Tyndall AM appoints head of risk & compliance

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James Wincott has joined Tyndall AM as head of risk & compliance, reporting to Mike Davis, managing director of Tyndall AM.

James Wincott, Tyndall AM

Mr Wincott was most recently with Russell Investments as regional director risk management Asia Pacific.  In this role, he was responsible for managing Russell’s operational, credit and investment risks for the Asia Pacific region, reporting directly to the chief risk officer.

He has also worked at NAB Broker as head of risk and compliance, and as head of operational risk & compliance with MLC Super and Investment Management.

Prior to this, Mr Wincott was based in London for a number of years, with roles including product control – fixed income and FX at Credit Suisse First Boston and Morgan Stanley, and head of operational risk at ING Barings Asset Management.  He holds a bachelor of accounting and finance (honours) from Kingston University in London.

Mr Davis said that Mr Wincott’s appointment will ensure Tyndall continues to meet the ongoing regulatory and legislative changes in the financial services industry.

“We take our risk management, compliance and regulatory responsibilities very seriously and James’s appointment ensures we continue to have in place the resources and expertise to fully satisfy those requirements,” Mr Davis said.

Tyndall AM is an award-winning Australian investment manager, specialising in Australian shares, international shares, Australian fixed interest, international fixed interest and alternative assets.

As at 30 June 2013, Tyndall AM’s investment teams manage approximately A$23 billion in funds on behalf of retail and institutional investors, private clients, superannuation funds and charitable trusts. 

Tyndall AM is owned by Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM), a leading asset management company headquartered in Asia, with more than A$169 billion in funds under management (as at 30 June 2013).

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 For more information please contact:

Mike Davis – Phone: 02 8072 6301

24 September 2013