BlackRock Investment Management has appointed David Porter in the newly created role of head of Melbourne, starting from 1 January 2020.
Porter would lead the Melbourne team to deliver tailored solutions to meet clients’ needs and develop strategic relationships.
He would report to Andrew Landman, head of BlackRock Australasia, and Jason Collins, head of client business, BlackRock Australasia.
Porter was currently managing director, head of UK consultant relations, for BlackRock based in London.
Before joining BlackRock in 2017, he had worked for PIMCO in London for almost 10 years, most recently as head of UK business development.
“I am excited to return to Australia and look forward to working with my global and Australian colleagues to provide holistic solutions to our Victoria-based clients, and to seize on new and future opportunities in the market,” Porter said.