In our first team member profile, Manasi Mahale, an integral member of the Chant West Research Team, shares an insight into her role and her professional journey so far.

In our first team member profile we sit down with Research Analyst, Manasi Mahale to gain an insight into her role at Chant West and her professional journey so far.

So Manasi, how long have you been at Chant West?

I’ve been working with Chant West for over three years now.

What's your role at Chant West?

As a Research Analyst, my role involves collecting, analysing and maintaining qualitative and quantitative data on various superannuation, pension and investment products. My day-to-day work involves reviewing and evaluating super fund product offerings and any relevant changes regarding fees, investments, insurance, member services or product features. My role also involves assisting in the preparation of our Insurance Premium Survey and taking part in our annual super fund ratings process and super fund awards.

What is it like to work for Chant West?

I’ve been working with Chant West for over 3 years now and have always experienced a very positive work environment and a fantastic culture. Diversity is welcomed and valued here. All my co-workers are friendly and extremely supportive, we all work in a collaborative team environment to achieve the best outcome for our clients. Our management team is very approachable; they appreciate, acknowledge and encourage employee’s views and contributions. Chant West is a fun place to work and a great place to learn and grow.

Where did you work before you joined the team, and what attracted you to the financial services industry in the first place?

I have a knack for numbers and having completed studies in accounting and finance, I always wanted to work in the financial services industry. I was introduced to the superannuation industry when I joined Colonial First State and instantly became passionate about it. I believe in the ultimate purpose of the super industry to provide the best retirement outcomes for super fund members. Having worked with financial planning firms like ipac and Newell Palmer Securities, my varied roles within the industry have given me a holistic understanding and allowed me to experience the industry from many perspectives.

How do you like to spend your time outside work?

I enjoy going to the beach, exploring different restaurants (currently hooked on Japanese food), reading business news and definitely travelling. I have travelled to a fair bit of India and Australia and can’t wait to explore more places, Japan is first on the list of countries to visit.

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