01 June 2020
Warakirri Asset Management Ltd (Warakirri) has appointed Scott Curtis to its retail distribution team as Business Development Manager, continuing its expansion in the Australian retail market.
In this newly created role, Scott will be responsible for expanding Warakirri’s relationships in the Family Office, High Net Worth (HNW) and Retail Advisory markets in NSW and Queensland. He will report into Warakirri’s Head of Distribution, Stuart Devlin.
The appointment coincides with Warakirri’s opening of a Sydney office where Scott will be based alongside the business’ Head of Marketing and Product, Joe Marassa, who commenced with the firm in March.
Jim McKay, Warakirri Managing Director said: “We are delighted that Scott has joined Warakirri. It’s an exciting time of significant growth and development at Warakirri and his experience in working with sophisticated advisers who are demanding differentiated, quality solutions will help deliver on our ambition to deliver unique investment solutions into the retail market.”
“Our recently announced strategic partnership with Northcape Capital where they will be the underlying investment manager for a number of Warakirri’s funds and we are the exclusive partner for Northcape’s Australian, global and emerging market equity capabilities strongly positions us in the retail market,” Mr. McKay added.
Scott has over 14 years’ experience working in financial services across Commercial and Business Development roles. He joined Warakirri from Liverpool Partners where he worked in the Origination team helping source private investments in the mid-market. Prior to this, he worked in business development roles at Microequities Asset Management, Business Spectator and in the operations team at Macquarie Bank. Scott holds a Master of Commerce majoring in Business Strategy from UNSW.