Former Challenger senior investment director Saji Anantakrishnan has been recruited to lead the Australian and Asian operations of global infrastructure manager Whitehelm Capital.
Mr Anantakrishnan will lead the Australian investment team and join Whitehelm’s ‘management group’, responsible for the development of the business in the region.
He was formerly CEO of the Challenger Mitsui Emerging Markets Infrastructure Fund and has worked in Challenger’s UK, Australian and Asian divisions.
Prior to joining Challenger, Mr Anantakrishnan worked for Deutsche Bank in Sydney and was a management consultant.
“I am delighted that Saji will be leading our activities in Australia and Asia. He brings a broad knowledge of different markets and is a highly experienced investor,” said Whitehelm CEO Gary Withers.
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