AustralianSuper has appointed Nik Kemp as its new head of global real assets. Kemp will oversee the newly merged infrastructure and property teams.
The bringing together of the property and infrastructure teams is a recognition of the increasingly close relationship of the two asset classes, and the need to drive global economies of scale and harness complimentary expertise across the real assets value chain as the fund looks to double the size of its mid-risk portfolio by 2030 to more than $150 billion.
In his new role, Kemp will be responsible for the fund’s global property and infrastructure portfolios and teams, which are being brought together in one real assets team under the leadership of head of mid-risk, Jason Peasley.
Kemp joined AustralianSuper more than 10 years ago and has spent the past six years as head of infrastructure.
In addition to this change, the head of European property, Paul Clark, will become head of European real assets, while