities Institute Australia
    • 1976 - 1983
      Chairman, manufacturing and management group University of Technology
      Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1983 - 1985
      manager, advanced technical center New South Wales Department Industrial Development
    • 1985 - 1986
      dean of engineer, engineering Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
    • 1986 - 1989
      executive, Pring Dean & Coy
      Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1989 - 1990
      principal William M. Mercer
    • 1991
      investment manager, Lend Lease Corporation
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