Bryan, Garnier Asset Management has appointed Steve Wallace as managing director responsible for commercial activities. He will also be part of the senior management team and the investment committee.
Wallace, who will be based in London, brings with him a strong background in business development, client relationship management and wealth management across EMEA, Australia and New Zealand, having spent nearly 15 years working with a wide variety of clients.
Prior to joining BGAM Wallace headed up industry relations across EMEA, Australia and New Zealand at the CAIA Association. During this time he was instrumental in building a number of CAIA communities and chapters in addition to building awareness of the CAIA designation and spoke at a number of conferences on hedge funds. Before that, Wallace was with GEM, ING Wholesale Bank and Société Générale Corporate & Investment Bank. Prior to this he spent seven years in the wealth management sector in Australia and was responsible for investment strategy, portfolio construction and fund selection for high net worth individuals.
Vania Mareuse, managing partner of BGAM states: “We are very pleased to welcome Steve to the team. With his strong background in business development and focus on client relationships across a number of locations and industry participants we are sure he will be key to growing our business.”