Cbus appoints Investment Manager, Innovation and Strategy

20 September 2016

Cbus has announced that Alexandra West is joining the Fund in the newly created role of Investment Manager, Innovation and Strategy. In this new role Alexandra will be focused on driving innovation in investments, delivering strategic initiatives and building investment partnerships.

Alexandra brings extensive international experience in investments and strategy to Cbus. Her background includes Director of Strategy and New Business Development with Fidelity Investments in the US, Manager with McKinsey, Harvard University Menzies Scholar and strategic advisor to clients including the International Finance Corporation/World Bank.

Kristian Fok, Executive Manager, Investment Strategy said “We are delighted to have attracted someone of Alexandra’s calibre to the leadership team. Alexandra has worked closely with us to design our future investing model. She will now use her significant experience to cement the Fund’s position as an innovative, long-term investor, with expertise in direct investing in the built environment.”

Alexandra said “All Australians deserve a dignified retirement, and I am pleased to be joining a growing Fund like Cbus committed to securing the best retirement outcomes for its members. It’s a pivotal time for Cbus, and I look forward to continuing to drive the evolution of the investments strategy.”

Alexandra will commence on October 5, reporting directly to Kristian Fok and will be located in Sydney.