Mercer to Expand Investment Management to Asia/Pacific

March 30, 2010 ( - Stephen Roberts will join Mercer as regional business leader for investment management in the Asia/Pacific region, effective April 19.

A Mercer news release said Roberts will be responsible for leading the growth and development of Mercer’s investment management business in the Asia/Pacific region. Mercer will now offer its clients in Asia a complete range of investment advisory services, including implemented solutions where appropriate to meet client needs.    

Roberts has more than 20 years’ investment experience.  Previously he worked for more than seven years in senior executive roles with Russell Investment Group, including as Managing Director, Institutional Investment Services, Australasia.        

Roberts earned a Bachelor of Business with majors in accounting and finance from the University of Technology, Sydney.      

Our investment consultants across Asia look forward to now also being able to bring Mercer’s discretionary multi-manager investment management capabilities to our Asian clients, said Simon Eagleton, regional business leader for Mercer investment consulting, in the news release. Working with Stephen and his team, Mercer will now be able to provide investors with a complete range of investment advisory services – from tailored consulting advice through to complete implemented solutions. With this full range of solutions, we can fit Mercer capabilities to client need.”