David Burnside was appointed partner and head of business development at Finisterre Capital, confirmed a spokesman for the company.
It is a new position at the absolute-return emerging markets specialist, which has $1.7 billion under management. Mr. Burnside will work with prospective and current investors across Europe, the U.S. and Asia, and also will work on product development, according to a news release. He will report to Frode Foss-Skiftesvik, co-founder and CEO of Finisterre.
Mr. Burnside had been a partner and head of alternatives at BlueBay Asset Management. Spokeswomen for BlueBay were not available to comment by press time.