The $2.8 billion Catholic Super has expanded its internal investment team to three.

William Currey will join the Melbourne-based fund on October 22 as its third investment officer, where his chief responsibility will be manager research. Currey was formerly the general manager of investments at Equipsuper, and before that a global equities portfolio manager with Rothschild Australian Asset Management. In his new role he will provide investment advice working closely with chief investment officer Tim Hughes, and be responsible for day to day administration with investment officer Libby Sparchatt. Frank Pegan, Catholic Super’s chief executive officer, said: “We always had a plan to increase our expertise internally with regard to investments. It’s the core of our business and what we do. “;We were looking for someone with extensive experience in manager selection, manager research and administration. William’s background was a perfect fit for the role,”; Pegan said.

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