Steve McKenna

Governance

Heads of merged NSW funds named

Mark O’Brien has been picked to head portfolio management for the amalgamated $60 billion New South Wales government funds. O’Brien, who is currently general manager of investments at State Super, will be joined in the management team by Steve McKenna, current chief investment officer for Work Cover, who will look after client interaction and solutions. […]
Hedge Funds

GESB gains control of fixed-income portfolio

Moving away from aggregate or composite-bond portfolios that mix credit and sovereign debt to awarding specific mandates will give the $12.8 billion Government Employees Superannuation Board (GESB) greater control of its fixed income portfolio. GESB recently announced $2.28 billion of new fixed-income mandates to three managers, and a wide-ranging restructure of its fixed-income portfolio. Steve […]