Global consultant Towers Watson has named Aongus O’Gorman as a senior consultant specialising in liquid diversifying strategies.
Mr O’Gorman was previously managing director of Round Tower Solutions, a boutique consultancy focused on investment governance, process improvement and product management, according to a statement by Towers Watson.
He holds a master’s degree in business studies and a bachelor of commerce degree from the University College Dublin, the statement said.
Towers Watson director of investment services Graeme Miller said “Aongus is a highly experienced investment professional, particularly in identifying investment strategies that provide true diversification from the equity and credit risks that dominate most Australian investors’ portfolios.”
“He is acknowledged as one of Australia’s leading strategic thinkers on alternative assets and has published research on a range of issues, including currency management, global macro investing, direct investing by asset owners, hedge funds and investment manager fees.
“We are truly delighted to have someone of his calibre join the team, further enhancing our ability to deliver outstanding investment outcomes for our clients,” he said.