Industry fund hires from Colonial First State

An $11.3 billion industry fund has hired an investment specialist from Colonial First State.

NGS Super has appointed former Colonial First State research and investment specialist Melinda He as its new manager - liquid assets in its investment team.  NGS says He will be focused on "assisting with the equity, fixed income and liquids alternatives side of the portfolio."

He also worked at Frontier Advisors for over five years, first as an associate and then as a consultant as part of the equity research team.

She was primarily focused on the strategic and dynamic asset allocation advice for institutional portfolios ranging from under $500 million funds under management to over $5 billion FUM.

Speaking to Financial Standard He says: "Having, in previous roles, occasionally consulted for NGS Super, I'm really excited to be taking on this role with a team I know and respect."

NGS Super chief executive says: "We are delighted to have someone with Melinda's many talents and strong values join the investments team and we look forward to the valuable contributions she will make to the Fund."

NGS Super specialises in non-government education and community organisations, working with around 12,000 employers and managing around $11 billion in superannuation savings.

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