GAM Investments has announced the appointment of Alison Wallis as director – institutional business, reporting to Alex Zaika, managing director for Australia.
Based in Sydney, Wallis would be responsible for business development and servicing the institutional market in Australia.
Her appointment would further enhance GAM’s local support and deepen relationships with Australian clients.
Wallis’ appointment followed growing interest from Australian superannuation funds in GAM’s differentiated product offering, including its GAM systemic alternative risk premia and insurance linked securities offerings.
She joined from Brookvine where she spent six years as director, was formerly a client manager at Deutsche Bank and had started her career at Morningstar.
After gaining her bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Southern California, she received her master’s degree in international business and commerce in quantitative finance from the University of Sydney, and holds a Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst (CAIA) designation.