Christo Hall
GOVERNMENT

Funds SA appoints Ellerston CIO as director

South Australia's $40 billion public-sector fund has added Christopher Hall to its board effective this month.

Alison Telfer
INVESTMENT MANAGERS

UBS Asset Management hires Blackrock executive as local head

UBS Asset Management has appointed Alison Telfer to head up Australia and NZ replacing John Mowat who will resume running the firm's real estate business.

Craig Thompson
INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Industry veteran joins RAM as technology head

Industry veteran Craig Thompson has joined Real Asset Management Group (RAM) as chief technology officer.

Kim Martina
SUPER FUNDS

Rest Super hires new responsible investment manager

Rest Super has appointed Kim Martina as a responsible investment manager.

SUPER FUNDS

Cognitive diversity is a game-changer

Sam Sicilia says there will be no shortage of talent in the industry if the doors are flung wide open and people of all backgrounds invited in.

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

CFA introduces new ESG certificate

The booming demand for or ESG expertise has created a severe skills shortage. CFA has introduced a qualification for budding sustainability specialists.

SUPER FUNDS

Former VFMC chief re-energises the business ahead of Covid shock

Long before the coronavirus crisis hit, Lisa Gray, the former chief executive of the Victorian Funds Management Corporation, had put in place plans to prepare the sovereign wealth fund for market shocks

FINANCIAL SERVICES  |  RESEARCH SERVICES

Morningstar's Di Cristoforo on empowering advisers and their clients

Morningstar's new director of research products, Rick Di Cristoforo, explained to Industry Moves how Morningstar can support the adviser industry as it goes through significant change.