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HESTA makes key investment management appointment

Staff Writer14 March 2024
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Big health industry fund, HESTA has moved to further strengthen its investment capability with the appointment of former Citi and JP Morgan executive, Sophie Jellef as Head of Investment Execution.

Jelleff’s appointment has been confirmed by HESTA chief executive, Debby Blakey who said she would lead and shape HESTA’s investment operating model.

“Sophie’s extensive experience in investment operations will undoubtedly bring value to HESTA’s members,” Ms Blakey said.

“Her appointment signals our commitment to further strengthening HESTA’s investment capabilities and delivering the best financial returns for members.”

With over 25 years of extensive investment experience, including leadership roles at prominent financial institutions such as Citi and JP Morgan, Ms Jelleff brings a wealth of expertise to her new position.

Her tenure with renowned financial services institutions like NAB and BNY Mellon has further honed her strategic insight and global perspective in financial markets.

HESTA chief operating officer, Stephen Reilly said the appointment reflected the importance of enhancing HESTA’s investment operating model platform for current and future multi-asset class investment management activities.

Staff Writer

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Financial Newswire

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