Harbour appoints Operations Analyst; Cheryll Morales
Harbour is pleased to announce the appointment of Cheryll Morales as a specialist Operations Analyst. This appointment reflects the growth in Harbour’s business, and our continued focus on having the resources and systems in place to deliver global best practice funds management services for our clients.
Cheryll will be focusing on providing investment operations and administration support for the equity and fixed income teams.
Cheryll has over seven years’ experience with global custodial banks covering fund management, investment and treasury operations, risk management and project management. Cheryll will be working with the team in the Harbour’s Wellington office.
Prior to joining Harbour, Cheryll was with JP. Morgan Chase for two years, with a focus on cash forecasting, pooling and management, FX modelling and reconciliations. Cheryll also implemented risk control polices and process improvements across the business. In this role Cheryll was responsible for JP Morgan global clients.
Prior to JP Morgan, Cheryll worked at UnionBank of the Philippines managing a team responsible for the settlement, accounting and reporting of money market, fixed income, equity and foreign exchange activities for trust and asset management clients.
Cheryll has a Masters of Applied Mathematics in Finance.
Harbour is a New Zealand-based asset manager with extensive professional investment experience managing funds for large government institutions, corporate superannuation funds, multi-nationals, charities and mezzanine platform providers (such as KiwiSaver funds).
Established in January 2010 with capital and infrastructure provided by First NZ Capital, the Harbour team previously worked together for up to 10 years as the NZ Equity team at a large global investment manager. With the launch of Harbour, the Harbour Australasian Equity Fund was formed and funded in April 2010. In January 2012, the team launched the Harbour Australasian Equity Income Fund.
In January 2011, Harbour established a New Zealand Fixed Interest team and took over the management of the Harbour NZ Corporate Bond Fund. In May 2011, Harbour launched the Harbour NZ Core Fixed Interest Fund. In April 2012, the team launched the Harbour NZ Short Duration Fund.
The Harbour team comprises Blaine Abraham, Andrew Bascand, Kevin Bennett, Mark Brown, Anne-Marie Carian, Christian Hawkesby, Jody Kaye, Kendal Law, Susanna Lee, Cheryll Morales, Simon Pannett, Oyvinn Rimer, Shane Solly and Craig Stent. The Directors of Harbour are Graeme Wong (independent chairman), Wayne Stechman (independent director and head of audit committee), Bill Trotter, Andrew Bascand and Richard Bodman.