GAM Investments has appointed Greg Clerkson in the new role of head of discretionary investment, effective 1 March 2020. Greg will report to Group CEO Peter Sanderson and is based in London.
In this role, Clerkson will be responsible for leading business management for discretionary teams across fixed income, equity and real estate debt. He will partner with Anthony Lawler, who leads GAM Systematic and GAM Investment Solutions.
Clerksonjoined GAM in 2017, initially as global head of consultant relations, before taking on a broader role as global head of product strategy and solutions in 2019. Prior to joining GAM, he was head of global consultant relations at Edmond de Rothschild and BlueCrest Capital Management. He also spent ten years on the buy side at Royal Bank of Canada and Russell Investments.
Peter Sanderson, Group CEO at GAM, said: "Clerkson is ideally positioned for this role, combining a decade of experience in investment strategy and manager selection with a deep understanding of client needs and expectations garnered over ten years in investment consulting and consultant relations. Clerkson's appointment will further support us in harnessing our investment capabilities to deliver the best outcomes for our clients."