Bruce has over 40 years’ experience in the international investment industry. After graduating from Melbourne University in 1969 Bruce managed the investment operations of an Australian based general insurance company for 12 years and then founded the predecessor company to Pyrford in Melbourne in 1982 – at that stage as part of the multi-national Elders IXL group. In 1987 Bruce moved the investment operations to London and in 1991 headed the buy-out of the investment management subsidiary from the Elders organisation. At that time the company’s name was changed to Pyrford International.
Bruce remained Chief Executive and Chief Investment Officer until 31 December 2010 at which time he took up the role of Investment Chairman.
Bruce retired from Pyrford on 31 March 2015 and became a Strategic Investment Advisor to Pyrford on 01 April 2015.