AXA IM Alts appoints has recruited Toby Coleman to help drive growth in the Australian and New Zealand markets.
In the new role as head of the client group for Australia, Coleman will be responsible for raising new capital and for servicing relationships across Australia and New Zealand.
He reports directly to Florence Dard, global head of client group alts.
Coleman has previously held several senior strategic distribution roles including at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Perpetual Investments, BNP Paribas Asset Management and most recently Folklore Ventures where he served as head of investor relations.
"AXA IM Alts entered the Australian market in 2016, and we have since grown into a highly active investment management platform in the region which is a strategic growth area for AXA IM Alts, across all of its key areas of expertise," commented Dard.
"With a strong track record of managing and developing client relationships in Australia and New Zealand, Toby brings with him a valuable experience in investor relations and will support us in continuing to provide the exemplar service to our existing clients, while also expanding the pool of investors we advise on their global investment strategies."