Don Stammer

Company Director & Doyen of Australian Economics

Dr Don Stammer is enjoying his fourth career. The first was as an academic. Second was a decade spent in central banking. Then came long period as an investment banker, concentrating on matters relating to investments and funds management. And Don's current - and fourth - career is as a company director and commentator on investment markets.

Don taught economics and finance at the University of New England and the Australian National University prior to 1971 when he moved to the Reserve Bank of Australia.

He then became the Chief Economist/Director of Investment Strategy for Deutsche Bank Australia and its predecessor Bain & Company. Over two decades, he gave over 8,000 presentations on the economy and investments.

Don has also been a director of ING in Australia and for five years was Chairman of three ING listed property trusts. He was also chairman of Praemium Limited.

From 1987 to 2006, he contributed a fortnightly column on the economy and investments to Business Review Weekly. Until 2001, he made a weekly broadcast on the Australian economy and share market for the BBC World Service and he contributed a regular column to the Japanese financial newspaper the Nihon Keizai Shimbun.

Don Stammer writes a weekly column for The Australian and is an adviser to the Third Link Growth Fund, Altius Asset Management, Philo Capital and Centric Wealth. He is also non-executive director of ING Private Equity Access Limited.

Don Stammer talks about:

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Ethics
  • Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Strategy and Planning
  • Client testimonials

    Presentation was clear, concise and could be understood by a non-financial planner.

    State Technical Conferences - Brisbane

    Gave a great overview and good opinions on what has and possibly will happen. Not just theory.

    State Technical Conferences – Brisbane

    Excellent – clear, concise, well presented in a manner which can be taken back to our firm and our clients.

    State Technical Conferences - Melbourne

    Excellent. Don's presentation was extremely informative for clients, and delivered in an easily understandable and entertaining manner.

    ComCorp Financial Services