Rockland, MA – August 23, 2021 – Cutter Associates, a leading provider of research and consulting services to the investment management industry, announced that Steven Longo has joined as a Senior Director in the firm’s consulting practice to help meet the increasing demand from asset managers and superannuation funds in Australia and New Zealand.

Steven, who is based in the Sydney office, joins Cutter with over 20 years of financial services industry experience that includes technology management consulting, execution and change management, data management, operational practices, investment tools, technology and IT architecture, IT controls, and business strategy. He also has led operations and IT groups within asset management firms and media companies.

“We are excited to welcome Steven to our growing team in Australia,” said Chanelle Crabtree, Principal at Cutter and head of the firm’s Sydney office. “Steven’s vast experience in evaluating operating models, improving data and risk management efforts, implementing systems, conducting due diligence assessments, and overseeing infrastructure projects and cost-efficiency programs will prove valuable to our team and our client base both locally and globally.”

Prior to working at Cutter, Steven was Head of Information Technology at Pendal Group Limited, where he oversaw investment and corporate systems, infrastructure, and communications for its multi-boutique asset management teams and central operations teams. Before Pendal, Steven was the General Manager of Group IT Services for Seven Network Limited and held numerous technical and management roles at Schroders Investment Management.

“Cutter is committed to providing our clients with superior talent, and Steven brings a wide breadth of experience that will help us meet our clients’ needs,” said Arnie Wachs, Principal and Head of Cutter’s Global Consulting Practice. “As the investment management industry experiences tremendous growth in Australia and New Zealand, we’re proud to support our clients as they navigate their operational and technology challenges.”

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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 provides clients independent research, exclusive member-only events, custom operations benchmarking, and a global consultancy focused on operational and technology excellence. Headquartered in Rockland, Massachusetts, and owned by NRI Group of Tokyo, Cutter has subsidiaries in Canada and the United Kingdom, and offices in London and Sydney, Australia. For more information, visit us at and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.


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