Innes McKeand, head of equities at Melbourne-based AustralianSuper, has relocated to London to take on an additional role building up the A$188 billion ($136.6 billion) industry super fund's international operations in London and New York.
Mr. McKeand retains his responsibilities overseeing the construction and management of the fund's A$100 billion equities portfolio while taking on a key role in establishing AustralianSuper's New York office and promoting the broader growth of its international operations.
Justin Pascoe, a senior portfolio manager on AustralianSuper's equities team, will take on a new role as deputy head of equities, confirmed AustralianSuper spokesman Stephen McMahon.
Mr. Pasco will have responsibility for day-to-day leadership of the fund's equity team in Australia while working with Mr. McKeand on growing its global footprint, according to a news release.
The news release said other additions to AustralianSuper's overseas team this year include:
- Paul Clark, senior investment director, property, overseeing investments in the U.K. and Europe. Mr. Clark left his role as chief investment officer at The Crown Estate in February to join AustralianSuper's London office.
- Philippe Lenoble joined the London office as senior investment director, infrastructure, U.K. and Europe. He was managing director of Goldman Sachs' infrastructure investment group.
- Mikael Limpalaer, investment director, real estate and infrastructure debt in the London officer. He was director, real estate lending with Aeriance Investments.