Investment manager

Brighter Super hires former Sunsuper investment manager

Brighter Super has hired high-profile Jason Huang as head of treasury, fixed income and credit.

Huang comes from ANZ Private Banking, where as a senior portfolio manager he was responsible for investment research, governance and fund manager review across multiple asset classes.

Prior to that, he worked at Sunsuper for seven years as an investment manager.

There, he led investment research, strategy implementation and asset allocation across fixed income, cash and cash plus asset classes.

From July 2007 to November 2011, he was Associate Portfolio Manager and Trader in the Fixed Income team at Principal Global Investors.

Earlier in his career, Huang spent 18 months as a price analyst at JPMorgan Chase and a credit derivatives swap analyst at Deutsche Bank.

“We are delighted to welcome Jason to the investment team as Head of Fixed Interest, Credit and Liquidity. Jason brings a wealth of experience to the team and adds to his depth of knowledge,” said Brighter Super Head of Listed Equities and ESG Fiona Mann.

“We look forward to his contribution to the asset class and the wider team,” she said.

Mann is responsible for the performance, construction and ongoing management of the global and Australian equity asset classes.

Additionally, she is responsible for ESG integration and ESG risk management for all of the fund’s investments and asset classes.