Schroders promotes Simon Doyle to Chief Investment Officer, Australia
Schroders has promoted Simon Doyle to the newly created role of chief investment officer, Australia, reporting jointly to Schroders Australia CEO Sam Hallinan and UK based group chief investment officer & co-head of investments, Johanna Kyrklund.
Mr Doyle will maintain his responsibilities as head of multi-asset, Australia, and in this extension of his role will also focus on the opportunities to create and deliver investment solutions for existing and prospective clients in the Australian market.
Mr Doyle will work alongside Natalie Morcos whose role has been expanded to head of product and solutions, Australia, also reporting to Sam Hallinan. Ms Morcos was previously head of product, Australia.
Mr Hallinan says the promotions emphasise Schroders’ focus on finding investment-driven solutions for its clients in the Australian market.
“In the new structure, I will work closely with Simon and Natalie to identify solutions that meet clients’ evolving needs over the coming years. This will also include leveraging Simon’s extensive multi-asset and solution-oriented experience to drive our response to the changing regulatory and market landscape.
At the same time, Schroders has made several promotions to support its broader investment focus.
Kellie Wood has been promoted to the role of deputy head of fixed income, Australia, and will report to Stuart Dear who was promoted to Head of Fixed Income, Australia last year. Sebastian Mullins has been made deputy head of multi-asset, Australia, and will report to Mr Doyle.
Mr Doyle said:
“Kellie’s promotion reflects her skills and experience as a fixed income investor and her significant contribution to the leadership and growth of the team over many years. Kellie has been with Schroders since 2007 and is well known and highly regarded both within Schroders and externally. As deputy head, Kellie will continue to work with Stuart in building our fixed income capability and in representing our fixed Income offering to key stakeholders.
“Sebastian is an experienced investor, who has made a significant contribution to the investment team and our clients since joining Schroders in 2019. Sebastian has over 14 years’ experience in portfolio management and has been managing multi-asset portfolios for over 10 years. As deputy head, Sebastian will take on increased responsibility for day-to-day investment and team leadership as well as in representing our multi-asset capability in the market.”