Fund manager, Munro Partners has appointed Jeremy Gibson to the newly created role of portfolio manager.
The company announced this week that Gibson would be responsible for championing stock ideas and managing positions within the Munro Global Growth Fund, reporting to Nick Griffin, chief investment officer at Munro.
Gibson joins Munro from his position as senior investment manager at Pictet Asset Management in London where he worked for 10 years. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds a postgraduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investments from Securities Institute of Australia together with the U.K. IMC (Investment Management Certificate). He holds a Bachelor of Business (Economics & Finance) from RMIT University.
Commenting on the appointment Munro chief executive, Ronald Calvert said Gibson was a highly qualified investment professional who brought global, institutional fund manager experience to the role.
“Jeremy adds great depth and breadth of experience to our business, in particular to the team’s ‘buy side’ expertise,” Gibson said. “He has extensive background in long/short investment strategies and most recently was focused on Asian markets which will be especially valuable.”
Gibson will be based in Munro’s head office at 80 Collins Street, Melbourne and joins Nick Griffin, Ronald Calvert, Jonathan Spensley, James Tsinidis and Kieran Moore as part of the Munro Partners team.