Mercer has appointed investment strategist Gwion Moore as head of investment strategy.
Joining Mercer’s Pacific Portfolio Management senior leadership team, Moore would be responsible for leading asset allocation decision making, both strategic and dynamic for the Mercer Pacific Funds.
The head of investment strategy role would be the last newly-created role to be filled in the senior leadership team.
Moore was previously executive manager, investment strategy and portfolio management for Suncorp since 2015.
Prior to Suncorp, Moore was based in London where he led investment strategy at Russell Investments and Mn Services, he had also held portfolio management roles at Lehman Brothers and JP Morgan.
Kylie Willment, Mercer Pacific chief investment officer (CIO), said Moore’s appointment strengthens the capabilities of the portfolio management team.
“Gwion has an in-depth knowledge of markets and a vast amount of expertise in setting strategy for multi-sector funds across the risk and time horizon spectrum,” Willment said.
“With his specialist skills, we’re in a stronger position to build on our growing delegated asset management business and maximise outcomes for our investors.”