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Russel Chesler

Head of Investments and Capital Markets


An actuary with over 25 years’ experience in financial services, Russel is responsible for managing VanEck's passive solutions. Prior to joining VanEck, Russel was a partner at Sunstone Partners, specialising in Asset and Wealth Management. Russel also worked for Perpetual Limited as General Manager of Protected Investments and Lending, and has held positions at Grange Securities, Alexander Forbes and Liberty Life.

  1. ETFs
  2. Australian Equities
  3. Global Equities
  4. Fixed Income
  5. Global Markets
  6. Markets
  7. Infrastructure
  8. Small Caps
  9. Large Caps
  10. Mid Caps
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
  • Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia