Brett Backhouse
SUPER FUNDS

Rest hires ops specialist

Brett Backhouse has landed at Rest as the super fund's head of trade execution.

Craig Lamb
INSURANCE PROVIDERS

Avant Mutual hires from AIA

Craig Lamb has been appointed chief investment officer at Avant Mutual, joining from AIA Australia.

Shrabastee Mallik
ASSET CONSULTANTS

Frontier bolsters real assets team

Frontier has recruited a property specialist to augment its real assets team.

Gabriele Duesberg
INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Macquarie AM hires EMEA specialist

Macquarie AM has appointed a London-based specialist to support its energy franchise.

SUPER FUNDS

Pensions retreat to cash ahead of recession

UniSuper's John Pearce is wrestling with an equity market that could plunge 20 percent if a recession hits.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Hiring tomorrow's CIO today

The CIO role is evolving quickly and not just because CIOs face challenges like soaring inflation and slowdown fears, says Morningstar's Dan Kemp.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS

First Sentier Investors: Targeting UK deals

Harry Moore, the global distribution manager for First Sentier Investors, knows what it takes to pull off international expansion.

RESEARCH SERVICES

Fund managers move away from retail products

Product issuers are increasingly preferring wholesale over retail.