Rockland, MA – July 6, 2020 – Cutter Associates, a leading global provider of operations and technology research and consulting to asset managers and wealth managers, today announced that Rob Leck joined as a consulting director and will be based in Melbourne to better serve the needs of its growing client base of asset managers and superannuation funds in Australia and New Zealand.

Rob Leck brings over 15 years of experience in financial services in portfolio construction, asset allocation, portfolio management, investment risk, investment systems, quantitative solutions, and performance. His expertise spans the superannuation, asset management, and treasury spaces as a portfolio manager and quantitative specialist supporting the end-to-end investment process.

“We are committed to providing our clients in Australia and New Zealand with superior local talent, in combination with our deep global experience and industry knowledge,” said John Clark, CEO of Cutter Associates. “Rob is a valuable addition to the Cutter team and will play a critical role in supporting our clients with their operational and technology challenges.”

Prior to joining Cutter, Rob was a senior portfolio manager on QSuper’s investment strategy team, where his responsibilities included asset allocation, whole of portfolio construction, and risk management, as well as supporting the equities, fixed income, and alternatives teams. Previously, Rob was a senior portfolio manager for the Cbus’ fixed income asset class as well as manager of the quantitative solutions team. He also has served as a senior investment risk analyst at Vanguard Investments Australia and a senior quantitative analyst at the Queensland Treasury Corp.

“We are excited to welcome Rob aboard,” said Chanelle Crabtree, senior director at Cutter Associates and head of the Sydney office. “His long background in designing and implementing front-office performance reporting, asset allocation frameworks, portfolio management systems, and global risk reporting complements our clients’ needs as they seek to achieve efficiencies and grow their business.”

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Cutter Associates, LLC serves the operational and technology needs of the global asset and wealth management industry, providing clients the tools and services they need to be successful. With an unrivaled knowledge base, Cutter Associates provides clients independent research, exclusive member-only events, custom operations benchmarking, and a global consultancy focused on operational and technology excellence. Headquartered in Rockland, MA, and owned by NRI Group, in Tokyo, Japan, Cutter Associates has subsidiaries in Canada and the UK, and offices in London and Sydney. For more information, visit us at Connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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