Russell Investments strengthens institutional consulting team with addition of Brett Moffat
AUCKLAND, 13 September 2021 — Russell Investments is pleased to announce that Brett Moffat, CFA, CAIA, has joined the firm as an Investment Consultant. Based in the Auckland office, Moffat is responsible for delivering a range of Russell Investments’ consulting services to investors in New Zealand and the South Pacific.
Moffat joined Russell Investments from Marsh, where he served as the Head of Private Equity and M&A Services Practice, first in Korea and then in New Zealand. Prior to Marsh, Moffat was a member of the Investment Strategy Group at the sovereign wealth fund, the Korea Investment Corporation (KIC). In this role, he was responsible for private markets strategy and co-investment. Before KIC, Moffat worked in private equity and corporate advisory roles, where he mainly focused on cross-border transactions.
“It is great to have Brett on board. He has a fantastic background with extensive experience in private equity and working with leading institutional investors across the Asia-Pacific region. Our clients will really benefit from his experience sitting on their side of the table,” said Matt Arnold, Director of the New Zealand business.
Globally, Russell Investments is a leading adviser and investment solutions provider to institutional investors, including some of the world’s largest investment funds. The firm offers a range of services in New Zealand including investment consulting, Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) solutions, managed funds and implementation services.
Moffat commented, “Russell Investments has an excellent reputation among the global institutional investor community as a trusted, market-leading investment authority. I’m thrilled to be part of the team that delivers this knowledge and expertise to investors in New Zealand and the South Pacific.”
A CFA and CAIA Charterholder, Moffat served on the CAIA Korea Society Executive Committee and on the board of the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Korea.
“With growing demand for investment consulting and OCIO in New Zealand, we are very pleased to further strengthen our services with the addition of Brett to the team. We welcome Brett to the firm and look forward to his contribution in helping us deliver market-leading services to our local clients, especially as they look for strategies to help them navigate the challenge of lower expected returns from core asset classes,” said Guy Fisher, Director and Head of Investment Consulting in New Zealand.
For more information please contact: Matt Arnold at +64 (0) 9 359 3576 or email@example.com
Biography: Brett Moffat, CFA, CAIA, Investment Consultant
Brett is an Investment Consultant at Russell Investments, based in the Auckland office. He is part of the team that delivers a range of services to assist institutional investors in meeting their goals, including investment strategy and governance advice and implementation services through Russell Investments’ Outsourced Chief Investment Officer solution.
Prior to joining Russell Investments in 2021, Brett was Head of Private Equity and M&A Services Practice at Marsh, firstly in Korea and then New Zealand. Prior to Marsh, Brett was a member of the Investment Strategy Group at the sovereign wealth fund, the Korea Investment Corporation (KIC). He has also worked for a private equity buyout fund and as an M&A consultant, mainly focusing on cross-border transactions.
Brett is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charterholder. He has served on the CAIA Korea Society Executive Committee and on the board of the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Korea.
Brett holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of the Sunshine Coast and an MBA (Finance) from Sungkyunkwan University.
About Russell Investments
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