As a director of the sharemarket-listed investment company WAM Capital, Ross also has practical finance experience. For six years he was chairman of the investment committee of the JUST superannuation fund, the industry fund for journalists and entertainers, and in 1997, Ross was named ‘Superannuation Trustee of the Year’ by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees for his work with JUST.
Throughout his career Ross has headed up a number of financial publications including the weekly British magazine Shares, where Ross was editor-in-chief and co-creator between 1999-2003. Since his days at Shares, Ross has gone on to head up Business Review Weekly, Personal Investor, The Age’s Money Section and Australia’s Shares magazine. Ross currently writes a monthly column for Money Magazine.
Before joining the Nine Network, Ross spent time in London where he appeared as a commentator on BBC television, CNN, Sky News and Bloomberg, as well as being a regular co-host of BBC Radio Five Live’s main business program, Wake Up To Money. As a highly respected financial analyst, Ross has hosted radio programs for a number of stations and currently hosts Money Matters each weeknight on 2GB, as well as presenting Money News on the Alan Jones Breakfast Show each morning.
With his vast knowledge of the financial market and current affairs, Ross is a highly sought after MC/Host and Keynote Speaker. Ross lives in Sydney with his wife, Tanya, and son Mitchell. A keen sportsman, Ross coaches his son’s basketball team.