Leading global asset manager, Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI), has appointed experienced investment specialist, Nick Schoenmaker, to provide expert investment support for its equity and multi-asset capabilities in Australia.
Mr Schoenmaker will be based in Sydney, reporting to Don Amstad, COO Distribution & Head of Investment Specialists – Asia Pacific. In his new role he will work closely with ASI’s multi-asset team as well as global, Asian and emerging market equity fund managers to promote these capabilities and represent the team’s views and portfolio positioning to Australian investors.
Mr Schoenmaker joins ASI from AMP Capital, where he had been national manager of a team of portfolio specialists across multi-asset and goals-based funds since January 2018. Prior to that he held roles at AMP Capital as portfolio specialist (multi asset), and senior manager/investment specialist (fixed income). Mr Schoenmaker has also worked at CBA Private Bank as research manager and investment analyst.
Brett Jollie, Managing Director Australia, said Mr Schoenmaker’s wealth of experience in investment would help drive the continuing growth of ASI’s business in Australia.
“Nick is well-known and highly regarded in the market. His broad knowledge will help strengthen the distribution of ASI products to institutional clients and advisers. Our investment specialists play a valuable role in linking clients with our portfolio managers. I look forward to Nick sharing our global insights and investment knowledge with our clients to assist them in making investment decisions.”
Mr Schoenmaker is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and has a Bachelor of Commerce (major in applied finance) from Macquarie University.