QIC, a Brisbane, Australia-based alternatives investment manager, recruited three new executives to its private debt team, a spokeswoman confirmed in an email.
Evan Nahnsen was named head of private debt, infrastructure; while Lindsay Scully has joined QIC as a principal on the infrastructure debt team. In addition, David Spiez was named general manager, strategy and operations-private debt.
All three positions are new.
Mr. Nahnsen will be responsible for leading the infrastructure debt team, while Ms. Scully will be responsible for the origination of investment opportunities in the North American market. Both will be based in New York.
Meanwhile, Mr. Spiez will be responsible for providing operational, strategic, financial and client advice and support to the private debt team globally while also overseeing the team's governance and operational processes. He will be based in Brisbane.
Messrs. Nahnsen and Spiez will report to Andrew Jones, head of private debt, while Ms. Scully will report to Mr. Nahnsen.
These appointments follow QIC's announcement in January that it was starting a direct private debt team.
Mr. Nahnsen was a principal on the infrastructure debt team at AMP Capital, while Ms. Scully was a director in the energy and infrastructure group at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank and Mr. Spiez was managing director, commercial real estate, at Standard Chartered Bank. Representatives from these organizations could not be immediately reached for additional information.
QIC had A$85 billion ($65 billion) in assets under management as of Dec. 31.