27 February 2020
GAM appoints Greg Clerkson as head of discretionary investment
GAM Investments today announced the appointment of Greg Clerkson in the new role of head of discretionary investment, effective 1 March 2020. Greg will report to Group CEO Peter Sanderson and is based in London.
In this role, Greg will be responsible for leading business management for discretionary teams across fixed income, equity and real estate debt. Greg will partner with Anthony Lawler, who leads GAM Systematic and GAM Investment Solutions.
Greg joined GAM in 2017, initially as global head of consultant relations, before taking on a broader role as global head of product strategy and solutions in 2019. Prior to joining GAM, Greg was head of global consultant relations at Edmond de Rothschild and BlueCrest Capital Management. He also spent ten years on the buy side at Royal Bank of Canada and Russell Investments. Greg holds the CFA and CAIA designations.
Peter Sanderson, Group CEO at GAM, said: “Greg is ideally positioned for this role, combining a decade of experience in investment strategy and manager selection with a deep understanding of client needs and expectations garnered over ten years in investment consulting and consultant relations. Greg’s appointment will further support us in harnessing our investment capabilities to deliver the best outcomes for our clients.”
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GAM is a leading independent, pure-play asset manager. The company provides active investment solutions and products for institutions, financial intermediaries and private investors. The core investment business is complemented by private labelling services, which include management company and other support services to thirdparty asset managers. GAM employs more than 800 people in 14 countries with investment centres in London, Cambridge, Zurich, Hong Kong, New York, Milan and Lugano. The investment managers are supported by an extensive global distribution network.
Headquartered in Zurich, GAM is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange with the symbol ‘GAM’. The Group has AuM of CHF 132.7 billion1 (USD 137.0 billion) as at 31 December 2019.
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