Industry fund VicSuper has made two new appointments within its investments team.
VicSuper has appointed Kevin Wan Lum as head of equities and alternatives and Effie Tsiaousis as an investment risk specialist.
Mr Lum was previously the portfolio manager for equities and property at Ibbotson Associates. Before that, he was the portfolio manager for implemented solutions at QIC.
VicSuper chief investment officer Oscar Fabian said Kevin was a "great hire" to manage the $10 billion portfolio.
"His depth of knowledge and experience, especially in alternatives will be a valuable addition to the VicSuper investment team’s skill set," Mr Fabian said.
Ms Tsiaousis will be responsible for running the risk model in the BlackRock Aladdin system at VicSuper.
"The need to enhance our risk management capability, including more stress testing of risk scenarios, is a priority for VicSuper," Mr Fabian said.
Ms Tsiaousis will start with VicSuper on 1 July 2015, while Mr Lum will start work on 13 July.
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